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article 13 November 2010 World, Burma
Aung San Suu Kyi: 'The Lady' of Burma

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).

article 13 April 2012 World, Burma
Cameron backs suspension of Burma sanctions

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.

article 09 November 2010 World, Burma
Thousands flee Burma in post-election fighting

Burma's first election in 20 years was supposed to mark the end of military rule - but nothing's changed, writes John Sparks, as the junta declares victory and refugees flee fighting in the country.

article 02 April 2012 World, Burma
'New era' for Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi hails her historic by-election victory as a triumph of the people and ushers in a "new era" of politics and national reconciliation.

article 13 November 2010 World, Burma
Burma frees Aung San Suu Kyi

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.

article 07 November 2010 World, Burma
Burma poll closes amid criticism and indifference

Burma's first general election for 20 years has ended with critics dismissing the vote, in which two military-backed parties competed unopposed, as neither free nor fair.

article 05 January 2013 UK, Burma
Team flies to Burma to uncover mystery of buried Spitfires

A British team is flying to Burma to try to unearth a mystery that has been buried - literally - for more than 60 years.

article 20 August 2012 World, Burma
Burma ends decades of media censorship

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.

article 23 April 2012 World, Burma
Burma parliament boycott over oath

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.

article 18 December 2013 World, Burma
Burma hosts SEA Games - with a little help from its friends

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.