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Reuters reporters clock up 100 days in Myanmar jail Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed for reporting on anti-Rohingya violence, reach milestoneTwo Reuters journalists jailed in Myannmar for reporting on the campaign of violence against the Rohingya have now been in prison for 100 days. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo
The Guardian | 18 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Meditation and law: The Suu Kyi loyalist tipped for Myanmar presidency YANGON (Reuters) - Win Myint, the long-serving member of Myanmar's ruling party who is expected to become the country's next president within days, is described by colleagues as a skilled political operator with a crucial quality - loyalty to de facto lea
Reuters | 19 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar's ill president resigns Myanmar's first vice president, Myint Swe, is acting president until a successor to Htin Kyaw is named.
Al Jazeera | Mar 21, 2018 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Two Reuters Reporters Have Now Spent 100 Days Behind Bars in Myanmar for Exposing a Massacre They were investigating a mass grave where 10 Rohingya bodies were found | Mar 21, 2018 11:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar's president, a close friend of Suu Kyi, retires Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has announced that he is retiring. | Mar 21, 2018 08:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Myanmar president Htin Kyaw resigns Though elected in 2016, his close friend Aung San Suu Kyi has acted as de facto president.
BBC News | Mar 21, 2018 08:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar journalists in court 100 days after their arrest Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested over an investigation into Rohingya killings by military.
Al Jazeera | Mar 21, 2018 08:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Reuters reporters in court 100 days after their arrest in Myanmar YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters reporters appeared in a Myanmar court for the 11th time on Wednesday, which marked 100 days since they were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.
Reuters | Mar 21, 2018 07:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Htin Kyaw, Myanmar president and Aung San Suu Kyi confidante, resigns President through whom Aung San Suu Kyi exerted political power steps down for health reasons amid pressure over Rohingya crisisThe president of Myanmar, Htin Kyaw, has stepped down, saying he is taking a rest following health issues. Htin Kyaw was an imp
The Guardian | Mar 21, 2018 06:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar President, Close Aung San Suu Kyi Friend, Retires Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has announced that he is retiring. A statement posted Wednesday on the Myanmar President Offices Facebook page said that 71-year-old President Htin Kyaw was retiring. The statement said his p
Voice of America | Mar 21, 2018 05:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend