World Bulletin/News Desk
Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi begun a visit to Germany on Thursday.
Suu Kyi, who remained under house arrest for more than a decade in Myanmar, was received by German President Joachim Gauck at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin.
They spoke about the developments in Myanmar.
Aung San Suu Kyi is also to set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Suu Kyi will receive the International Willy Brandt Prize on Friday. The prize is given by Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) to persons or institutions for their distinguished contribution to international understanding between people.
More than 15,000 demonstrated against racism and fascism in Helsinki today
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed his deputy chief of staff, Vyacheslav Volodin, to be chairman of the new State Duma
Angela Merkel, facing backlash over her refugee policy has met with European leaders in Vienna on Saturday to explore new measures to help the continent deal with its influx of refugees
The Democratic Republic of Congo has seen violent clashes this week between security forces and demonstrators demanding the resignation of President Joseph Kabila.
Attacks on shelters housing refugees is set to double, with much blame directed to the rise of the far right parties in Europe
Keith Lamont Scott, a disabled 43 year old man was shot dead by police officers in Charlotte, North Carolina in the latest round of carnage by US police officers on African American men
With 61.8 pct of the votes, Jeremy Corbyn set to continue as leader of UK's main opposition party
Hamas should be removed from the EU's terrorism blacklist, a top European Court of Justice (ECJ) advisor has recommended.
Abe speaks with Castro brothers about North Korea’s weapons program, Japanese-Cuban trade and debt forgiveness
The populist AfD party has raised controversy once again on Thursday when it was discovered one had called refugees "parasites" and another had trafficked in Nazi memorabilia
While tourism in general remains low, tourists from nearby Turkey to Lesbos decline even more post July 15 defeated coup
Could the election results break the political deadlock in Spain that has endured over 9 months without a government?
Protesters in Johannesburg call for immediate release of all Palestinian political prisoners
Gaza-based resistance group voices support for one-year-old ‘Jerusalem Uprising’ against Israeli occupation