Britain’s former Myanmar envoy detained in Yangon, says report
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Britain’s former Myanmar envoy detained in Yangon, says report

Authorities in Myanmar have detained Britain’s former ambassador to the Southeast Asian nation, where a military junta seized power last year, three people with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday. Vicky Bowman, who currently runs the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), and her husband, Htein Lin, a Burmese artist and former political prisoner,…

UN Avers Russia & US Should Begin Negotiations On Replacing START Treaty Without Delay
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UN Avers Russia & US Should Begin Negotiations On Replacing START Treaty Without Delay

The United Nations (UN) stated that Russia and the United States should begin negotiations on replacing the START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) as soon as possible. The statement was made by Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Under-Secretary-General High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, after the Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons on Friday, August 26. Her remarks came…