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Myanmar opposition alleges ballot irregularities


Myanmar's opposition complained on Sunday that ballot sheets had been tampered with in landmark elections in which its leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for parliament for the first time.


Two EC officials, Indian envoy to observe Myanmar polls


The Indian Government has asked two experienced election commission officials and its envoy in Myanmar to observe the elections that are taking place in the country on Sunday.

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Suu Kyi wins historic polls in Burma: Reports

Supporters of Burma's Opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi erupted in euphoric cheers on Sunday after her party said she won a parliamentary seat in a landmark election, setting the stage for her to take public office for the first time.

Myanmar media use Twitter, Facebook to report vote

Myanmar's journalists will take to Twitter and Facebook in their battle to beat press restrictions and deliver breaking news of tomorrow's by-elections that for many will be the biggest story of their

Myanmar polls set to sweep Suu Kyi into parliament


More than two decades after its stolen election win, Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party is set for a dramatic political comeback in Myanmar polls which could herald an easing of sanctions.

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Aung San Suu Kyi on campaign trail for own parliament seat


Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will on Saturday begin campaigning in the constituency near Yangon where she is standing for parliament after years of official marginalisation.

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Jamia Milia to confer doctorate on Aung San Suu Kyi


Recognising her over two-decade fight for democracy in Myanmar, Delhi's Jamia Milia Islamia will confer an honorary doctorate degree on her very soon.

This was announced by Jamia Milia Islamia Vice C

Myanmar regime pardons political prisoners, ex-PM


Myanmar pardoned a number of prominent dissidents and a former premier on Friday under a new prisoner amnesty, intensifying a surprising series of reforms by the army-backed regime.

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Myanmar on verge of breakthrough: Suu Kyi


Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is readying to run for a seat in the country's Parliament, has said her nation is on the verge of a 'breakthrough' to democracy. The Nobel laureate

Suu Kyi to visit Myanmar parliament, meet speaker


Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi was due to visit Myanmar's parliament for the first time on Friday to meet with the powerful lower house speaker, her party said.

In the capital Naypyidaw to sign

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