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4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Myanmar Dissident Journalist Win Tin Dies

A March 2011 photo shows senior National League for Democracy member U Win Tin besides Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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6 hrs ago | The Independent

Burma mourns death of ally of Aung San Suu Kyi and veteran democracy activist U Win Tin

The 85-year-old poet and former newspaper editor died in Rangoon, having been hospitalised with respiratory problems since last month, officials confirmed Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies

A MYANMAR journalist, dissident and political prisoner, Win Tin who was a close aide to opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has died.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Burma's Badass Gun-toting Medics

The Free Burma Rangers are one of the few aid groups left operating in Myanmar's contested ethnic states-and their work often straddles the line between humanitarian relief and armed activism.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Activism, Fuller Theological Seminary, National League for Democracy

Burmanet

Today (Singapore): Myanmar to stay on reform path, says adviser, but changes will be gradual

Myanmar's political reforms will continue and more changes can be expected after the election next year, but the push towards democracy will be gradual, said a top adviser to the government.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

US calls on Myanmar to stop violence on Muslims

U.S. U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power called on Myanmar's government Thursday to take urgent steps to stop the violence in the western region where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, warning that continuing unrest could imperil the country's path to democracy and prosperity.

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Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Suu Kyi leaves Europe armed with...

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is due to depart France for home on Wednesday, having canvased international support for her agenda of constitutional change in Burma.

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Related Topix: World News, Europe, Germany, Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel

Lifehack.org

12 Best Female Role Models Everyone Should Look Up To

In the modern world, female role models are both in plentiful supply and yet hard to pin down as 'role models.'

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Economist

Cambodian politics: Time to deal

MORE than eight months have passed since a general election paralysed Cambodian politics.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Hun Sen, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Has Aung San Suu Kyi lost her voice?

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Today in Photos, April 14

Myanmar opposition leader and pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi gazes through a crack in what remains of the Berlin Wall in the heart of the once divided city, The giant moving inflated astronaut art piece, Escape Velocity, is surrounded by music fans at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, and ... (more)

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bloomberg

Suu Kyi Says She Won't Single Out Any Groups for Reconciliation

Aung San Suu Kyi , the Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate, said her country's national reconciliation won't be helped by singling out groups such as the Muslim minority and Kachin rebels as special cases.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Burmanet

Al Jazeera: Internet freedom in Myanmar: A curse or an opportunity? - Jillian C. York

Just before former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled from Tunis in January 2011, he addressed his citizens one last time in a seven-minute speech in which he promised "rejection of all forms of censorship".

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Channelnewsasia.com

Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar 'not yet a democracy'

Myanmar's opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi warned on Friday that her country, despite a spate of reforms hailed by the international community, "is not yet a democracy".

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Bangkok Post

Tales of development in Southeast Asia

A popular development story in Asia features Myanmar, the Philippines, South Korea and Thailand.

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Counterpunch

An Open Letter to Aung San Suu Kyi

Thanks to the internet, I have the luxury of putting together this open letter for you .

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Yahoo!

Italy's Berlusconi headed for community service

Italian prosecutors on Thursday approved a request by Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers for the three-time prime minister to do community service rather than face house arrest following a tax fraud conviction.

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The Nation

Aung San Suu Kyi to meet Merkel, receive German award

Myanmar Nobel Peace Prize winner and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Thursday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Burmanet

Myanmar Times: Obama to make return visit in 2014

Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns announced the trip in a speech on April 8 at the launch of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Burma Election Commission to Ban Suu Kyi's Campaign Strategy

The chief of Burma's national election commission has defended the involvement of the army in politics as necessary to prevent a military coup, while also pledging to ban campaign methods used by the main opposition party during the previous by-election.

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