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2 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Media Group Criticizes Deportation of Burmese Journalists

A Southeast Asian press watchdog has raised concerns over Thailand's deportation of two Burmese media professionals to Burma, where they face prosecution after publishing an article that upset their government.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Burma, World News, Southeast Asia, Thailand

6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

5m want Myanmar charter changed

Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, National League for Democracy

8 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

NLD Says 5 Million Sign Petition to Change Constitution

Burma's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of Parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year.

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Related Topix: National League for Democracy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Burmanet

The Diplomat: Myanmar's constitutional uncertainty

Martyr's Day in Myanmar - the National League for Democracy wound up an eight-week campaign calling for changes to the country's constitution.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, National League for Democracy,

Burmanet

The Diplomat: U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma - Hugo Swire

The last three years in Burma have seen remarkable change, as the country starts out on the hard, but essential, journey towards democracy.

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Related Topix: World News, Burma

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Martyrs' Day Observed on a Grand Scale

Burmese across the country paid tribute on Saturday to fallen independence hero Gen.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, National League for Democracy

Bangkok Post

Aung San Suu Kyi marks Martyr's Day in Myanmar

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy.

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Related Topix: World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Canada.com

Gormley: Shooting an elephant in Burma

In this Nov. 19, 2012 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, right, waves as he embraces Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi after addressing members of the media at Suu Kyi's residence in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Burma,

The Washington Post

Wives Hide HIV to Avoid Beating as Stigma Saps Progress on AIDS

In a busy Mozambique clinic, a 25- year-old mother says she won't tell her estranged husband she has HIV for fear she will be blamed and beaten.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Business News

The News-Gazette

This day in history: July 20, 2014

On July 20, 1944, an attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb failed as the explosion only wounded the Nazi leader.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Chicago, IL, Charitable Organizations, Special Olympics, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Erie Times News

Today in History for July 20

On July 20, 1944, an attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb failed as the explosion only wounded the Nazi leader.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Charitable Organizations, Special Olympics, Chicago, IL, World News

Babalu Blog

Cuba and Sanctions: What really motivates ruthless dictators

It is a never ending siren song by "Cuba Experts" and Castro propagandists that the ignorant find difficult to resist: Lift sanctions against the apartheid regime of Cuba's ruthless Castro dictatorship and liberating democracy will suddenly and magically appear on the island.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, World News, Conservative Political News

Suria

At least 38 killed in fiery China road...

At least 38 people were killed when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a highway in central China early Saturday, state media reported.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Taiwan, World News

Suria

Sri Lanka all out for 292 in first innings

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 292 in reply to South Africa's first innings total of 455-9, on the fourth day of the first Test in Galle on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Portraits of Burma's Independence Hero

An art exhibition to honor Burma's independence hero was not originally scheduled to open on the anniversary of his death.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News

Channelnewsasia.com

Millions back Suu Kyi's call for Myanmar charter change

Myanmar's opposition has gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president, in a show of political strength ahead of elections next year.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, National League for Democracy

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Campaign to change Myanmar's constitution exceeds expectations

Myanmar's opposition party, the National League for Democracy, said the public support for their campaign to amend the country's constitution far exceeded their expectations.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Oxford University Strengthens Ties in Burma

Less than one year after reopening its doors to undergraduates, Burma's most prominent institution of higher education is strengthening ties with the University of Oxford in England, where opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied in the 1960s and earned an honorary degree in 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Burma, Southeast Asia, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

New UN rights envoy to Myanmar to visit tense area

The new U.N. special envoy to Myanmar for human rights arrived Wednesday on her first mission to the Southeast Asian nation, coming at a time of renewed political stress and sectarian tensions.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Press Council Requests Meeting With President, Contacts Parliament

The Interim Myanmar Press Council said it has requested a meeting with President Thein Sein to discuss the growing threat to media freedom in Burma, while it has also sent letters to several Lower House committees asking lawmakers to look into the situation.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Thein Sein, Public Relations, Prison,

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