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Myanmar: Activists join Suu Kyi in fight for free elections

May 17, 2014

Myanmar: Activists join Suu Kyi in fight for free elections

Democracy activists in Myanmar joined opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today in calling for constitutional amendments ahead of next year's general elections. #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Yangon #Thein Sein #National League for Democracy #British nationals
Myanmar's Suu Kyi repeats wish to become president

Jun 06, 2013

Myanmar's Suu Kyi repeats wish to become president

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has reiterated her desire to become Myanmar's next president in front of important international figures in business, politics and social affairs. #World Economic Forum #Myanmar #Suu Kyi #National League for Democracy
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party holds first all-party congress

Mar 08, 2013

Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party holds first all-party congress

NLD officials hope the first all-party congress will make the structure and operations of the party more reflective of its democratic ideals and infuse its aging ranks with youth, diversity and new expertise. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #National League for Democracy
Military junta cronies now donors for Suu Kyi's party

Jan 17, 2013

Military junta cronies now donors for Suu Kyi's party

While Suu Kyi's willingness to accept military-tainted funds for education projects might jar with her international image, her supporters praised the move as financially necessary. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #National League for Democracy #military-tainted funds
Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament

May 02, 2012

Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament

Aung San Suu Kyi, who led a nearly quarter-century struggle for democracy in Myanmar, stepped inside parliament and prepared to take her oath as a lawmaker. #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Myanmar #Burma #National League for Democracy

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Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament

Jun 17, 2014

Pincus: Getting past the old myths about Iraq

Let's examine Iraq through a lens that former Sen. J. William Fulbright, D-Ark., called "old myths and new realities." Old myth : The threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is the result of President Obama's policies, which left u... #George W. Bush #Syria #Saddam Hussein #Iraq #Baghdad #Barack Obama #United Kingdom #Stephen J. Hadley #Nouri al-Maliki #Library of Congress #Baath Party
Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament

Jul 03, 2014

Two dead after violence in Burma

Two people are dead and 14 injured after Buddhist mobs on motorbikes drove through Burma's historic city of Mandalay in a second night of attacks on minority Muslims. Authorities have imposed a 9pm to 5am curfew in response to the violence, which was... #Myanmar #Thein Sein
Suu Kyi set to take oath in Myanmar parliament

Jul 04, 2014

Curfew restores calm in Burma

Muslims in Burma's second-largest city said early morning prayers in peace today after an overnight curfew restored calm following two nights of violent rampages by extremist Buddhists. Authorities imposed the curfew in Mandalay last night after atta... #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi #Radio Free Asia #National League for Democracy