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Myanmar: A new dawn
As Myanmar emerges slowly from five decades of dictatorship, will it ever catch up with its more prosperous neighbours?
People and Power
People & Power
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 18:48 GMT
Myanmar journalists caught up in crackdown
Five Myanmar journalists were recently sentenced to ten years in prison, a move decried by rights groups.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 09:54 GMT
Myanmar's forgotten WWII heroes
Myanmar's Karen veterans of WWII, despite being abandoned by the British, recall their service with fondness.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
Myanmar ruling dents Suu Kyi presidential bid
Parliament committee votes against amending law barring anyone whose family are loyal to foreign state from presidency.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 07:21 GMT
Internet freedom in Myanmar: A curse or an opportunity?
With Myanmar's recently acquired internet freedom, questions arise about hate speech and incitement to violence online.
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 11 Apr 2014 11:35 GMT
Myanmar to mull interfaith marriage law
President Thein Sein asks parliament to consider an intermarriage bill aimed at 'protecting' Buddhists.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2014 14:33 GMT
Is Suu Kyi eclipsing Myanmar's peace process?
The pro-democracy icon may not be able to run for president unless the constitution is changed.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 10:39 GMT
Myanmar's Buddhist-Rohingya ethnic divide
Displaced Rohingya Muslims struggle with persecution and Buddhist resentment.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 13:09 GMT
Myanmar releases child soldiers from service
Armed forces release 96 children and youths in the country's largest single release of underage recruits.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 11:09 GMT
Call for constitutional change in Myanmar
Protesters have asked the government to alter the constitution so that Aung San Suu Kyi can run in the next election.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2014 15:17 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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