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The China Post
12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing YANGON, Myanmar -- A landslide in Myanmar's northern jade mining region has k
12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing
The China Post / Posted 41 minutes ago
YANGON, Myanmar -- A landslide in Myanmar's northern jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and many more are missing, officials said Tuesday, the latest deadly accident to hit... Read more
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Calcutta News
Myanmar Poet's Jail Term 'Like From the Old Days' YANGON - A court in Myanmar sentenced a young poet to six months in jail on T
Myanmar Poet's Jail Term 'Like From the Old Days'
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
YANGON - A court in Myanmar sentenced a young poet to six months in jail on Tuesday for defaming former president Thein Sein, making him one of the first political activists sentenced since Nobel... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Myanmar slowly opens up to tourismCruising is a comfortable way to explore the history and culture of this Southe
Myanmar slowly opens up to tourism
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 hours ago
Cruising is a comfortable way to explore the history and culture of this Southeast Asia country. YANGON, Myanmar – Democracy is slowly coming to this little-known country of more than 50 million people in Southeast Asia, and with it, so are the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Deadly accident hit Myanmar jade-mining areaYangon - A collapse at an illegal mine killed at least 13 people in Myanmar's n
Deadly accident hit Myanmar jade-mining area
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
Yangon - A collapse at an illegal mine killed at least 13 people in Myanmar's northern Kachin State, a resident involved in rescue efforts said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of deadly accidents to hit the jade-mining area. The wall of the pit... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Penis poet’ freed after 6 months in jailYangon - A Myanmar man detained for publishing a poem on Facebook about having
‘Penis poet’ freed after 6 months in jail
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
Yangon - A Myanmar man detained for publishing a poem on Facebook about having a tattoo of the former president on his penis said he was released Tuesday after serving a jail sentence for defamation. Maung Saungkha, 24, was arrested in November... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jailwhen she married me.” On Tuesday he was convicted of online defamation charges
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jail
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
when she married me.” On Tuesday he was convicted of online defamation charges under Myanmar’s telecommunications law by a Yangon court and sentenced to six months in prison -- time he had already served. “I was sentenced to six months, but have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Myanmar's 'penis poet' freed after six months in jailwhen she married me." On Tuesday he was convicted of online defamation charges
Myanmar's 'penis poet' freed after six months in jail
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
when she married me." On Tuesday he was convicted of online defamation charges under Myanmar's telecommunications law by a Yangon court and sentenced to six months in prison — time he had already served. "I was sentenced to six months, but have... Read more
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The Manila Times
11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing: officialsMay 24, 2016 7:16 pm YANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remot
11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing: officials
The Manila Times / Posted 5 hours ago
May 24, 2016 7:16 pm YANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said on Tuesday,... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jailwhen she married me.” On Tuesday he was convicted of online defamation charges
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jail
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
when she married me.” On Tuesday he was convicted of online defamation charges under Myanmar’s telecommunications law by a Yangon court and sentenced to six months in prison -- time he had already served. “I was sentenced to six months, but have... Read more
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Brandon Sun
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in MyanmarYANGON, Myanmar - A landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region Tuesday
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmar
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
YANGON, Myanmar - A landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region Tuesday killed at least 12 people and injured about 50 others, witnesses and officials said. Volunteer rescuer Naw Li told The Associated Press by telephone that 12 bodies have... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar poet's jail term 'like from old days'Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Myanmar President Thein Sein arrives at a peace confe
Myanmar poet's jail term 'like from old days'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Myanmar President Thein Sein arrives at a peace conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP photo) YANGON - A court in Myanmar sentenced a young poet to six months in jail on Tuesday for defaming former president Thein Sein,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in MyanmarYangon – Witnesses say a landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region has
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmar
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
Yangon – Witnesses say a landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and injured about 50 others. Volunteer rescuer Naw Li said 12 bodies have been recovered after the landslide on Tuesday, but rescuers don't... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar poet's jail term "like from the old days"YANGON: A court in Myanmar sentenced a young poet to six months in jail on Tues
Myanmar poet's jail term "like from the old days"
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
YANGON: A court in Myanmar sentenced a young poet to six months in jail on Tuesday for defaming former president Thein Sein, making him one of the first political activists sentenced since Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi took power in... Read more
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TribLIVE
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmardead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmar | TribLIVE YANGON, Myan
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmar
TribLIVE / Posted 8 hours ago
dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmar | TribLIVE YANGON, Myanmar — A landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region Tuesday killed at least 12 people and injured about 50... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in MyanmarYANGON, Myanmar (AP) � Witnesses say a landslide in northern Myanmar's jade min
12 dead, 50 injured in jade mining landslide in Myanmar
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 hours ago
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) � Witnesses say a landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and injured about 50 others. Volunteer rescuer Naw Li said 12 bodies have been recovered after the landslide Tuesday, but... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missingYANGON: A landslide in Myanmar's northern jade mining region has killed at leas
At least 12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
YANGON: A landslide in Myanmar's northern jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and many more are missing, officials said Tuesday (May 24), the latest deadly accident to hit the shadowy but lucrative industry. The bodies were recovered... Read more
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Rappler
12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslideYANGON, Myanmar – A landslide in Myanmar's northern jade mining region has kill
12 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide
Rappler / Posted 9 hours ago
YANGON, Myanmar – A landslide in Myanmar's northern jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and many more are missing, officials said Tuesday, May 24, the latest deadly accident to hit the shadowy but lucrative industry. The bodies were... Read more
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ABC News
12 Dead, 50 Injured in Jade Mining Landslide in Myanmarof dirt and rocks to look for jade pieces, but often become victims of landslid
12 Dead, 50 Injured in Jade Mining Landslide in Myanmar
ABC News / Posted 9 hours ago
of dirt and rocks to look for jade pieces, but often become victims of landslides. Police officer Tun Tun Lin confirmed the landslide in Waikha village but had no information about casualties. Hpakant is 950 kilometers (600 miles) north of Y... Read more
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The Star
At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missingYANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region o
At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
YANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said Tuesday, in the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry. Locals and officials are searching... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslideYANGON - At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region
At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 hours ago
YANGON - At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said Tuesday, in the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry. Self-employed miners dig for raw... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missingYANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region o
At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
YANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said Tuesday (May 24), in the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry. "We have found 11 dead... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New Myanmar government may bring added investor scrutinyDuring the waning years of the pre-2011 military government and its successor u
New Myanmar government may bring added investor scrutiny
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
During the waning years of the pre-2011 military government and its successor under Thein Sein, property values in Yangon and Mandalay spiralled at world-record levels, making land in many cases more expensive than in Manhattan or... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Timeless classicsisolation. But judging by the business model of the country's biggest cinema ch
Timeless classics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 hours ago
isolation. But judging by the business model of the country's biggest cinema chain, it's an anomaly worth preserving. Yangon-based Mingalar Cinemas is indeed unusual for a leading national movie theatre chain. Like most other cinema chains in... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Suu Kyi calls for ‘space’ to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry visitselected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi calls for ‘space’ to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry visits
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Breitbart
‘No Muslims Allowed’: How Nationalism Is Rising In Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmarcontrol. Recent weeks, however, have brought a surge in nationalist activity.
‘No Muslims Allowed’: How Nationalism Is Rising In Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
control. Recent weeks, however, have brought a surge in nationalist activity. Scores rallied outside the US embassy in Yangon last month to demand diplomats stop using the word Rohingya to describe millions of Muslims confined to internal... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
From champs to flops, assessing the European soccer seasoncenter participates in Buddhist religious rituals at Shwedagon pagoda, consider
From champs to flops, assessing the European soccer season
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
center participates in Buddhist religious rituals at Shwedagon pagoda, considered as the holiest Buddhist shrine in Yangon, Myanmar, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The Leicester City players and staff, champions of English Premier League visited... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmarcontrol. Recent weeks, however, have brought a surge in nationalist activity.
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
control. Recent weeks, however, have brought a surge in nationalist activity. Scores rallied outside the US embassy in Yangon last month to demand diplomats stop using the word Rohingya to describe millions of Muslims confined to internal... Read more
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Japan Today
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry presses her to do more ‹ Japan Todayelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry presses her to do more ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the U.S. Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issueelected Government in some five decades. Last month, hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
elected Government in some five decades. Last month, hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Mr Marciel has said he would keep... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar fans get fleeting glimpse of FoxesYANGON: Myanmar football fans flocked on Sunday (May 22) to see newly crowned E
Myanmar fans get fleeting glimpse of Foxes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
YANGON: Myanmar football fans flocked on Sunday (May 22) to see newly crowned English Premier League champions Leicester City as they made a whirlwind visit to Yangon and took in the city's stunning Shwedagon Pagoda. The Foxes, who have spent a week... Read more
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Herald Sun
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Weekly Times
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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News.com.au
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Perth Now
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issueelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya issue
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Canberra Times
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingyaelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingya
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingyaelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingya
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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The Age
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingyaelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingya
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingyaelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingya
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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WA Today
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingyaelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Aung San Suu Kyi to John Kerry: Give me space to address Myanmar's Rohingya
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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dna
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry visitselected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry visits
dna / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry visitselected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as Kerry visits
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the U.S. Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Suu Kyi Asks For 'Space' As Kerry Presses Her On Rohingya Treatmentelected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi Asks For 'Space' As Kerry Presses Her On Rohingya Treatment
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
elected government in some five decades. Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the U.S. Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. But Ambassador Marciel has said he... Read more
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Times of Malta
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi asks US for "space" to settle Rohingya issuethat live in Rakhine and throughout Myanmar." Last month hundreds of demonstra
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi asks US for "space" to settle Rohingya issue
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
that live in Rakhine and throughout Myanmar." Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Speaking out for the group would... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' as Kerry presses her on Myanmar's Rohingyathat live in Rakhine and throughout Myanmar." Last month hundreds of demonstra
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' as Kerry presses her on Myanmar's Rohingya
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
that live in Rakhine and throughout Myanmar." Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the US Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Speaking out for the group would... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' as Kerry presses her on Myanmar's Rohingyalive in Rakhine and throughout Myanmar." Last month hundreds of demonstrators
Suu Kyi calls for 'space' as Kerry presses her on Myanmar's Rohingya
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
live in Rakhine and throughout Myanmar." Last month hundreds of demonstrators protested in front of the U.S. Embassy in Yangon in objection to the use of the term Rohingya in a statement issued by the embassy. Speaking out for the group would... Read more
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Rappler
Kerry to meet Suu Kyi as US backs Myanmar reformstension points remain. In recent weeks Washington has come under pressure from
Kerry to meet Suu Kyi as US backs Myanmar reforms
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
tension points remain. In recent weeks Washington has come under pressure from hardline Buddhists after the US Embassy in Yangon used the term "Rohingya" to refer to the persecuted Muslim minority in the western state of Rakhine. The term is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Kerry to meet Suu Kyi as US backs Myanmar reformsstill on the blacklist. In recent weeks Washington has come under pressure fro
Kerry to meet Suu Kyi as US backs Myanmar reforms
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
still on the blacklist. In recent weeks Washington has come under pressure from hardline Buddhists after the US Embassy in Yangon used the term “Rohingya” to refer to the persecuted Muslim minority in the western state of Rakhine. The term is... Read more
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