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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.