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အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World Focus on Burma (16 Feb 08)

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  1. PARADE Magazine Names Kim Jong-il of North Korea the World’s Worst …
    PR Newswire (press release), NY –
    Than Shwe of Burma (Myanmar) has been in power since 1992 and has risen to the No. 3 slot on this year’s list, up from No. 6 last year. …
  2. International briefs
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald, IA –
    By AP MAE SOT, Thailand — The leader of the Karen National Union, one of the biggest ethnic groups fighting Myanmar’s military government, …
  3. Russian company to explore gold in Myanmar
    Xinhua, China –
    16 (Xinhua) — A Russian company will conduct gold exploration in Myanmar’s northernmost Kachin state and northwestern Sagaing division with the cooperation …
  4. Britain’s foreign secretary urges no retreat on imperialist militarism
    World Socialist Web Site, MI –
    Miliband went out of his way to praise the “civilian surge” in Burma in September of last year, which saw mass anti-junta protests. …
  5. Ban Ki-moon Briefs Bush on Burma
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    “On Myanmar [Burma], the secretary-general briefed President Bush on the work of his special adviser, Ibrahim Gambari,” said Marie Okabe, a spokesperson for …
  6. Remarks by President Bush and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon In …
    Business Wire (press release), CA –
    I appreciate your tireless work to help solve some of the real humanitarian crises that we face, such as the crisis in Sudan, the issues in Burma. …
  7. Rangoon Zoo Animals Relocating to Naypyidaw
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

    By AP First, the civil servants were trucked to Burma’s newly built capital in Naypyidaw. Now, it’s the rhinos’ and elephants’ turn. …

  8. Don’t Push NLD into a Corner
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By MIN ZIN The present political crisis in Burma could be a model from William L. Ury and Richard Smoke’s political science thesis, “Anatomy of a Crisis”—a …
  9. KNU: More Leaders Targeted for Assassination
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By SAW YAN NAING Two more senior military leaders of the Karen National Union (KNU) are on Karen splinter groups’ hit lists, according to KNU sources. ..
  10. EU to press Myanmar on human rights despite poll plan
    Reuters India, India –
    “The European Union remains deeply concerned by the situation in Burma/Myanmar and urges the authorities to take rapid steps to transition to a …
  11. Burmese refugees relocating in West Michigan
    | By Brian Sterling | CASCADE TOWNSHIP — Children are fleeing the mountains of Malaysia for the safety of West Michigan. | Now the call is going out to local families who are willing to open their hearts and h…Full Story
  12. Russian company signs deal with Myanmar for gold exploration
    International Herald Tribune, France –
    AP YANGON, Myanmar: A Russian company has signed an agreement with Myanmar’s military government to search for gold in northwestern Myanmar, state-run media …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 16, 2008 at 11:51 am

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