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  1. Burma's grim realityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... politician, was released along with hundreds of other political prisoners. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, the democracy leader who had spent the better part of two decades under house arrest, also was freed and allowed to contest and win a ...

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  2. Not A Kon Tiki AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Outlook

    ... get caught. But in December 2008, the Andamans turned into a graveyard for the Rohingya. Four years later, Aung San Suu Kyi came to Delhi. Just months earlier, Rohingyas had been brutally attacked in Rakhine state and herded into refugee camps. At a ...

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  3. A Name With No PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Outlook

    "Will any American or European country allow one of its citizens, a man, to have two wives? And will these countries give in to the demands of a community or people who want a separate set of laws for themselves based on their religion?" asks a Myanmar government official rhetorically. "No, they won't," he says emphatically.

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  4. Friday, July 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the country's decolonization from Portugal in 1975. 1995 - Opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is freed from house arrest in Rangoon, Burma, now known as Yangon, Myanmar, days before completing her six-year detention. ...

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  5. Kathleen Parker: Michelle Obama's evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Bush became a harsh critic of the military junta in Myanmar and an advocate for jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, later turning her attentions to the women and girls of Afghanistan and the Middle East. Speaking Monday at a luncheon hosted ...

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  6. Myanmar's Suu Kyi Skips Conflict-Torn State on Campaign TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Wall Street Journal

    SITTWE, Myanmar-As opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her way across Myanmar, campaigning for her party before this fall's national election, she is noticeably skipping at least one state: Rakhine, home to the Rohingya Muslims at the center of Southeast Asia's refugee crisis . The Rohingya have become a political tinderbox for Ms.

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  7. Myanmar Arrests, Charges Student ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Big News Network.com

    ... o block several proposed constitutional amendments, including one that would have allowed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president.

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  8. a Burmese D Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Daily Star

    ... in the Panglong Agreement. Signed by Aung San, a leading architect of Myanmar's independence (and father to Aung San Suu Kyi), as well as Kachin, Chin and Shan representatives, the agreement promised broad regional autonomy to the ethnic minorities ...

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  9. Myanmar's parliament shoots down vote to lessen military controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | World Magazine

    Myanmar's recent transition toward democracy is still haunted by a half-century of brutal military dictatorship and a junta-era constitution. Last week, lawmakers met to discuss several proposed amendments to loosen the military's power grip and allow former political prisoner and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president.

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  10. Singapore Deputy PM meets Myanmar President, opposition leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Union Solidarity and Development Party and Parliamentary Speaker, and held talks with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. (Photo: Singapore Ministry of ...

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  11. Democratic Voice of Burma: Election Commission calls for public support on voter lists - Shwe AungRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Burmanet

    ... in the upcoming 2015 elections when the polling date is announced. Nonetheless, on Sunday, NLD chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi called for supporters to ensure that the party wins a landslide victory in the elections, which are slated to be held in ...

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  12. Agence France-Presse: Suu Kyi rallies supporters for 'landslide election win'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Burmanet

    Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday called on her party to push for a landslide victory at the general elections slated for later this year, as she celebrated her birthday with supporters. The comments came after the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who turned 70 on Friday, cut a birthday cake alongside fellow National League for Democracy luminaries during an official celebration at a restaurant famed for being a dissident meeting place.

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  13. Scuffles at anti-army Myanmar protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Bangkok Post

    Angry crowds scuffled with police in downtown Yangon Tuesday in a protest against the Myanmar army's veto on constitutional change, blamed for the defeat last week of a charter reform bill backed by Aung San Suu Kyi. Police and student protesters push each other during a demonstration against unelected soldiers who make up a quarter of parliamentary seats, in Yangon on June 30, 2015 A few hundred passers-by joined a handful of student demonstrators calling for the removal of the unelected soldiers who make up a quarter of parliamentary seats, as they faced off against a wall of riot police, many carrying batons and shields.

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  14. Mizzima: Ramos-Horta: Myanmar needs to do more to address the Rohingya issueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Burmanet

    Nobel Peace Laureate and former President of Timor Leste Jose Ramos-Horta has urged Myanmar to do more to address the Rohingya issue reported Channel News Asia on 21 June. He said Asia has done well overall in peace building, reconciliation, and democratisation over the last 30 years.

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  15. Scuffles at protest over Myanmar charter vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Peninsula

    Angry crowds scuffled with police in downtown Yangon Tuesday in a protest against the Myanmar army's veto on constitutional change, blamed for the defeat last week of a charter reform bill backed by Aung San Suu Kyi. A few hundred passers-by joined a handful of student demonstrators calling for the removal of the unelected soldiers who make up a quarter of parliamentary seats, as they faced off against a wall of riot police, many carrying batons and shields.

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  16. Professor Stephen Hawking to deliver Reith LectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Salisbury Journal

    The renowned physicist, 73, follows in the footsteps of artist Grayson Perry and Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in delivering the Radio 4 lecture. Listeners will be able to suggest questions in advance for Professor Hawking, whose life was recently dramatised in an Oscar-winning film, to answer.

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  17. Constitutional reform in Burma: What next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Asian Correspondent

    ... remove their constitutional veto. This article directly affects opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. It says: "[Neither the president] himself [nor] one of the parents, the spouse, one of the legitimate children or their spouses ...

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  18. Professor Stephen Hawking is to deliver this year's BBC Reith LectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Wiltshire Times

    The renowned physicist, 73, follows in the footsteps of artist Grayson Perry and Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in delivering the Radio 4 lecture. Listeners will be able to suggest questions in advance for Professor Hawking, whose life was recently dramatised in an Oscar-winning film, to answer.

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  19. Hawking to lecture on black holesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | BBC News

    ... Atul Gawande examined the future of medicine. Past lecturers include artist Grayson Perry, politician Aung San Suu Kyi and conductor Daniel Barenboim. Prof Hawking's lecture coincides with BBC Radio 4's plans to mark the 100th anniversary of Albert ...

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  20. AP Analysis: Trade victory boosts Obama in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to dilute the military's role in politics. The legislature also blocked the prospect of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi contesting for the presidency in crucial November elections. China's territorial ambitions have become a source of growing ...

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