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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.