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  • Top Gear expresses regret for 'slope' remark in Burma special - BBC News
    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:
    BBC NewsTop Gear expresses regret for 'slope' remark in Burma specialBBC NewsThe executive producer of Top Gear has expressed regret for a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of ...
  • US warns Burma over ethnic violence - The Guardian
    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:
    The GuardianUS warns Burma over ethnic violenceThe GuardianThe Obama administration counts Burma's transition from military rule as a major foreign policy success for the president and his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton. For Burma ...
  • Burma: A Tribute to U Win Tin - Human Rights Watch
    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:
    Human Rights WatchBurma: A Tribute to U Win TinHuman Rights Watch(New York) – Human Rights Watch mourns the passing of U Win Tin, one of Burma's most prominent human rights activists and journalists. A longtime journalist who later spent years ...
  • Election tensions rise between Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein in Burma - The Guardian
    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:
    The IndependentElection tensions rise between Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein in BurmaThe GuardianThree years after power was handed over to a civilian government, made up of retired military who served under the dictatorship, the reform process in ...
  • Burmese insurgents call on US to enter peace talks - The Guardian
    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:
    The GuardianBurmese insurgents call on US to enter peace talksThe GuardianThe last ethnic insurgent group still fighting Burma's government has called on the US to become involved in peace efforts to guarantee future minority rights. General Gun ...

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