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Mumbai protests against Myanmar killings turn violent (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A protest by several Muslim organisations Saturday at the Azad Maidan here to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the Assam riots ... Read more...

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Protest against Myanmar killings, Assam riots in Mumbai


August 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Several Muslim organisations Saturday staged a protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said here Saturday.Led ... Read more...

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Canada to open embassy in Myanmar


July 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Canada will open an embassy in Myanmar, said Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.No date was set yet, but Baird told reporters Friday on a conference ... Read more...

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Obama eases sanctions against Myanmar


July 12th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has eased sanctions on Myanmar, allowing American companies to do business in the southeast Asian country.In his statement Wednesday, the president ... Read more...

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India to support democratisation of Myanmar


January 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) With Myanmar fast moving towards democratisation, India Tuesday welcomed the national reconciliation initiated by President Thein Sein's government.At a meeting between External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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India provides assistance of US one million dollar to Myanmar for earthquake relief


March 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): India has announced an assistance of US one million dollar for relief and rehabilitation in Myanmar, where there was damage to property and infrastructure following the ... Read more...

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PM condoles deaths in Myanmar quake, offers help


March 26th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday mourned the loss of lives in an earthquake that hit Myanmar Thursday night and offered help in the rescue ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh condoles loss of lives in Myanmar earthquake


March 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday condoled the loss of lives in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Myanmar and offered assistance to the government.In his condolence ... Read more...

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India offers help to quake-hit Myanmar


March 26th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India has offered all assistance in relief efforts to Myanmar that was hit by a 6.8 magnitude quake on Thursday."We are saddened to learn about ... Read more...

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India conveys deep condolences, offers assistance to quake-hit Myanmar


March 25th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): India has expressed deep condolences and offered assistance to Myanmar, where over 25 people are feared dead following a massive earthquake that struck the northeastern part of ... Read more...

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India hails Suu Kyi’s release, hopes for political change


November 13th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) India Saturday welcomed the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and hoped that this step will be the beginning of an inclusive reconciliation in ... Read more...

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UN human rights expert urges Myanmar government to keep promise to hold elections


May 6th, 2010 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – A United Nations (UN) human rights expert on Wednesday urged Myanmar’s Government to keep its promise to ensure that upcoming national elections in the country are transparent ... Read more...

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India raised insurgency issue with Myanmar: Krishna


December 12th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarOnboard, special aircraft, Dec. 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna revealed on Friday that India raised the issue of insurgents groups operating from Myanmarese soil with the ... Read more...

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India asks Myanmar to expedite their political reform


August 11th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): Following the conviction of Burma's pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Indian Government on Tuesday said that it has emphasized to the Myanmar Government to ... Read more...

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Address issue of political prisoners, India to Myanmar


August 11th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Reacting to the sentencing of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi for another 18 months, India Tuesday urged Myanmar's ruling junta to push the process of ... Read more...

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South Africa concerned over Suu Kyi’s arrest, urges her release


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, May 23 (IANS) The South African government has urged Myanmar to free National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi who has been under house arrest for about six years. Suu ... Read more...

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UNSC shows concern for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 23 (DPA) The UN Security Council issued Friday a statement expressing "concern" over the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by Myanmar's military junta, calling for her ... Read more...

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US urges immediate release of Suu Kyi


May 15th, 2009 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the government of Myanmar to immediately release democratic activist Aung San Suu Kyi, calling the latest charges against her "baseless". Suu ... Read more...

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EU extends sanctions on Myanmar


April 27th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, April 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Monday extended sanctions against Myanmar by one year and repeated calls for the release of political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh protests Myanmar’s intrusion into its sea area


November 2nd, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (DPA) Bangladesh has protested Myanmar's reported intrusion across its maritime boundary for oil and gas exploration, asking Yangon to stop such activities on its territory, local media said Sunday.Bangladesh ... Read more...

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India-Myanmar trade and investment talks


October 14th, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Commerce and Power Jairam Ramesh is heading an official delegation for trade and investment talks with the Government of Myanmar in ... Read more...

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WHO sets up disease surveillance system in Myanmar


June 4th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A system for early detection and reporting of potential disease outbreaks in Myanmar's cyclone affected areas has been put into place by the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Read more...

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UNHCR condemns extension of Suu Kyi’s detention


May 28th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 28 (DPA) The chief of United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) added her voice Wednesday to the growing worldwide condemnation of the extended house arrest of Myanmar opposition ... Read more...

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UN criticises Myanmar for tardy cyclone relief


May 13th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 13 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his frustration with Myanmar's "unacceptably slow" response to the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis and called on the military government ... Read more...

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WFP aid flights to proceed to Myanmar


May 10th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by admin
Geneva, May 10 (ANI): Flights organised by the World Food Programme (WFP) to carry aid to cyclone-hit Myanmar will proceed to that country from today. In a statement, Nancy E. Roman, Director ... Read more...

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UN offers emergency funding to Myanmar (Lead)


May 6th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 6 (DPA) UN said Tuesday it was prepared to provide urgent funding for Myanmar from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) after Cyclone Nargis left an estimated 15,000 people dead. ... Read more...

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Indian ships to carry relief for Myanmar cyclone victims


May 6th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): India has announced the immediate relief for the victims of the devastating cyclone that has killed over 10,000 people and left about twenty thousand homeless. "In keeping ... Read more...

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UN pledges help to cyclone-hit Myanmar


May 6th, 2008 - 8:55 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 6 (DPA) The UN's efforts to assist cyclone-hit Myanmar have been hampered by the lack of information about the extent of destruction, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday. ... Read more...

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India playing constructive role in Myanmars national reconciliation: Ibrahim Gambari


February 1st, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) special envoy to Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, has said that India, as a member of the group of friends, has been playing a constructive ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General calls for increased involvement in Myanmar


December 11th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
Bangkok, 11 December, 2007 (PRD), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon met with Prime Minister and Minister of Interior General Surayud Chulanont as part of his first visit to Thailand before proceeding ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China oppose sanctions on Myanmar


November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
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