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Baba Solja finds Burmese saviours
Baba Solja finds Burmese saviours
A few months before he was shot as an enemy soldier in its sweltering jungles, 16-year-old Nigerian Isaac Fadoyebo had never even heard of Burma. The...
Burma gets steamed up by sex education magazine
Burma gets steamed up by sex education magazine
With its glossy pages of pouting models and racy romance tips, Hnyo has sparked fevered debate since hitting Burma's bookstores in...
Two killed after Burma plane makes a crash landing
Two killed after Burma plane makes a crash landing
Two people were killed and 11 others were injured, the airline and officials said on Tuesday.
Obama to offer $170-million in Burma aid
Obama to offer $170-million in Burma aid
Obama unveiled the development aid to coincide with the formal opening of a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in...
Burma opens probe into sectarian strife
Burma opens probe into sectarian strife
Burma has set up a new commission to probe sectarian clashes that saw scores killed and displaced tens of thousands, members told AFP, following...
Suu Kyi ready to lead Burma to democracy
Suu Kyi ready to lead Burma to democracy
This is the strongest signal yet that she sees herself as someone who could lead her country one day.
Burma unrest escalates in worst violence in years
Burma unrest escalates in worst violence in years
Houses were burnt down late on Wednesday in two villages near the Bangladesh border but there were no reports of further deaths. Scores of people...
Bangladesh bars Burmese boat people
Bangladesh bars Burmese boat people
Burmese refugees cheer the visit of 'Mother Suu'
Burmese refugees cheer the visit of 'Mother Suu'
Amid chaotic scenes, Suu Kyi stood on a plastic chair and without the aid of a microphone shouted her greetings to the jubilant crowd at the Mae La...
Burmese opposition leader Suu Kyi sworn in as MP
Burmese opposition leader Suu Kyi sworn in as MP
Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in as an MP on Wednesday, opening a new chapter in the Nobel laureate's near quarter-century struggle against oppression....
Suu Kyi ends boycott of Burma's Parliament
Suu Kyi ends boycott of Burma's Parliament
The party of Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi agreed on Monday to end a boycott of Parliament and swear an oath to protect the Constitution, said party officials, apparently ending a dispute with the government....

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