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Stories with person: Than Shwe
  • US criticizes use of police in ouster of Myanmar party chief story has photos
    Updated: Aug-14-15 6:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. policymakers are criticizing the role of Myanmar security forces in the nighttime ouster of the ruling party chief this week, which shows the fragility of political reforms as the Southeast Asian nation gears up for November elections.

  • Myanmar's military-backed ruling party forces out chairman story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 2:31 pm

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - In a power play ahead of general elections, Myanmar's military-backed ruling party announced the ouster Thursday of its politically popular chairman hours after security forces seized the party headquarters, preventing some members from leaving.