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US to lift trade sanctions against Myanmar

President Obama announces US to lift sanctions against Myanmar during a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington

President Obama announces US to lift sanctions against Myanmar during a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington

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Myanmar: the Rohingya's plight

It is significant that the Burmese Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi, called out for help to find a solution to the Rohingya’s situation.

It is significant that the Burmese Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi, called out for help to find a solution to the Rohingya’s situation.

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Myanmar: Annan faces anger as he probes plight of Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…

Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…

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Aung San Suu Kyi opens peace talks to end decades of fighting in Myanmar

Hundreds of representatives of ethnic groups have gathered in the capital of Myanmar, as Aung Sun Suu Kyi opened peace talks to end decades of fighting between the military and…

Hundreds of representatives of ethnic groups have gathered in the capital of Myanmar, as Aung Sun Suu Kyi opened peace talks to end decades of fighting between the military and…

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Myanmar burns large pile of heroin and marijuana on UN anti-drugs day

Myanmar – otherwise known as Burma – has marked Sunday’s UN international day against drug trafficking and abuse by burning a vast quantity of substances in a public…

Myanmar – otherwise known as Burma – has marked Sunday’s UN international day against drug trafficking and abuse by burning a vast quantity of substances in a public…

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Dozens of political prisoners released in Myanmar

It marks the first such wave of releases pledged by Aung San Suu Kyi as a top priority for the new government.

It marks the first such wave of releases pledged by Aung San Suu Kyi as a top priority for the new government.

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Htin Kyaw wins presidental vote in Myanmar

Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s new president. Kyaw is a close friend of the Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the governing

Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s new president. Kyaw is a close friend of the Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the governing

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Aung San Suu Kyi loyalist poised for Myanmar presidency

A close friend and confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi has been confirmed as the presidential candidate of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament. The Nobel

A close friend and confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi has been confirmed as the presidential candidate of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament. The Nobel

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Aung San Suu Kyi ruled out as Myanmar's next president

Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has nominated her former driver and close aide to be Myanmar’s next president. The National League for Democracy (NLD) is

Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has nominated her former driver and close aide to be Myanmar’s next president. The National League for Democracy (NLD) is

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Myanmar NLD names Suu Kyi friend as presidential candidate

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed Htin Kyaw who is a close friend of party leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi , as presidential

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed Htin Kyaw who is a close friend of party leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi , as presidential

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Myanmar: historic scenes in national parliament

The first democratically-elected assembly for 50 years is voted in, but the military retains key ministries

The first democratically-elected assembly for 50 years is voted in, but the military retains key ministries

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi readies for power as her party comes to parliament

They are doctors, poets, teachers, farmers, fishermen. Many are new to politics, and had to receive intensive instruction in law and constitutional

They are doctors, poets, teachers, farmers, fishermen. Many are new to politics, and had to receive intensive instruction in law and constitutional

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Myanmar generals hand over power to Suu Kyi's NLD

Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s

Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s

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Myanmar begins releasing political prisoners

Myanmar said on Friday that it was freeing around 100 people from jail – just days before the first sitting of a new parliament dominated by the

Myanmar said on Friday that it was freeing around 100 people from jail – just days before the first sitting of a new parliament dominated by the

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Aung San Suu Kyi leads a cleaning up operation

The leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy led a roadside clean up on Sunday, in the constituency where she won a seat in the country’s

The leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy led a roadside clean up on Sunday, in the constituency where she won a seat in the country’s

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Aung San Suu Kyi holds transition talks with Myanmar president

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks with the country’s president Thein Sein to discuss the smooth transfer of power to her

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks with the country’s president Thein Sein to discuss the smooth transfer of power to her

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Myanmar: dozens die in jade mine landslide

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 90 people. It is reported those who died were climbing on waste material

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 90 people. It is reported those who died were climbing on waste material

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Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy wins majority in Myanmar

The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough

The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough

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Aung San Suu Kyi seeks "national reconciliation" meeting with military

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a "national reconciliation" meeting with the president and military as her party inches closer to election victory in Myanmar.

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a "national reconciliation" meeting with the president and military as her party inches closer to election victory in Myanmar.

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Suu Kyi continues life-long fight for Myanmar democracy

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after

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Myanmar: facts and background

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, held a general election on Sunday, its second since polls in 2010 ended almost a

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, held a general election on Sunday, its second since polls in 2010 ended almost a