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Burma Top Gear breached Ofcom rules
Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.(7/28/2014 6:31:01 AM)
UN Burma Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims
RANGOON — The new UN human rights envoy for Burma expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority Muslims displaced by violence led by Buddhist extremists, and warned that the country’s human rights situation may be deteriorating.(7/27/2014 8:39:00 PM)
UN Burma envoy worried over camps for displaced
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The U.N.'s new human rights envoy for Burma has described conditions as deplorable in camps for persons displaced by sectarian strife, and warned that the country's human rights situation may be backsliding despite progress under three years of elected government.(7/27/2014 5:19:47 AM)
U.S. wanted Burma to model democratic change, but it’s not turning out that way
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Burma information and health ministers step down
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma's ministers for information and health have been allowed to retire, in the country's second Cabinet reshuffle in two months.(7/29/2014 10:49:38 PM)
Stupa-fied in old Rangoon
Peta Murray enjoys an auspicious visit to Burma's biggest city, home to the revered Shwedagon Pagoda Buddhist temple.(7/27/2014 8:44:22 PM)
Luxury cars and artisanal cheese: Burma opens up, but true democracy still elusive
Burma has changed dramatically since it began democratic reform just over three years ago, with more shopping centers and luxury car dealerships opening. But many Burmese say democracy is still a dream.(7/18/2014 7:00:00 AM)
BURMA/MYANMAR: Situation of Human Rights
Introduction: Good evening and thank you all for coming today. I have just concluded my first official ten- day mission as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar.(7/28/2014 11:04:07 PM)
Burma: Troubled Rakhine state invites aid groups to return
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Authorities in Burma's Rakhine state say international aid organizations are welcome to return to the area they left in April after Buddhist mobs disrupted their work helping displaced Rohingya Muslims.(7/24/2014 8:50:31 AM)
Burma added to Telegraph Travel app
A 23rd destination, Burma (Myanmar), has been added to Telegraph Travel's free Travel Guides app(7/25/2014 10:37:19 AM)
Source: Yahoo