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Recent articles: The Associated Press: Burma government says Kachin rebels trying to scuttle peace deal 01/23 Myanmar says Kachin rebels trying to scuttle peace deal 01/22 Myanmar government accuses Kachin rebels of trying to derail peace process, as tension soars 01/22 UN condemns ‘sexist’ Buddhist monk who called envoy ‘bitch’ and ‘whore’ during public rally in Myanmar 01/22 Mizzima News: The Lady’s date with destiny — Nicholas Farrelly   01/22 Burma monk who called UN official 'whore' could hurt Buddhism, warns fellow monk 01/21 Democratic Voice of Burma: Min Ko Naing: Media not impartial– Shwe Aung   01/20 Review of Burma’s Spring 01/19 The Irrawaddy: Mandalay farmers, monks, students call for constitutional reform, land rights protection — Zarni Mann   01/16 Israeli agriculture minister promotes his country’s farming expertise 01/16  Democratic Voice of Burma: Htin Lin Oo makes apology to Buddhist hard-liners — Naw Noreen   01/15 Eleven Media: SNLD: Many Chinese hold Myanmar national registration cards 01/15 The Irrawaddy: Ethnic affairs ministers defend seat at negotiating table after Suu Kyi remarks — Nobel Zaw   01/15 Obama’s UN ambassador raps Myanmar over ‘extremist monks’ 01/13 The Irrawaddy: After meeting of 48, Suu Kyi urges narrowed dialogue — May Sitt Paing 01/13 President’s spokesman defends ‘unfocused’ 48-leader meeting 01/13 Mizzima News: Women’s groups call for justice over slain copper mine protester — Min Min   01/12 Mizzima News: Generational change in the hluttaw — Nicholas Farrelly   01/12 Myanmar president meets political forces on nationwide peace, development 01/12 The Irrawaddy: USDP comes knocking in voter outreach push — Htet Naing Zaw   01/12 The Myanmar Times: NLD members begin 250km walk to honour Aung San — Mg Zaw    01/08 The Irrawaddy: USDP, NLD deny skirting campaign rules –Yen Snaing   01/07 Mizzima News: House speaker accused of ‘untimely’ election campaigning — Hein Ko Soe   01/05 VIDEO: Suu Kyi: 'Being president is not my dream' 01/04 The Irrawaddy: ABSDF meets government peace negotiators ahead of presidential dialogue — Nyein Nyein 01/02 Italian friendship group says reforms must be genuine 12/31 Aung Suu Kyi says 'too early' to commit to 2015 election 12/30 Myanmar's Suu Kyi says she hasn't decided on contesting polls, depends on legal reforms 12/30 Myanmar's opposition undecided on contesting polls 12/30 ‘Google to blame’ over block on Gmail in China 12/30 Myanmar's Suu Kyi says 'too early' to commit to 2015 election 12/30 World ‘over-optimistic about reform’ in Myanmar: Daw Suu 12/29 Aung San Suu Kyi Wants West to Spur Reform Not Reimpose 12/26 Suu Kyi: More Myanmar action needed 12/26 Myanmar's Suu Kyi says wants West to spur reform not reimpose sanctions 12/26 Aung San Suu Kyi urges international community to aid reform in Myanmar 12/26 Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi asks West to encourage reform not reintroduce sanctions 12/26 Aung San Suu Kyi says wants West to spur reform in Myanmar, not reimpose sanctions 12/26 VIDEO: Suu Kyi still fighting for change 12/25 Myanmar Mine Protest Continues After Shooting 12/23 Police fire on Myanmar protesters, one dead, 20 hurt: reports 12/22 Fatal shooting reported at Myanmar mine protest 12/22 Opposition lawmaker says protester shot dead at Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar 12/22 Daw Aung San Suu Kyi calls for good police behaviour 12/20 Meeting between UNFC and UNA Members 12/19 The Irrawaddy: Election chief under fire for raising prospect of coup – Nan Lwin Hnin Pwint & Zu Zu 12/18 Mizzima News: Women’s Forum Myanmar 2014 – Portia Larlee   12/18 Myanmar court jails former opposition official accused of insulting Buddhism 12/17 Mizzima News: ‘We cannot say that Myanmar has full media freedom’ – Soe Myint 12/17 Mizzima News: U Ye Htut says the number of players in political talks not important – Kay Zue   12/17 Former Myanmar opposition official denied bail 12/17 Democratic Voice of Burma: Kachin villagers isolated as military tensions escalate – Nang Mya Nadi   12/16 Mizzima News: NLD not expecting proportional representation to be used in 2015 election -Hein Ko Soe 12/15 Closer links to Myanmese military send wrong signal, US lawmakers say 12/13 What does Nobel Peace Prize do for peace in the world? 