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New Zealand has reaffirmed to continue providing aid to Myanmar's democratization process, official media reported Saturday.

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Myanmar has established diplomatic ties with Angola at ambassadorial level following the signing of a joint communique on the establishment between Myanmar's permanent representative to the United Nations and counterpart of Angola in New York, state media reported Friday.

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Angola and Myanmar signed an accord to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries, the African country's official news agency Angop reported on Friday.

The document was signed in New York on Thursday by Angolan Ambassador to the United Nations Ismael Martins and his Myanmar's counterpart Kyaw Tin.

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Dalai Lama welcomes Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) before their meeting during the 17th Forum 2000 Conference, on September 15, 2013, in Prague. Photo: Forum 2000

The Dalai Lama on Tuesday urged Myanmar monks to act according to their Buddhist principles, in a plea to end the deadly violence against the country's Muslim minority.

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi during their meeting in Prague, Czech Republic on September 15, 2013. The two Nobel Peace Laureates are in Prague to attend the 17th Forum 2000 Conference on Societies in Transition. (Photo by Jeremy Russell/OHHDL)

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has risked prompting Chinese anger after it was confirmed she had a private meeting with the Dalai Lama on the sidelines of a Prague rights conference, its spokesman said Monday.

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The UN atomic agency said Monday it will sign an agreement with Myanmar aimed at clearing up lingering suspicions that its military junta might have sought nuclear weapons.