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Aung San Suu Kyi to Visit France

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 6:11 pm (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is planning to visit France on Tuesday, making that country the last leg of her first trip to Europe in 24 years. The French foreign ministry says Aung San Suu Kyi will meet with President Francois Hollande at the start of her four-day trip. It says she also […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Urges Britain To Support Democratic Moves in Burma

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has urged Britain to support moves toward democracy in her country during a historic address to the British parliament. She told lawmakers of both houses of parliament Thursday that the support of people in Britain and elsewhere in the world could push Burma further on its path to […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Addresses British Parliament

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi made a historic addresses to Britain’s parliament Thursday, following an earlier meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron. The Nobel laureate’s speech at the historic 11th century Westminster Hall came during her first trip to Britain since leaving the country 24 years ago to lead Burma’s pro-democracy movement. Aung […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Addresses British Parliament

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi made a historic addresses to Britain’s parliament Thursday, following an earlier meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron. The Nobel laureate’s speech at the historic 11th century Westminster Hall came during her first trip to Britain since leaving the country 24 years ago to lead Burma’s pro-democracy movement. Aung […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi to Address British Parliament

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi will address both houses of Britain’s parliament Thursday, a rare honor normally reserved for visiting heads of state. The Nobel laureate’s speech at the historic 11th century Westminster Hall is part of her first trip to Britain since leaving the country 24 years ago to lead Burma’s pro-democracy […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi: Warm British Welcome No Challenge to Burmese President

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded an honorary doctorate Wednesday from Oxford University, which she said “stood up and spoke for her” during her long years of isolation under house arrest in her homeland. In her acceptance address, the Nobel laureate told her audience that she survived years of imprisonment under Burmese […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi: Warm British Welcome No Challenge to Burmese President

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says Burma’s president should not see the warm welcome she has received during her first trip to Britain in 24 years as a challenge. She was due to receive an honorary degree and give an address Wednesday at Oxford University, a day after a packed auditorium at the […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Thanks Britain for Years of Support

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi thanked the British people for two-and-a-half decades of support during the start of her visit to Britain Tuesday, on her 67th birthday. She left the country and her husband and sons there 24 years ago when she returned to Burma to take care of her sick mother. She […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Returns to Oxford After 24 Years

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has visited her alma mater, Oxford University, for the first time since she left to return to Burma and care for her sick mother 24 years ago. The opposition leader attended Oxford in the 1960s and raised her family in the British university town until 1988. She did […]

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24 Years Later, Aung San Suu Kyi Returns to Britain

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi continues her European tour Tuesday in Britain, where she will reunite with family after leaving the country nearly a quarter century ago. The Nobel laureate, who turns 67 Tuesday, will participate in a panel discussion at the London School of Economics before attending a family reunion in Oxford. […]

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