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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
Suu Kyi given go-ahead to run in by-election
Myanmar's opposition leader granted permission by electoral commission to run in April's parliamentary poll.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 11:30 GMT
Suu Kyi to run for Myanmar parliament
Myanmar democratic opposition leader confirms she will stand for parliament in April by-elections.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 06:02 GMT
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