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News: Burma

We have started to collect the most important news related to Burma in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Burma: news

VIDEO: Suu Kyi leaves Burma after 24 years

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 20:34

Aung San Suu Kyi has travelled outside Burma for the first time in twenty-four years.
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Suu Kyi in historic foreign trip

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 15:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Thailand on her first trip outside Burma in more than two decades.
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India PM meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 7:06
related countries: India India

Indian PM Manmohan Singh meets Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, hours ahead of her first trip overseas in 24 years.
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VIDEO: India and Burma sign trade agreements

Monday, May 28th 2012, 18:28
related countries: India India

India and Burma have signed 12 agreements in a bid to strengthen trade and diplomatic ties.
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India PM in historic Burma visit

Monday, May 28th 2012, 7:17
related countries: India India

Manmohan Singh is meeting President Thein Sein as he makes the first official visit to Burma by an Indian prime minister since 1987.
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VIDEO: India PM's historic visit to Burma

Monday, May 28th 2012, 3:49
related countries: India India

India's Prime Minister is making the first official visit to Burma by an Indian premier since 1987.
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Slow progress in solving Burma's ethnic conflicts

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 2:06

Some hopes of solving Burma's armed ethnic conflicts
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Suu Kyi to make Thai forum visit

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 4:38
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to attend the World Economic Forum in Bangkok next week, leaving Burma for the first time in 24 years.
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Burma's plea over power protests

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 12:37

Burma's reformist, military-backed government appeals for public understanding after rare protests by hundreds of people against chronic power shortages.
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US relaxes some Burma sanctions

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 22:30
related countries: United States United States

The US says it has relaxed some sanctions on investments in Burma and named an ambassador to the country following political reforms.
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Burma sees first gay pride event

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 17:47

Hundreds of people attend the first gay pride event to be held in Burma, where homosexual relationships are banned.
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Korea's Lee visits Burma memorial

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 7:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Lee Myung-bak meets Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and visits a mausoleum in Rangoon, 29 years after a deadly North Korean bomb attack there.
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S Korea president in Burma visit

Monday, May 14th 2012, 8:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Rangoon

President Lee Myung-bak is due in Burma - the first visit by a South Korean leader since a 1983 North Korean bomb attack in Rangoon that killed 21.
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Aung San Suu Kyi given passport

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 14:46

Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is given a passport for the first time in 24 years.
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Suu Kyi enters Burma parliament

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 7:03

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is sworn in as a member of Burma's parliament, a month after her party's sweeping victory in by-elections.
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VIDEO: Aung San Suu Kyi sworn in as MP

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 4:03

The Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is taking her seat in parliament on Wednesday, just over a month after her party won in by-elections.
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UN chief meets Suu Kyi in Burma

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 10:20

UN leader Ban Ki-moon meets opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time in Burma, on a visit aimed at encouraging more democratic reforms.
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VIDEO: UN chief: Suu Kyi 'symbol of hope'

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 6:20

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has met opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma and has described her as "a symbol of our hope for human rights for all".
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Suu Kyi backs down over MP oath

Monday, April 30th 2012, 12:08

Aung San Suu Kyi says she will take the Burmese parliamentary oath despite disputing the wording of it, as the UN's Ban Ki-moon urges political engagement.
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Unite for change, Ban urges Burma

Monday, April 30th 2012, 7:09

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges Burma's president and its opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to work as partners on a path to change.
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VIDEO: UN leader in historic visit to Burma

Monday, April 30th 2012, 1:08

The UN Secretary General has said the winds of change are blowing in Burma but more needs to be done to achieve democracy.
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UN's Ban in landmark Burma visit

Sunday, April 29th 2012, 8:34

UN head Ban Ki-moon is making a landmark visit to Burma to meet Aung San Suu Kyi and encourage the government to make further democratic reforms.
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VIDEO: EU policy chief on Burma hopes

Saturday, April 28th 2012, 10:18

The European Union foreign policy chief has met Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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EU foreign policy chief in Burma

Saturday, April 28th 2012, 7:22
related places: Rangoon

The European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton meets pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma before opening an office in Rangoon.
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EU suspends most Burma sanctions

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 12:00

The European Union formally agrees to suspend sanctions against Burma for a year in recognition of "historic changes" in the past year, officials say.
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NLD in Burma parliament 'boycott'

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 9:30

Burma's parliament reconvenes amid a boycott by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, as the European Union agrees to ease sanctions.
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Did economic sanctions play a role in Burma's reform?

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 0:19

But did economic sanctions spur Burma's reforms?
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Japan agrees Burma debt write-off

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 12:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan agrees to write off more than $3.7bn (£2.29bn) of debt to Burma as its president continues his first visit there.
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Burma leader in Japan to talk aid

Friday, April 20th 2012, 13:41
related countries: Japan Japan

Burmese President Thein Sein is in Japan for a visit expected to focus on financial aid and debt relief, as the EU prepares to suspend sanctions.
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EU 'to ease most Burma sanctions'

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 12:45

European Union diplomats are reported to have reached a preliminary deal to suspend most sanctions against Burma for a year.
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Burma's Suu Kyi to visit Europe

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 10:35
related countries: Norway Norway

Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to travel abroad for the first time in 24 years, suggesting she has growing confidence in reforms.
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US to ease some Burma sanctions

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 18:39
related countries: United States United States

The US eases some financial sanctions against Burma as the international effort to encourage reform gathers pace.
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