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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.
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 a human rights group accuses the Burmese authorities of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims, the EU lifts its sanctions against Burma.
Refugees fleeing for their lives from persecution and violence in Burma will continue to be turned away from Bangladesh to protect diplomatic relations, a Bangladeshi diplomat tells Channel 4 News.
For the first time since 1969, Burma is hosting the South East Asia Games and hopes it can show off its reforms, but the nation still remains reliant on China, writes Aung Zaw Min.
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.