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Stories with person: Than Shwe
  • Myanmar president votes in 'military country' story has photos
    Updated: Nov-08-15 7:26 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - President Thein Sein, the archrival of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, voted Sunday in Myanmar's grandiose capital, built from scratch by the military and symbolic of its half-century of iron-fisted rule over the impoverished Southeast Asian nation.

  • Myanmar reforms have long way to go to change power balance story has photos
    Updated: Oct-31-15 3:09 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - The sweeping reforms Myanmar announced in 2011 after a half-century of crushing military rule seemed too good to be true to much of the outside world. And to some degree, they were.