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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... the daughter of Myanmar's independence hero is convinced "that she has been born to rule". The United States lent support to Suu Kyi's efforts last month, saying reform "should pave the way for the Burmese to freely choose their president". But within Myanmar "there is no support for a change to this article" outside the NLD, said independent Myanmar ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... there in the past three years. The government has denied the torture allegations. Meanwhile, the country's political situation has become complicated by the rise of a movement of extreme Buddhist ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... general for humanitarian affairs Kyung-wha Kang said that because of severe restrictions on their freedom of movement, both in camps and isolated villages, many Muslims could not rebuild ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Aung San Suu Kyi's hopes of Myanmar presidency suffer blow

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... on the panel are from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), which was created from a social movement set up by the former junta. A vote in the bicameral legislature to change ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s Win Tin, who died at 84, a warrior for freedom to the end

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:14am by AP

    ... spokesman Nyan Win said. A funeral service will be held tomorrow. A towering figure within the democracy movement, Win Tin formed the NLD with Aung San Suu Kyi in 1988 and was imprisoned ... his career as a journalist working as a night editor at the Agence France-Presse bureau in Yangon in the early 1950s soon after Myanmar won its independence from British colonial rule. After ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar reporters in court over China chemical-arms-plant stories

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... with Democratic Voice of Burma, an independent media organisation based in Yangon, Ye Htut, an adviser to President Thein Sein, and former senior officer of the armed forces, compared the case ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Buddhists seek wider aid ban after MSF is barred from Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... a success with MSF, they will move on to the next target Independent analyst Richard Horsey In the Muslim camps most are Rohingya, a stateless minority viewed as illegal migrants by Myanmese ... in comments made before the MSF announcement. "They are not for us, we know that, but they are helping our enemies," he said of foreign aid groups. Richard Horsey, an independent analyst, ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Buddhist mob may have killed dozen Muslims in Myanmar: rights group

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 05:05pm by AP

    ... been building in the region since last month, when monks from a Buddhist extremist movement known as 969 toured the area and gave sermons by loudspeaker advocating the expulsion of all ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Evidence of Buddhist massacre of Muslims in Myanmar mounts

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 01:36am by AP

    ... But evidence of a massacre, first reported last week, has been steadily mounting, with an independent Thailand-based rights group, Fortify Rights, also saying yesterday that more than 40 were killed. ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees five political prisoners under Thein Sein pardon

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... Tun and Aung Min Naing, who led a march to the headquarters of the ethnic Kachin Independence Organisation in northern Myanmar early last year, were serving seven-month sentences for breaking ...




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