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Impending humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are threatened by an increase in sectarian violence.
William Lloyd George
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 20:35 GMT
To fight or reform? The role of Myanmar's former prisoners
Can the country's former political prisoners construct an alternative politics as the country evolves?
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 14:45 GMT
Little to cheer for Chakma refugees in India
As the world marks Refugee Day, minority Buddhist tribe from Bangladesh alleges persecution in their current location.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 12:37 GMT
Myanmar: The slow road to democracy
While Aung San Suu Kyi's freedom marks a step towards normality, the fallout from ethnic conflict remains.
Donna Jean Guest
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 10:21 GMT
Suu Kyi appeals for UK support on democracy
Opposition leader makes plea for Myanmar during joint address to Britain's houses of parliament.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2012 20:50 GMT
Suu Kyi: Nobel prize inspired democracy fight
Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepts peace honour, saying award ensured struggle for freedom in Myanmar was not forgotten.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2012 08:27 GMT
Aung San Suu Kyi launches Europe visit
Myanmar democracy icon who spent most of past 21 years under house arrest to formally accept her 1991 Nobel Prize.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2012 03:15 GMT
Islamophobia and the fear of 'the other' in Myanmar
Racial tensions are coming to a head in Myanmar between the Buddhist majority and the Muslim Rohingya minority.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 08:34 GMT
On the front line with Kachin rebels
Fighting rages between Myanmar troops and Kachin Independence Army after a 17-year-long ceasefire was broken a year ago.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2012 17:12 GMT
Since when has the Middle East sought to be WMD-free?
Achieving a WMD-free Middle East is now more complex after the Arab revolutions as new polities are emerge.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2012 12:05 GMT
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