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11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice

Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford and even founded the Visva-Bharati University.

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Related Topix: Mahatma Gandhi, World News, Movies, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Fox News

7 'James Bond' girls scandals

On screen they played the desirable love interests of 007, but off screen many of the Bond girls got themselves into trouble.

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Related Topix: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Has the United States Forgotten Suu Kyi?

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets National League for Democracy chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi at her lakeside villa in Rangoon on Sunday evening.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Global Voices Online

Five Million People Have Had Enough of Myanmar's Current Constitution

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: National League for Democracy, Activism

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Ethnic Leaders Want Suu Kyi to Observe Signing of National Ceasefire

Leaders from ethnic armed groups met with Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her house in Rangoon on Monday to discuss the ongoing peace process.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

On Obama's Foreign Policy Report Card, Burma Gets a Pass

Burma's President Thein Sein, right, is pictured alongside US President Barack Obama as they participate in a group photo at the East Asian Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Nov. 19, 2011.

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

Asia Times

Media suppression imperils Myanmar reform

SPEAKING FREELY Media suppression imperils Myanmar reform By Elliot Brennan Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Journalism, Thein Sein

Sat Aug 16, 2014

USA Today

As reforms slow, Burmese call for more change

As reforms slow, Burmese call for more change Rebel groups want the military rulers to adopt more democratic reforms Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/VuqmvD BEIJING - As peace talks to end one of the world's longest-running civil wars resume in Burma, pro-democracy activists are pushing the military-led government to give up one ... (more)

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Bi Mon Te Nay Journalists Denied Bail

Four journalists and a publisher of Rangoon-based Bi Mon Te Nay weekly journal have been denied bail, as they continue to fight allegations of state sedition in court.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Prison, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

AlertNet

Corrupt "land grabs" imperil democracy in Burma

Petitioners shout for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to come out from her house in Yangon to help settle land disputes.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Daily Times

People's petition' submitted to Myanmar parliament

YANGON: A petition calling for the removal of an effective military veto over constitutional amendments in Myanmar has been submitted to parliament, the opposition said Thursday.

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

Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: NLD presents petition to parliament calling to amend 436

The National League for Democracy and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society on Tuesday handed over a petition to parliament with nearly five million signatures calling for an amendment to Article 436 of the Burmese Constitution.

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Related Topix: National League for Democracy, World News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Burmanet

Radio Free Asia: Myanmar political parties concerned by government cease-fire push

Several political parties in Myanmar said Tuesday that the government appeared to be rushing to conclude a nationwide cease-fire agreement with armed ethnic groups without enabling them to adequately address the key concerns of the groups.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Suria

Myanmar parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi...

Myanmar's parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition calling for an end to the army's veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said Monday.

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Related Topix: National League for Democracy, Burma,

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

US Will Not - Turn a Blind Eye' to Burma's Reform Issues: Kerry

The United States will not turn a blind eye to problems including human rights violations in Burma, Secretary of State John Kerry said during his visit to the country, while reaffirming his government's endorsement of President Thein Sein's reforms.

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

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Kerry tries to ease Asian territorial disputes

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried Sunday to calm the brewing storm over territorial disputes in Asian waters, appealing to China and its neighbors to settle their differences and ease tensions.

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Voice of America

US Portrays ASEAN Meeting as Setback for China

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference concluding his visit to Naypyitaw to participate in the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Aug. 10, 2014.

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State Department

East Asia and the Pacific: Press Availability on the Attended Ministerial Meetings

SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. I want to thank President Thein Sein for his government's warm welcome here during the course of this conference, for his leadership as chair of ASEAN, and for serving as the United States-ASEAN country coordinator.

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Related Topix: Thein Sein, World News

Sat Aug 09, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Jesse Eisenberg relates to on-screen character in Night Movies

Jesse, 30, plays the role of an eco-warrior who blows up a hydro-electric dam, and revealed that a combination of personal experience and research helped him to excel.

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Related Topix: Jesse Eisenberg, World News, Dakota Fanning, Movies, Entertainment

The Washington Post

U.S. seeks to shore up incomplete reforms in Burma

The Obama administration claims the rapid shift away from military dictatorship in Burma as a rare foreign policy success, both for the advance of democratic principles and in the shadowy contest with China for influence and market share.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, World News

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