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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
UN probes 'arms sales from N Korea to Syria'
Panel's report says N Korea "continues to defy" UN sanctions on selling of arms and related technology to other nations.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 07:15 GMT
Suu Kyi agrees to take legislative oath
Myanmar opposition leader says dispute over wording of oath of office has been resolved, as UN chief addresses assembly.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 20:16 GMT
EU's Ashton pledges support for Myanmar
Bloc's foreign-policy chief welcomes "remarkable changes" during visit to country but urges "further progress".
Last updated: 28 Apr 2012 11:46 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
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