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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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'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.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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