Archivi giornalieri: gennaio 27, 2009

Nato confirms Russia talks to resume

The Nato secretary general Jaap De Hoop Scheffer has confirmed to Al Jazeera that top level contacts between the organisation and Russia will resume.

Ties have been frozen since last August’s war in Georgia.

Hamish MacDonald spoke to him.


Rohingyas claim Myanmar troop abuse

Al Jazeera has spoken to a group of Muslim Rohingyas, who say they were attacked by Myanmar border patrol officers, as they tried to flee the country.

They say their boat was boarded, many of them were beaten and burnt – and that the soldiers even attempted to sink the vessel.

Selina Downes reports from the town of Ranong, in southern Thailand.