WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell has issued a strong call for Burma to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is saying Burma should reform its constitution to allow its citizens a free choice over who should be its next president, but Burma is pushing back....
Aung San Suu Kyi says it is up to the will of the people of Myanmar if she becomes their president in reaction to a vote against changing a constitutional clause that bars her from the office....
YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — The U.N. human rights envoy to Burma has expressed concern over the military’s veto power on constitutional changes, which he says are crucial for the country’s democratic transition. The 2008 constitution, drawn up under the previous junta regime, gives the military a mandatory 25 percent parliamentary seats, which is enough to...
MANDALAY, Burma (AP) — Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is challenging the powerful army to help amend the constitution that is barring her from running for president in next year's general elections. ...
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