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#Burma

# burma - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# burma - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24

The quake also injured over 200 people in the southwest of the country, near the border with Burma.

# burma - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

Aung San Suu Kyi reunited with son after a decade apart Burma This post contains videos

Aung San Suu Kyi reunited with son after a decade apart

Burmese pro-democracy leader reunited with her youngest son after military junta granted release from house arrest.

# burma - Monday 15 November, 2010

After the attention, thoughts turn to Burma's homeless Cyclone Giri This post contains images

After the attention, thoughts turn to Burma's homeless

More than 80,000 remain homeless after Cycline Giri struck two weeks ago – when all eyes were on the elections.

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi Burma This post contains videos

'Dangerous time' for Aung San Suu Kyi

Burma’s heroine vows to fight on for human rights and democracy in her first day back at the office.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the bailout’s on (or maybe it’s not); Sarah Palin’s new reality show airs in the US – and do the unemployed really earn more than the average industrial wage?

# burma - Sunday 14 November, 2010

Aung San Suu Kyi calls for dialogue with Burma's generals

The time has come to “sort out our differences across the table” says Suu Kyi.

# burma - Saturday 13 November, 2010

Burma releases Aung San Suu Kyi

The Burmese authorities have released pro-democracy campaigner and Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi – who has spent 15 of the past 21 years under house arrest.

# burma - Friday 12 November, 2010

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Aung San Suu Kyi early release faces setback Burma This post contains videos

Aung San Suu Kyi early release faces setback

Burmese leader had reportedly signed release papers allowing her to leave house arrest today, but the Guardian’s reporter in Rangoon says release will actually be delayed.

# burma - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

In photos: thousands flee Burma as ethnic fighters clash with military Burma This post contains images

In photos: thousands flee Burma as ethnic fighters clash with military

Country’s main military-backed party has claimed victory in the elections, as refugees flood into Thailand.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the former Mountjoy governor claims Larry Murphy was thrown to the wolves; George W Bush claims waterboarding “saved lives”, and Chris de Burgh sees red.

# burma - Monday 8 November, 2010

US alleges fraud as military junta wins Burmese elections

Barack Obama says yesterday’s ballots were “anything but free and fair” as victory looms for military-backed parties.

# burma - Sunday 7 November, 2010

In photos: Burma takes to the polls on election day Burma This post contains images

In photos: Burma takes to the polls on election day

Allegations of election fraud and intimidation as Burma closes polls on first national election in 20 years. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi boycotted the vote, leading others to follow suit.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government backbenchers up in arms over proposed pension cuts; most people prefer higher tax to water and property charges; and Burma heads to the polls for first national election in 20 years.

# burma - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Burma crippled by internet attack ahead of election

Days before the first elections in 20 years the entire country has been taken offline.

# burma - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Myanmar may release detained activist Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi has been under house arrest for 15 of the last 21 years – but could be freed after elections next week.

# burma - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

BBC World Service could face axe in Burma

Foreign Office says Burmese service is under threat as cuts have to be made.