Burma: Cyclone updated top news (27 May 2008)
New York Times –
By SETH MYDANS BANGKOK – Almost lost in the clamor over Myanmar’s devastating cyclone, the house arrest of the charismatic pro-democracy leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, reaches a deadline for its annual renewal Tuesday.
Myanmar generals claim referendum win Canada.com
State radio reports Myanmar constitution approved in cyclone-hit areas The Canadian Press
ITN – The Australian – Democratic Voice of Burma – guardian.co.uk
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Monsters and Critics.com
ABC Online –
World Vision CEO Tim Costello says Burma’s ruling military junta is still not allowing disaster relief experts access to cyclone-ravaged areas.
Foreign Relief Workers Begin to Arrive in Burma Washington Post
Aid agencies to test Burma’s new openness guardian.co.uk
Scotsman – Toronto Star – BBC News – Radio Australia
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British International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander said: “We’ve not taken any options off the table, but the burden of responsibility rests with the government here in Burma (now Myanmar). It is clear that the international community has …
Aid groups prepare to enter Myanmar Aljazeera.net
Myanmar cyclone meeting more about access than aid Reuters
All American Patriots (press release)
Aid agencies, whose international staff have been barred from the areas of Burma worst-hit by Cyclone Nargis, were yesterday preparing to test the Burmese regime’s new openness following the UN’s apparent diplomatic breakthrough.
Aid Agencies Test Burma’s Pledge to Allow Access to Cyclone Hit Areas Voice of America
UN boss hopeful over Burma Scotsman
Toronto Star – BBC News – CTV.ca – Inverell Times
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The Associated Press –
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) – Aid soon will be able to reach the more than 1 million cyclone victims still waiting for their first assistance if Myanmar’s military regime quickly allows foreign experts into the affected areas, a UN official said Monday.
Donors press Myanmar for access Seattle Times
Aid offered but concerns remain over Myanmar Euronews.net
Aljazeera.net – Zenit News Agency – PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – The Associated Press
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AP – Mon May 26, 7:38 PM ET