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Myanmar attempts to erect fencing near Manipur border town

Imphal: Manipur Governor Ashwini Kumar has taken stock of the situation on a 10 km stretch near the border town of Moreh in Chandel district where Myanmar recently tried to erect fencing, official so

Myanmar frees 70 political prisoners


Myanmar has agreed to release some 70 political prisoners, an official said Tuesday, after President Thein Sein vowed to free all dissidents by the end of the year.

Myanmar to free all political prisoners by year-end: President

Myanmar President Thein Sein said that all political prisoners would be freed by the end of the year and that a ceasefire with ethnic groups was possible within weeks.

Man dubbed 'Godfather of Heroin' dies in Myanmar


Yangon (Myanmar): A man dubbed the "Godfather of Heroin" by the U.S. government and slapped with financial sanctions for allegedly helping prop up Myanmar's brutal former military junta through illeg

Over 1,000 held in Myanmar for breaking the law

Over 1,000 people have been arrested in western Myanmar's Rakhine state for breaking the law and violating human rights, state media reported Saturday.

As many as 1,081 people have been arrested in t

A corner of Andhra village named after Suu Kyi


A Dalit enclave in a village in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district was named after Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to mark her visit on Saturday.

Honouring the visiting dignitary, th

Rayala menu, silks for Suu Kyi


Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will get to taste traditional Rayalaseema snacks when she visits Papasanipalli village in Anantapur on Saturday.

The entire village of about 400 people is being decked

I feel myself partly a citizen of India: Suu Kyi


Myanmar's iconic pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi Friday said she felt that she was 'partly a citizen of India'.

"I feel myself partly a citizen of India", said Suu Kyi while being felicitated

Suu Kyi’s gentle knock


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday gave India a gentle knock for not supporting her pro-democracy movement at a critical juncture.

Departing from her prepared text while deliver

Suu Kyi meets PM Singh on landmark India visit


Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for talks in New Delhi on Wednesday, after warning India not to get carried away by reforms across its border.

Suu Kyi, wh

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