12/12 Eleven Media: Yangon to host 2nd Public Forum   12/12 U.S. sends mixed message to backsliding Myanmar 12/12 US sends mixed message to Myanmar military 12/12 Myanmar suspects in British tourist murders plead for Suu Kyi's help 12/11 Koh Tao suspects ask for Suu Kyi's help 12/11 The Irrawaddy: Suu Kyi, opposition lawmakers question 12-party talks proposal – Nyein Nyein   12/11 Barack Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi 12/11 The Irrawaddy: Migrants accused of Thai beach murder ask Suu Kyi for help – Saw Yan Naing   12/11 Foreign Policy: Come for the golden pagodas, stay for the war crimes – Lauren Wolfe   12/11 A Crucial Year Is Coming for Myanmar 12/09 Mizzima News: President not yet decided on ‘six-party talks’ – Phyu Phyu Zin  12/08 Mizzima News: Education law should be amended post-2015 polls: Dr Tin Hlaing – Nang Myint 12/08 Reuters: Myanmar officer jailed for backing smaller army role in politics – Aung Hla Tun 12/08 Myanmar army officer jailed for signing petition 12/06 The Irrawaddy: Norway’s changing role in Burma: Drive by peace or business? – Mon Mon Myat 12/05 Why Won't Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Say The Word ‘Rohingya'? 12/05 The Irrawaddy: IRI denies wrongdoing after election commission criticizes training for NLD – Paul Vrieze   12/04 The Irrawaddy: NGOs, political parties condemn army shelling of KIA training school – Yen Snaing 12/04 India's Important Eastward Turn 12/04 The Irrawaddy: Playing ball in Burma’s big leagues – Cheery Zahau   12/04 Court 'must hear Myanmar death case' 12/03 Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos military lawmakers ahead of talks on constitution 12/03 The Irrawaddy: 6-Party talks impasse creates rift between parliament and president, army – Kyaw Phyo Tha 12/03 Lawyer raps report on Myanmar journalist's death, demands new inquiry 12/02 Don’t dawdle on democracy; Norwegian King tells Myanmar 12/02 The Myanmar Times: Kayan New Land Party plots USDP downfall – Maung Zaw   12/02 The Myanmar Times: Suu Kyi optimistic about six-way talks – Pyae Thet Phyo   12/02 The Myanmar Times: Kayan New Land Party plots USDP downfall – Maung Zaw 12/01 Northeast India to be made gateway of Southeast Asia Modi 12/01 Six-Sector Talk to Be Held in Efforts to Resolve Issues Surrounding Constitutional Amendment 12/01 The Myanmar Times: Parties wrap up peace dialogue framework –Wa Lone 12/01 Dinner with Suu Kyi? - No thanks, say Myanmar military 11/27 Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos military lawmakers ahead of talks on constitution 11/27 Aung San Suu Kyi Party Expects New Myanmar Constitution Talks in Days 11/26 Mizzima News: Parliament approves six-way talks for political reform process – Win Ko Ko Latt, Aung Thura Tun   11/26 Amyotha Speaker says Myanmar’s Section 436 should be amended 11/26 The Irrawaddy: Upper House adopts nationwide PR system – San Yamin Aung   11/25 The Irrawaddy: Parliament proposes high-level charter talks – Zarni Mann   11/25 Ethnic groups, political analysts oppose block on constitution change 11/25 Mizzima News: Ethnic groups should not be left out of talks: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi – Aung Thura Tun   11/25 Myanmar political leaders to hold talks on amending constitution 11/25 Students detained for distributing pro-democracy leaflets 11/24 The Myanmar Times: White card-holders cut from voting in referendum – Ei Ei Toe Lwin 11/24 Eleven Media: Four party-talks should come before more inclusive dialogue, say ethnic leaders 11/24 Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar Opposition to Keep Pushing for Constitutional Change 11/24