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David Cameron meets iconic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Cameron backs Burma sanctions suspension

International sanctions against Burma should be suspended, David Cameron has said after talks with Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon.

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  • Rio Tinto joins new iron ore trading network

    Rio Tinto has become a member of the new China Beijing Metals Exchange (CBMX). The CBMX is an electronic trading platform that will provide participating members with an additional iron ore trading channel in the China market.

  • ESRC: Climate change action "a matter of life and death"

    Infrastructure a matter of life and death for people in countries most affected by climate change.

  • ESRC Festival of Social Sciences: 'The World at 7 Billion'

    What does it mean for us that the world’s population has reached 7 billion? Is it sustainable? Will there be enough food, energy, land space, or even enough oxygen, for not just the 7 billion we have now, but the 9 billion we are estimated to have by 2015? What can we do about it? The Festival of Social Sciences event ‘The World at 7 Billion’ is certainly not shying away from brave questions.

  • Queen remains Australia's head of state

    Australian PM wants to axe the Queen

    The Australian prime minister has said she hopes Queen Elizabeth II will be the last British head of state of her country, putting some life into the ongoing general election campaign.

  • Afghan children deaths up 55%

    Afghan civilian deaths jump upwards

    The number of civilians dying as a result of the struggle against the Taliban jumped upwards in the first half of 2010, United Nations figures show.

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