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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar parliament closes ahead of pollMyanmar military personnel read at a library during a regular session of the Un
Myanmar parliament closes ahead of poll
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
Myanmar military personnel read at a library during a regular session of the Union Parliament in Nay Pyi Daw earlier this week. (AFP Photo) Related Stories NAY PYI DAW — Myanmar's lawmakers on Friday held their last meeting at parliament as the... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar parliament adjourns ahead of election Myanmar's Union Parliament Friday announced adjournment of its sessions to pa
Myanmar parliament adjourns ahead of election
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
Myanmar's Union Parliament Friday announced adjournment of its sessions to pave the way for the upcoming general election scheduled for November 8. Parliament Speaker U Shwe Mann, at the closing... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar parliament approves first TV, broadcast bill Myanmar's Union Parliament on Wednesday approved the country's first-ever TV
Myanmar parliament approves first TV, broadcast bill
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Myanmar's Union Parliament on Wednesday approved the country's first-ever TV and broadcast bill, opening the doors for the private sector to run television stations, information ministry... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used forceShwe Mann, then speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at Un
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used force
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 days ago
Shwe Mann, then speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw in this August 18, 2015 file photo. To match Insight MYANMAR-POLITICS/ NAYPYITAW/YANGON Myanmar President Thein Sein had tried and failed at... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar ruling party sends message of unity after vote exposes riftShwe Mann, speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at Union P
Myanmar ruling party sends message of unity after vote exposes rift
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
Shwe Mann, speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw August 18, 2015. YANGON Myanmar's ruling party on Saturday appealed for unity, saying its ousted party chief would stay 'faithful', after a... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar ruling party sends message of unity after vote exposes riftShwe Mann, speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at Union P
Myanmar ruling party sends message of unity after vote exposes rift
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Shwe Mann, speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw August 18, 2015. YANGON Myanmar's ruling party on Saturday appealed for unity, saying its ousted party chief would stay 'faithful', after a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Plunders Zim WildlifeZimbabwe is preparing to ship at least 170 baby elephants to China as it has em
China Plunders Zim Wildlife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Zimbabwe is preparing to ship at least 170 baby elephants to China as it has emerged that seven Chinese veterinarian doctors are camped at Hwange National Park preparing the animals for the rigors of a long-distance flight. The elephants are... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepensMyanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gestures during her news conferen
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepens
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gestures during her news conference at Lower House of Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar August 18, 2015. Ye Htut, Minister of Information, speaks to media after a meeting in Union Parliament in Naypyitaw... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepensMyanmar pro-democracy and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to reporters
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepens
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 days ago
Myanmar pro-democracy and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to reporters during her news conference at Lower House of Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar August 18, 2015. Shwe Mann, speaker of Union Parliament, attends a parliament meeting at... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar's ousted party leader opens parliament for showdown sessionShwe Mann, speaker of Myanmar's Lower House of Parliament, attends a Parliament
Myanmar's ousted party leader opens parliament for showdown session
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Shwe Mann, speaker of Myanmar's Lower House of Parliament, attends a Parliament meeting at Lower House of Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar August 18, 2015. Myanmar pro-democracy and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to the media as she... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar ruling party leaders meet before parliamentary showdownShwe Man (L), and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at
Myanmar ruling party leaders meet before parliamentary showdown
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
Shwe Man (L), and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at the regular 9th section of the Union parliament on the final day in Nyapyitaw in this March 26, 2014 file photo. NAYPYITAW Myanmar's ruling party leaders gathered for a... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar ruling party leaders meet before parliamentary showdownMyanmar's President Thein Sein attends a news conference with his Finnish count
Myanmar ruling party leaders meet before parliamentary showdown
