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Suu Kyi may soon play a role in Burma's parliament
Suu Kyi may soon play a role in Burma's parliament
Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi could be given a job in Burma's nominally civilian government if she is elected to parliament in the April...
Seventeen killed in Rangoon warehouse blast
Seventeen killed in Rangoon warehouse blast
A large predawn explosion at a warehouse in Burma's biggest city Rangoon on Thursday killed at least 17 people and injured dozens but was not...
State group urges Burma to set free political prisoners
State group urges Burma to set free political prisoners
A new government-appointed human rights body in Burma, also known as Myanmar, has urged the country's president on Tuesday to release "prisoners of...
Burmese firm gets SA exploration right
Burmese firm gets SA exploration right
South Africa has handed an offshore petroleum exploration right to a company reportedly tied to the military junta that has ruled Burma brutally...
Suu Kyi's party urges West to keep Burma sanctions
Suu Kyi's party urges West to keep Burma sanctions
The party of Burma pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi recommended on Monday maintaining Western sanctions on the country, saying the embargoes...
Junta silent as Burma awaits Suu Kyi release
Junta silent as Burma awaits Suu Kyi release
Detained Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was due to be freed from house arrest on Saturday, but there was still no sign the country's...
Burma's Suu Kyi files new appeal against detention
Burma's Suu Kyi files new appeal against detention
Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has lodged a new appeal with the Supreme Court against her house arrest in a last-chance attempt to win...
China casts nervous eye at erstwhile ally Burma
China casts nervous eye at erstwhile ally Burma
The giant red poster staring over China's Wanding border crossing with Burma proclaims that their "brotherly feelings will last forever".
Burma court allows Suu Kyi witness appeal
Burma court allows Suu Kyi witness appeal
Burma's top court agreed on Wednesday to hear an appeal by Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyers to reinstate two witnesses at her trial, as United Nations...
Suu Kyi lawyers challenge Burma barring of witnesses
Suu Kyi lawyers challenge Burma barring of witnesses
Lawyers for Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will go to court on Friday to challenge the barring of three defence witnesses from testifying...
Suu Kyi testifies about American visitor
Suu Kyi testifies about American visitor
Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi told a court on Tuesday she didn't think she was violating the terms of her house arrest when she...
Burma's leader warns on democracy at military parade
Burma's leader warns on democracy at military parade
Burma's junta chief Than Shwe urged political parties to shun foreign ideologies if they want democracy as the military put on a show of might at...

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