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Kidnapped Briton released in Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 30 (IANS) A British humanitarian worker kidnapped in Sudan about three months ago has been released, the UN African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said.UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator John Kerry visits Sudan ahead of south’s referendum


January 8th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John Kerry on Friday led a delegation to North Darfur as part of a visit to the African nation ahead of Sunday's referendum in ... Read more...

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Four UN peacekeepers still unaccounted for in Darfur


April 16th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations said Thursday that four South African peacekeepers that went missing on Sunday are still unaccounted for.The peacekeepers have been working with the joint African ... Read more...

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Sudan and rebel group sign ceasefire agreement


March 19th, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – A ceasefire agreement between the Sudan Government and a rebel group was signed Thursday, the United Nations (UN) said.Ibrahim Gambari, the Joint Special Representative of the African ... Read more...

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Release all political prisoners in Myanmar: EU


February 24th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 24 (IANS) The European Union has called for "an immediate and unconditional release" of all political prisoners and detainees in Myanmar, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The EU ... Read more...

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UN human rights monitor arrives in Myanmar


February 14th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 14 (DPA) The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights, Tomas Ojea Quintana, arrived in Myanmar Saturday evening, a day after two activists were given 15-year prison terms by the military ... Read more...

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UN envoy fails to change Myanmar junta’s stance (Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 3 (DPA) UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari left Myanmar Tuesday after failing to persuade the country's junta to alter its set roadmap to "discipline flourishing democracy".Gambari departed on a Silk ... Read more...

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UN special envoy ends Myanmar mission


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 3 (Xinhua) United Nations Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari Tuesday ended his four-day mission here shortly after meeting Myanmar Prime Minister General Thein Sein, diplomatic sources said. Over the last three ... Read more...

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UN special envoy meets Myanmar’s Suu Kyi


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 2 (DPA) UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari Monday met Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a government guest house in Yangon, officials said.The meeting lasted about one hour ... Read more...

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UN special envoy to meet Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar


January 30th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 30 (DPA) The United Nations special envoy to Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, is scheduled to meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on an official visit expected to start this weekend, ... Read more...

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US, Britain call for more pressure on Myanmar


September 12th, 2008 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (DPA) The US and Britain have called for more pressure on Myanmar to end its defiance of demands for democratic progress and the release of political prisoners, including ... Read more...

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UN envoy ends Myanmar trip, couldn’t meet Suu Kyi


August 24th, 2008 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 24 (DPA) UN special envoy to Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari left Myanmar Saturday after six days in the country but failed to meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.Gambari, who added ... Read more...

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UN special envoy to Myanmar fails to see Aung San Suu Kyi


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 22 (DPA) Ibrahim Gambari, UN special envoy to Myanmar, visited the compound of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday but she did not come out to greet him, ... Read more...

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UN secretary general to visit Myanmar at year-end


August 20th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 20 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to visit Myanmar in December to discuss the country's political stalemate, his special envoy to Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari disclosed Wednesday. ... Read more...

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UN special envoy arrives in Myanmar


August 18th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Yangon, Aug 18 (DPA) UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari arrived in Myanmar Monday for a five-day visit that aims at pressuring the ruling military junta to speed up democratic reforms, address human ... Read more...

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Punitive measures if Myanmar rejects UN demands: US


July 25th, 2008 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, July 25 (DPA) The US has said that it would seek to impose "stronger measures" if Myanmar's military regime continues to refuse to implement democratic reforms and release political prisoners, ... Read more...

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ASEAN calls for release of Suu Kyi


July 21st, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, July 20 (DPA) Foreign ministers of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Sunday called on Myanmar's ruling junta to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other political ... Read more...

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Myanmar invites UN envoy for talks on democratic reforms


July 16th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, July 15 (DPA) Myanmar Tuesday invited UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari for a return visit to continue discussions on implementing the democratic process in the country. Myanmar said Gambari's scheduled ... Read more...

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India talks trade with Myanmar, seeks early political reforms


April 3rd, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India and Myanmar Wednesday discussed ways to increase connectivity and opening more border points between them, even as New Delhi urged the junta to expedite political reforms ... Read more...

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Myanmar activists launch ‘vote no’ campaign for referendum


March 14th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, March 14 (DPA) Myanmar pro-democracy activists Friday launched a "vote no" campaign, urging the population to reject the military-drafted constitution in a referendum planned in May. A statement issued by The ... Read more...

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UN special envoy meets Myanmar opposition leader again


March 10th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Myanmar, March 10 (DPA) UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari Monday met detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the second time during his five-day mission to Myanmar. Suu Kyi, leader of ... Read more...

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UN special envoy meets Aung San Suu Kyi


March 8th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Yangon, March 8 (DPA) UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari met Saturday with Myanmar's detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi whom the ruling junta has effectively blocked from contesting the country's 2010 ... Read more...

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Myanmar says draft constitution not to be amended


March 7th, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Yangon, March 7 (Xinhua) Myanmar Friday told the visiting UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari that the draft constitution will not be amended and the government is committed to continue its seven-step roadmap ... Read more...

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UN envoy holds talks on Myanmar’s referendum plans


March 7th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, March 7 (DPA) UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari Friday held talks on Myanmar's plans to hold a referendum that will enshrine the dominance of the military in the country's politics. Gambari, ... Read more...

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UN envoy to visit Myanmar for more talks


March 4th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 4 (DPA) UN envoy for Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari will make his third visit to the southeast Asian nation this week for talks with groups he had not met with ... Read more...

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UN envoy calls for credible referendum, polls in Myanmar


February 25th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, Feb 25 (DPA) UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari and Singapore Foreign Minister George Yeo said Myanmar's plan for a referendum on a new constitution followed by elections has to be "credible and ... 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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