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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR: ANALYSIS

    Monks join anti-Rohingya marches, adding to pressure on minority

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... to Myanmese citizenship and to condemn "terrorism of Rohingya Bengalis who cruelly killed ethnic Rakhines". Fighting erupted in June between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists across Rakhine ... Greg Torode, Chief Asia correspondent Buddhist monks have joined protest marches in Myanmar in support of a controversial presidential call to deport the minority Muslims Pressure builds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1028957/monks-join-anti-rohingya-marches-adding-pressure-minority
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR: ANALYSIS

    Scripted visit to Myanmar may help build presidential legacy for Obama

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Yangon

    ... and their entourage went barefoot as part of Buddhist tradition at the revered shrine. Even Obama's Secret Service agents were left scurrying shoeless and sockless, talking quietly into their radios, ... for her heroism- mispronounced her name at least twice. And there was another awkward moment at the end when he embraced and kissed the devout Buddhist, leaving her visibly uncomfortable. Obama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1087003/scripted-visit-myanmar-may-help-build-presidential-legacy-obama

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