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UN: Opium harvests soaring in Southeast Asia
Regional increase in demand for opium and heroin triggers a resurgence of production and threatens development.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 16:13 GMT
Are Myanmar's reforms backsliding?
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 09:23 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
Suu Kyi's party to run in Myanmar elections
Opposition party plans to contest in 2015 polls even if constitution keeps barring its leader from presidential race.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2013 16:04 GMT
Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns two-child policy
Opposition leader calls policy seeking to curb population growth of Rohingya Muslims illegal and discriminatory.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 18:11 GMT
Myanmar announces amnesty for prisoners
Release of 452 jail inmates, in advance of Obama's visit, criticised for leaving fate of political detainees unclear.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 16:22 GMT
Suu Kyi set for historic trip outside Myanmar
Opposition leader to visit Thailand for economic forum this week on first journey outside Myanmar since 1988.
Last updated: 24 May 2012 06:26 GMT
Suu Kyi's desire for oath change jeopardises progress
If it succeeds, this move will cement her party's power; if it fails, the people will pay the price of stalled progress.
William Lloyd George
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 18:32 GMT
Suu Kyi set for first trip abroad in 24 years
Myanmar pro-democracy icon set to visit Norway and UK in June in first trip outside country since her detention in 1989.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 09:51 GMT
Myanmar invites foreign election monitors
Observers from US, EU and ASEAN invited to oversee April vote as new civilian government seeks Western backing.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2012 21:01 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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