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Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has been released from house arrest in Burma, or Myanmar. Channel 4 News looks at her rise to lead National League for Democracy (NLD).
David Cameron calls for a suspension of economic sanctions against Burma and invites Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the UK, but Channel 4 News hears there are still reasons for businesses to be cautious.
Euphoria ripples through Burma as pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is released. The generals, who rule by fear, will be running scared says our foreign correspondent Jonathan Miller.
Aung San Suu Kyi has been released from house arrest today, after a total of 15 years and 20 days in detention. What next? Author and human rights activist Benedict Rogers reports.
Burma's civilian government, which has been easing restrictions on press freedom since last year, announces it is to abolish censorship of the country's media.
Aung San Suu Kyi and her newly elected colleagues in the National League for Democracy are boycotting the opening of the Burmese parliament in protest at the oath of office.
Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Burma, in a six-hour trip that acknowledged the country's steps towards democratic change.
As hundreds of political dissidents, politicians and journalists are freed in Burma, one analyst tells Channel 4 News the acid test for the country will be whether it allows free and fair elections.
As Burma's rulers claim the country is embracing democracy, Asia correspondent John Sparks reports on the perilous attempts of native Rohingya people to seek refuge in Bangladesh.
As a human rights group accuses the Burmese authorities of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims, the EU lifts its sanctions against Burma.