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Prime Minister Thein Sein is seen as he delivers speech during an opening of a road in Myanmar/Burma. Pic: AP.

Burma’s president, army chief meet Suu Kyi

By Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:27PM UTC Comments Off Prime Minister Thein Sein is seen as he delivers speech during an opening of a road in Myanmar/Burma. Pic: AP.

NAYPYITAW, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma''s president is holding a rare meeting with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi that also includes the country's political and military heavyweights....

Obama speaks to Burma’s political leaders

By Fri, Oct 31, 2014 9:12AM UTC Comments Off U.S. President Barack Obama and Burma President Thein Sein pictured together at an event in 2011. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has discussed an upcoming visit to Burma/Myanmar with two of the country's political leaders....

Burma’s president, army chief to meet Suu Kyi

By Thu, Oct 30, 2014 9:12AM UTC Comments Off Aung San Suu Kyi. Pic: AP.

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma President Thein Sein and commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing will jointly meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time Friday, less than two weeks before the arrival of President Barack Obama and other world leaders....

US senator urges Burma to amend constitution

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014 3:26PM UTC Comments Off Aung San Suu Kyi. Pic: AP.

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....

Burma rejects US call on constitutional reform

By Wed, Jun 18, 2014 1:21PM UTC Comments Off Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Pic: AP.

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....

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