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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

Burma leader in election warning

Monday, January 4th 2010, 10:37

Burma's military leader Than Shwe urges people to make "correct choices" this year, in the nation's first poll for two decades.
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Brown pledges support to Suu Kyi

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 1:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM Gordon Brown writes a personal letter to Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, praising her courage.
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Burmese Muslims to be repatriated

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 13:39
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Burma has agreed to repatriate 9,000 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh, the Bangladeshi government says.
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Burma to buy Russian MiG planes

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 11:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has signed a contract to deliver 20 MiG-29 fighter planes to Burma, according to Russian media reports.
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Burma to review Suu Kyi sentence

Monday, December 21st 2009, 12:41

Burma's Supreme Court agrees to review the term of extended house arrest given to pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Burma blames bomb on Karen rebels

Friday, December 18th 2009, 10:32

Burma's military rulers blame ethnic Karen rebels for a bomb that killed at least seven people, state-run media say.
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Suu Kyi meets NLD party leaders

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 15:00

Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is allowed a rare meeting with elderly officials of her NLD party.
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Burma opium production up again

Monday, December 14th 2009, 4:49

The UN reports a worrying increase in opium production in Burma for the third year in a row, a 50% rise since 2006.
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Suu Kyi talks with Burma official

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 11:30

Burma's detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets a government minister even as state media criticise her.
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Burma's Suu Kyi appeal possible

Friday, December 4th 2009, 12:16

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her extended detention may be heard in late December.
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Pirates jailed for yacht murder

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 16:16
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Burmese fishermen and a 17-year-old boy are jailed in Thailand for murdering a British yachtsman.
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Many die in Burma ferry sinking

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 9:28

At least 50 people are feared drowned in Burma after a ferry and a barge collide on the Nwagun River, officials say.
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Burma's Suu Kyi calls for talks

Monday, November 16th 2009, 7:46

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi calls for direct talks with the country's military leader Than Shwe.
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Obama urges Burma to free Suu Kyi

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 10:59
related countries: United States United States

The US president "directly" calls on Burma's prime minister to release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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New bid to free Burma's Suu Kyi

Friday, November 13th 2009, 10:37

Burma's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi lodges a new appeal for release from her extended house arrest.
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Burmese army targets India rebels

Friday, November 6th 2009, 5:25
related countries: India India
related places: Naga

Burmese troops attack a base of Naga separatists in the country's northwest, Indian military officials say.
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US diplomats meet Burmese leaders

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 10:06
related countries: United States United States

US envoys meet both Burma's PM and detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in the highest level bilateral contact in over 10 years.
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US diplomats seek facts in Burma

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 4:29
related countries: United States United States

Two senior US diplomats visit Burma on a fact-finding tour as part of efforts to find a new approach to the junta.
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Burma: Suu Kyi 'can play a role'

Monday, October 26th 2009, 4:18

Burma's prime minister tells Asian leaders Aung San Suu Kyi can contribute to national reconciliation.
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US Burma trip begins long process

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 4:35
related countries: United States United States

The US plans to send a fact-finding mission to Burma as the start of "long, slow and painful" process toward engagement.
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Burma's Suu Kyi in diplomat talks

Friday, October 9th 2009, 8:28

Burma's ruling generals allow democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet Western diplomats for talks in Rangoon.
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Suu Kyi in Burma government talks

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 10:48

Burmese pro-democracy leader holds a rare meeting with the junta, after her recent offer to negotiate over foreign sanctions.
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Suu Kyi detention appeal rejected

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 5:04

A Burmese court rejects an appeal by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her extended house arrest.
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Burma-US meeting held in New York

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 17:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A senior US diplomat reportedly meets a Burmese delegation in New York, as both sides re-state positions on sanctions.
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US wants sustained Burma dialogue

Monday, September 28th 2009, 21:39
related countries: United States United States

The US says it wants its planned dialogue with the Burmese military government to be a sustained process of engagement.
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Suu Kyi 'welcomes US engagement'

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 12:56
related countries: United States United States

Detained Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi welcomes US plans to engage with the military junta
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US to talk to Burmese military

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 7:30
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton says the US will engage directly with Burma's military rulers in a bid to promote democracy in the hardline state.
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Suu Kyi appeal ruling next month

Friday, September 18th 2009, 11:08

A Burmese court will rule next month on opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her house arrest, her lawyers say.
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Gas firms 'prop up Burma's junta'

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 17:21

The energy giants Total and Chevron are accused of propping up Burma's regime through their gas projects.
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Burma court agrees Suu Kyi appeal

Friday, September 4th 2009, 8:05

A Burmese court will hear opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her latest detention, her lawyers say.
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Suu Kyi launches detention appeal

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 8:41

Lawyers for Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi launch an appeal against the extension of her house arrest.
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Suu Kyi to boost house security

Monday, August 31st 2009, 10:52
related countries: United States United States

Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to alter her house to stop intruders like US man John Yettaw, her party says.
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