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
Myanmar's President Thein Sein attends a news conference with his Finnish counterpart in Helsinki March 1, 2013 in this photo provided by Lehtikuva. Myanmar's Information Minister Ye Htut (L) and Shwe Mann, speaker of Myanmar's parliament, arrive... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar ruling party leaders to meet Monday before parliamentary showdownShwe Man (L), Speaker of the Union Parliament, and Myanmar's President Thein Se
Myanmar ruling party leaders to meet Monday before parliamentary showdown
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
Shwe Man (L), Speaker of the Union Parliament, and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at the regular 9th section of the Union parliament on the final day in Nyapyitaw in this March 26, 2014 file photo. NAYPYITAW Myanmar's... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar party chief ousted over ties to rivals, contentious billsShwe Man (L), Speaker of the Union Parliament, and Myanmar's President Thein Se
Myanmar party chief ousted over ties to rivals, contentious bills
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 13 days ago
Shwe Man (L), Speaker of the Union Parliament, and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at the regular 9th section of the Union parliament on the final day in Nyapyitaw in this March 26, 2014 file photo. NAYPYIDAW Myanmar... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar party chief ousted over ties to rivals, contentious bills: ministerShwe Man (L), Speaker of the Union Parliament, and Myanmar's President Thein Se
Myanmar party chief ousted over ties to rivals, contentious bills: minister
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
Shwe Man (L), Speaker of the Union Parliament, and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at the regular 9th section of the Union parliament on the final day in Nyapyitaw in this March 26, 2014 file photo. NAYPYIDAW Myanmar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Shenanigans in Zanzibar - A Sign of CCM Desperation?ARI seeks to encourage debate and question orthodox views. In this spirit, we p
Electoral Shenanigans in Zanzibar - A Sign of CCM Desperation?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
ARI seeks to encourage debate and question orthodox views. In this spirit, we post this guest blog by Dr Maïlys Chauvin, a French academic with LAM-CNRS, Sciences Po Bordeaux. Her account of election preparations in Zanzibar presents an urgent... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Shwe Mann’s Fall from Power a Mixed Blessing for MyanmarBurmese elite politics have been historically a realm of intrigue and abrupt ch
Shwe Mann’s Fall from Power a Mixed Blessing for Myanmar
Asia Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Burmese elite politics have been historically a realm of intrigue and abrupt changes, in which a high-ranking general could fall from power overnight and traces of his influence would be erased almost instantly. This happened again on August 13, when... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Myanmar gags media linked to ousted ruling party leader, adding to concerns about reformsShwe Man (L), and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at
Myanmar gags media linked to ousted ruling party leader, adding to concerns about reforms
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 15 days ago
Shwe Man (L), and Myanmar's President Thein Sein exit after he gave a speech at the regular 9th section of the Union parliament on the final day in Nyapyitaw in this March 26, 2014 file photo. NAYPYITAW Myanmar has gagged media linked to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Committee Nominates Winners of Preferential PollsZanzibar — CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi Special Committee (Zanzibar) ended its meeting a
Special Committee Nominates Winners of Preferential Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Zanzibar — CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi Special Committee (Zanzibar) ended its meeting at dawn here with recommendations on the results of the preferential elections. All names of the aspirants would be forwarded to the CCM National Executive Committee... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Ministers Suffer Defeat in Zanzibar's CCM PreliminariesZanzibar — It was a stunning disappointment for some ministers as Chama Cha Map
Two Ministers Suffer Defeat in Zanzibar's CCM Preliminaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Zanzibar — It was a stunning disappointment for some ministers as Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) results for last Saturday preliminaries were released. Ms Saada Mkuya Salum who emerged winner in her new constituency of Welezo, was one of the leaders... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Survival Depends On Thriving Democracy - OnuAbuja ‎ — A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Ogbonna
Africa's Survival Depends On Thriving Democracy - Onu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Abuja ‎ — A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the future of the continent of Africa depends on democracy, hence the governing APC in Nigeria is committed to nurturing democracy, which will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Desire for Change Brought President Buhari-OnuPresident Muhammadu Buhari became President because of Nigerians' desire for go
Desire for Change Brought President Buhari-Onu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari became President because of Nigerians' desire for good governance and change in the way their country is being managed. All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu stated this yesterday while addressing a... Read more

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