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A new weapon in Myanmar's fight against HIV
A new $160m funding package will allow the country to treat all of its citizens affected by HIV/AIDS.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 18:53 GMT
Military plays a civilian-looking game
Burma's adoption of some forms of representation lead to hopes that it could be on track to an Asian-style democracy.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2011 16:33 GMT
A marriage of (in)convenience
The relationship between China and Myanmar may be economically advantageous but is the balance of power shifting?
Donata von Hardenberg
Last updated: 10 Nov 2010 10:33 GMT
An election, but not as we know it
The people of Myanmar have experienced the military regime's idea of a 'flourishing, disciplined democracy'.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010 12:59 GMT
Myanmar ruler 'not running in poll'
Diplomat at summit in Vietnam is quoted as saying Than Shwe's name will not appear on ballot in November 7 election.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2010 18:12 GMT
Myanmar ministers 'quit army'
Senior members of military removing uniforms to stand in November 7 polls, official says.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 07:38 GMT
Myanmar leader issues poll warning
Senior general warns against "improper campaigning" during planned elections.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2010 08:37 GMT
UN envoy meets Myanmar opposition
Tomas Quintana held talks with recently freed opposition leader.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 07:06 GMT
UN envoy examines Myanmar rights
Tomas Quintana travels to border areas to look at human rights progress before polls.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2010 09:21 GMT
UN head 'disappointed' with Myanmar
Ban Ki-moon expresses regret at not being able to visit jailed opposition leader.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2009 06:08 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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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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