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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).
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.
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 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.
Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Burma, in a six-hour trip that acknowledged the country's steps towards democratic change.
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 a human rights group accuses the Burmese authorities of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims, the EU lifts its sanctions against Burma.
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.
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.