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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
Suu Kyi to stand in Myanmar elections
Former political prisoner to run in upcoming elections days after her party ends boycott of political system.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 06:48 GMT
Myanmar to free more political prisoners
Monday's amnesty to coincide with speech by Aung San Suu Kyi to mark first anniversary of her release from house arrest.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 12:00 GMT
Myanmar starts to release prisoners
Dissident comedian among first to be freed as part of amnesty announced by the authorities for thousands of detainees.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2011 07:37 GMT
Myanmar likely to free political prisoners
Officials say jailed activists, including hundreds from Aung San Suu Kyi's party, may be pardoned within days.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2011 16:25 GMT
Myanmar halts China-backed dam project
President suspends $3.6bn project on the country's Irrawaddy river after opposition outcry.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 09:24 GMT
Suu Kyi in first political trip beyond Yangon
Despite a government warning, pro-democracy leader meets with supporters outside Myanmar's main city.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2011 09:28 GMT
Myanmar rejects Suu Kyi party bid
Highest court upholds decision to dissolve pro-democracy leader's party after it boycotted last year's election.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2011 10:42 GMT
UN envoy meets Suu Kyi
Myanmar pro-democracy leader holds talks with UN special representative after her recent release from house arrest.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2010 11:47 GMT
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