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Suu Kyi party set for Myanmar political comeback


Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party announced its return to the official political arena on Friday after years of marginalisation by ruling generals.

About 100 senior members o

Seven killed by WWII bomb in Myanmar

Seven people died when an old World War II bomb exploded in western Myanmar, officials said on Thursday.

"They were killed accidentally in the blast while trying to remove a bomb that appeared at the

Hundreds of Myanmar fishermen 'still missing'

Hundreds of fishermen are still missing in Myanmar several weeks after a fierce storm, while thousands of others have been rescued, authorities said on Monday.

"According to the latest figures we hav

At least 75 killed, 110 injured in Myanmar earthquake

Road damaged by an earthquake in Myanmar on Friday- AP

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake killed at least 75 people in Northeast Myanmar and one in Thailand, officials said on Friday.

Myanmar: A pariah nation with lots of friends

Aung San Suu Kyi has long proclaimed her love for India.

UN official to meet Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi

A senior United Nations official arrived in Myanmar on Saturday to meet with both government leaders and recently released pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

UN official to Myanmar's junta, Suu Kyi: diplomats

A senior United Nations official will visit Myanmar this weekend to meet the country's military rulers and recently released democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, diplomats said on Friday.

Burma’s freed Suu Kyi reunited with younger son

Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, freed from housearrest 10 days ago, was reunited with her younger son on Tuesday after about 10 years apart, an AFP reporter witnessed.

Aung San Suu Kyi set for evening release

Burma’s junta appeared set to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house detention on Saturday evening in a bid to placate international condemnation of their regime.

Burma democracy icon Suu Kyi released: official

Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest on Saturday, an official said, as crowds of excited supporters waited outside her home for a glimpse of their idol.

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