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Burma: Protesting students face off against police outside Yangon

By Tue, Mar 03, 2015 5:56PM UTC Burma: Protesting students face off against police outside Yangon

LETPADAN, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Hundreds of police have formed a human chain around student protesters staging a sit-in on a road Tuesday after being blocked from marching to Burma’s biggest city.

Journalist jailed for online post freed from Burma prison

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 8:28PM UTC Journalist jailed for online post freed from Burma prison

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — A photojournalist who was arrested for mocking Burma’s leaders on Facebook has been freed.

Burma prevents student protesters from marching to Yangon

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 3:33PM UTC Burma prevents student protesters from marching to Yangon

LETPADAN, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Truckloads of police have prevented hundreds of student protesters from marching to Burma’s biggest city to push for educational reform.

Burma captures 9th rare white elephant

By Sun, Mar 01, 2015 6:02PM UTC Burma captures 9th rare white elephant

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region.

Burma journalist arrested for satirical post

By Sat, Feb 28, 2015 6:50PM UTC Burma journalist arrested for satirical post

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Police in Burma have arrested a photojournalist who posted a satirical message on Facebook that mocked a historic battle and the country’s leader.

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