Burma junta steps down

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  1. waltky

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    Ploy to run in sham election...
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    Burmese junta leaders 'step down' from military posts
    27 August 2010 - Gen Than Shwe has ruled Burma since 1992
     
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    Ban speaks out on Burma...
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    UN Chief Says He’s Frustrated Over Burma
    Friday, October 15th, 2010 - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed “grave concern” at Burma’s refusal to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of elections in November.
     
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    Burma 'facing political change'...
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    Burma undergoing political change - UN envoy
    4 December 2010 : Vijay Nambiar met Aung San Suu Kyi during his last week's visit to Burma
     
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    Aung Suu Kyi favored to win...
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    Social media to play big role in Myanmar vote
    Sun, Apr 01, 2012 - STILL CENSORED: The print media are busy testing the limits of how far the regime will let them go in covering Suu Kyi’s activity amid today’s elections
     
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    Myanmar comin' outta its dark ages...
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    EU agrees to halt sanctions on Myanmar
    Fri, Apr 20, 2012 - JAPANESE HELP: Tokyo is reportedly planning to waive Myanmar’s US$3.7 billion debt and resume suspended assistance to the impoverished country
     
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    Economy grew at 5.5% in spite of sanctions...
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    Did economic sanctions play a role in Burma's reform?
    22 April 2012 - Tourism to sites like the Shwedagon pagoda contributed to Burma's economic growth last year
     
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    The junta in Myanmar hasn't stepped down, they are still in power. They have only allowed the NLD to run in the next electons.

    The people will decide.
     
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    ....and entering the Rohingya dark hole.
     
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    Mebbe dey'll give him a Burmese python fer a pet...

    Myanmar says Obama to visit later this month
    Nov 8,`12 --- President Barack Obama will make a groundbreaking visit later this month to Myanmar, an official said Thursday, following through with his policy of rapprochement to encourage democracy in the Southeast Asian nation.
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    President Barack Obama to visit Burma
    8 November 2012 - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Burma in 2011
     
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    Obama encouragin' Burma on to democracy...
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    US President Obama calls for further Burma reforms
    18 November 2012 - Barack Obama: "This is an acknowledgement that there is a process under way, inside that country that... nobody foresaw"
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    Myanmar announces new prisoner amnesty
    Nov 18,`12 -- Myanmar's leader has ordered a new prisoner amnesty ahead of a historic visit to the country by President Barack Obama on Monday.
     
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    China gettin' ready to invade Burma...
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    China Sends Troops to Burmese Border
    January 11, 2013 - China has sent soldiers to its border with Myanmar amid concern that escalating violence between the Southeast Asian country's government and ethnic separatists is spilling over, an official Chinese newspaper reported on Friday.
     
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    I want to know how they think anyone is going to believe the election results if Aung San Suu Kyi doesn't win?
     

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