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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.
Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Burma, in a six-hour trip that acknowledged the country's steps towards democratic change.
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.
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.
A human rights group expresses concern for the safety of thousands of Muslims in Burma after revealing satellite images of a once-thriving coastal community reduced to ashes after a week of violence.
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.
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.
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.
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.