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Myanmar democracy icon challenges powerful Army

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 15:10

Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today challenged the powerful army to help amend the constitution that is barring her from running for president in next year`s general elections.

Myanmar Army role to be `gradually` decreased: President

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 22:52

Myanmar`s leader Wednesday said the role of the powerful military should be reduced slowly in the transition to democracy amid opposition campaigns to ease the army`s grip on political power.

Myanmar Army patrols central city after violence

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 13:23

Myanmar`s Army took control of a ruined central city on Saturday, regaining control after several days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims that killed dozens of people.

Suu Kyi still fond of Myanmar Army

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 16:43

Suu Kyi`s father, Aung San, is considered the father of modern Burma, and founded its army.

Myanmar`s Kachin rebels lose ground near HQ

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 12:18

A key outpost protecting the headquarters of ethnic Kachin rebels in northern Myanmar has fallen to government troops, a spokesman for the guerrilla group said on Sunday.

Myanmar still recruits child soldiers: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 15:01

Myanmar is still recruiting and using child soldiers, despite embracing democratic reforms and a UN agreement to end the practice, a human rights group said.

Army-backed party claims victory in Myanmar vote

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 09, 2010, 13:02

The Myanmar military`s political proxy has claimed victory in the country`s first polls in 20 years.

Myanmar Army-backed parties set to sweep rare poll

Last Updated: Monday, November 08, 2010, 09:09

US President, British foreign secretary condemned Myanmar polls as flawed.