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EU foreign policy chief meets with Burma’s Suu Kyi


April 29th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Saturday visited Burma, which is officially known as Myanmar, where she met with Burmese opposition leader Aung San ... Read more...

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Obama urges Burmese military regime to free Suu Kyi


June 19th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): As Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi marks her birthday under house arrest in Yangon, US President Barack Obama has called on the country's military regime to ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi appeals to the world to free Burma


June 18th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who celebrates her 65th birthday on Saturday, has made a desperate appeal to the world to use their liberty to ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi furious at comrades’ new party


May 19th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has reportedly expressed anger over her former colleagues forming a breakaway party to contest the upcoming general elections.Suu Kyi, whose National ... Read more...

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Obama demands release of Aung San Suu Kyi


November 16th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Nov.16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has demanded the release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.In an unprecedented encounter with Burmese Prime Minister Lt. Gen Thein Sein here ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi backs Obama’s policy shift of talks with Burmese junta


September 25th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sep 25(ANI): Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has backed the Obama administration's initiative to carry out talks with Burma's rulers.Suu Kyi comments came after indications from US ... Read more...

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Lawyers optimistic about Suu Kyi’s release


September 18th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sep 18(ANI): Lawyers of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have said that they have firm arguments in the appeal that they have filed against her criminal conviction."We ... Read more...

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Burmese court accepts appeal against Suu Kyi’s conviction


September 4th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sep 4(ANI): A Burmese Court has accepted the appeal filed by lawyers of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her criminal conviction, and has scheduled the appeal ... Read more...

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Lawyers of Suu Kyi to appeal against her conviction


September 3rd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sep 3(ANI): Lawyers of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have said that they will file an appeal against her criminal conviction.According to reports, Suu Kyi's main lawyer, ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi keen to boost security at her home, says lawyer


September 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sep.1 (ANI): Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to repair her dilapidated two-story home to improve security, after an American's high-profile intrusion led to her house arrest ... Read more...

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Burma releases US man who swam to see Suu Kyi


August 16th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
LOndon/ Naypyidaw (Myanmar), Aug.16 (ANI): U.S. Senator Jim Webb held a private meeting with the head of the Burmese military on Saturday and secured the release of American prisoner John Yettaw.Yettaw had ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts, Demi Moore, Gordon Brown ‘tweet’ for Burma’s Suu Kyi release


June 15th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Julia Roberts and Demi Moore are among 64 Hollywood celebrities who have, along with politicians like Gordon Brown, joined a 'Twitter' campaign calling for the release of ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s lawyers optimistic she won’t be jailed


May 29th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), May 29 (ANI): Lawyers for Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi say they are optimistic about their client not being sent to jail for five years for allowing an ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown writes open letter of support to Aung San Suu Kyi’s democracy crusade


May 19th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): British prime Minister Gordon Brown has sent a message of personal support and solidarity to the arrested Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, saying that she ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi denies violating Burmese regime’s house arrest rules


May 18th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), May 18 (ANI): Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to deny breaking the terms of her house arrest as imposed by the country's military junta. Suu Kyi, 63, ... Read more...

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UN claims Aung San Suu Kyi’’s detention is ”illegal under Burmese law”


March 24th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.24 (ANI): A United Nations body has ruled that the continuing detention of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not only illegal under international law, but also ... Read more...

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