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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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NLD’s victory claim cheers Myanmarese in northeast India


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Apil 2 (IANS) As the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's by-election in Myanmar, it cheered ... Read more...

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A political Anna would be more effective in fighting corruption: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Monday said if social activist Anna Hazare forms a party and captures power then he would be far more effective in ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks Musharraf for Bugti killing


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A high court in Pakistan Tuesday ordered the government to bring before it former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, two of ... Read more...

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BNP protests court indictment of Ziaur Rahman


March 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Thursday launched rallies nationwide to protest the indictment of its founder and slain former president Ziaur Rahman in ... Read more...

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Egyptian man names daughter Facebook to mark revolt


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Egyptian man has named his new daughter Facebook to mark his country's recent revolution.Jamal Ibrahim, who is in his 20s, named his daughter after the social ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood plans to form political party but won’t field presidential candidate


February 16th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 16 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood, the banned Islamic group that is considered as Egypt's main political opposition, has said that it would form a political party once democracy is established ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi urges U.S. to be careful in Myanmar dialogue


November 20th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by BNO News
RANGOON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- Recently released pro-democracy activist Suu Kyi on Friday welcomed the U.S.-Myanmar dialogue and called for the U.S. to be practical about it."There are lot of people who ... Read more...

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Congress party welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi’s release


November 14th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): The Indian National Congress here on Sunday welcomed the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi by Myanmar's military government after long imprisonment."The Congress party recalls her ... Read more...

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India welcomes the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, says S.M.Krishna


November 13th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): The Government of India on Saturday hailed the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi by Myanmar's military government while describing it as a step towards ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi ‘will not accept Burmese military junta’s conditions for her freedom’


November 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 10 (ANI): Burma's democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has said that she will not accept conditions on her freedom if the military government releases her this week when ... Read more...

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Ex-Fiji PM Mahendra Chaudhry arrested by military regime


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Oct 3(ANI): Former Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry has been arrested for allegedly breaching the military government's emergency regulations.According to the BBC, Chaudhry, who is leader of the opposition ... Read more...

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Myanmar democracy icon wants to sue junta


September 5th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 5 (DPA) Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has advised her now defunct political party to sue the ruling junta for forcing its dissolution, opposition sources said Sunday. Suu Kyi, ... Read more...

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Toronto court frees Canadian terror suspect Abdullah Khadr


August 5th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Aug.5 (ANI): A Toronto judge has freed the eldest son of the Khadr family from jail after four-and-a-half years of incarceration on suspect terrorism charges.Twenty-nine-year-old Abdullah Khadr was to be ... Read more...

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US wants stronger ties with China: Obama


November 14th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Nov.14 (ANI): The United States wants stronger and improved ties with China, said President Barack Obama in a wide-ranging speech on his first trip to Asia as president."I know there ... Read more...

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Fiji expels diplomats from New Zealand, Australia


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 3 (DPA) Fiji's military ruler Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama gave the senior diplomats of New Zealand and Australia 24 hours to leave the country Tuesday and ordered his country's high commissioner ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi allowed to meet Western diplomats


October 9th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.9 (ANI): Detained Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will meet Western diplomats to discuss sanctions imposed against the military-ruled country, junta officials have said.The Nobel Prize winner, who ... Read more...

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US condemns mass killings, rape in Guinea


October 7th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.7 (ANI): The Obama administration has condemned reports of mass killings and rape in Guinea and, in an unusual step, sent a senior diplomat to that country to register its strong ... Read more...

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Burma court rejects Suu Kyi’s appeal to end her house arrest


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon, Oct.2 (ANI): A court in military-ruled Burma has thrown out opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her house arrest sentence.According to the Daily Express, Suu Kyi had appealed ... Read more...

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Musharraf did not take ’sincere’ steps to control terror: Shaharyar Khan


September 21st, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep.21 (ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Secretary Shaharyar M. Khan on Monday said that Musharraf Government did not take any ' sincere' steps to curb terrorism from Pakistan ... 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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Suu Kyi’s former college campaigns for her freedom


September 10th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) While Myanmar's Junta continues to remain entrenched in power, imprisoned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's college here has kept up a campaign to support her ... 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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Burmese pro-democracy activists protest against Suu Kyi’s house arrest


August 12th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Burmese pro-democracy activists condemned a Myanmar court for sentencing Aung San Suu Kyi to 18 months house arrest and held demonstration here on Wednesday.A Myanmar court on Tuesday ... Read more...

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Myanmar court extends Suu Kyi’s trial by a day


July 28th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 27 (DPA) A court in Yangon's Insein Prison Monday extended by a day the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, her two aides and a US national who ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial set to end: Lawyers


July 24th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 24 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is "ready for the worst" as the final arguments are made Friday in the military junta's latest legal action against her, ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday celebrated in New Delhi


June 19th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Activists in New Delhi gathered outside the Myanmar embassy to celebrate the 64th birthday of Myanmar's jailed opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday.The activists, who ... 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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Nargis survivors still roofless in Myanmar: UN


May 12th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 12 (DPA) The UN humanitarian coordinator in Myanmar warned Tuesday that providing adequate shelter remained a serious problem in the country following last year's cyclone Nargis. About 500,000 people are in ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi has eating difficulty


May 11th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Myanmar, May 9 (ANI): Even as Burma's detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is facing eating difficulty and has been surviving on intravenous fluid injections, the military government is not allowing ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to bring home killers of its founder


April 29th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (DPA) Bangladesh's Awami League-led alliance government will bring back home from abroad the fugitive killers of the country's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to face a court verdict, a ... 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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Pakistan has no strategy in place to tackle Taliban’s expanding writ: US Expert


April 24th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.24 (ANI): Questions are being raised over Pakistan's capability and willingness to counter the expanding writ of the Taliban, and now a US expert has said that Islamabad does not ... Read more...

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