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Stories with person: Thein Sein
  • Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-01-16 9:24 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - For a generation and more, they were the persistent, often persecuted opposition. On Monday, Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party took a momentous step toward becoming Myanmar's government.

  • Suu Kyi's party names choices to lead Myanmar parliament 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 5:48 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - The pro-democracy party in Myanmar led by Aung San Suu Kyi announced ethnically diverse choices Thursday for leadership of the legislature as it prepares to take over the government from a military-backed party after parliament convenes Monday.

  • Myanmar's army-backed gov't frees 20 political prisoners story has photos
    Updated: Jan-22-16 9:51 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military-backed government released at least 20 political prisoners Friday, just a few months before it is scheduled to hand over power to an elected pro-democracy party. But human rights groups hedged their praise, noting that a court on the same day sentenced a peace activist to prison for a Facebook posting.

  • Suu Kyi takes part in talks to boost Myanmar cease-fire 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 4:57 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi, whose pro-democracy party will take over power in Myanmar from a pro-military government in coming months, on Tuesday participated for the first time in official talks to bring peace with the country's fractious ethnic minorities.