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  • May 26 / 2008
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North America

Donors pledge substantial aid to Myanmar

  Donors pledge substantial aid to Myanmar By John Heilprin Associated Press 400 words 26 May 2008 Deseret Morning News DN A04 English (c) 2008 Deseret News Publishing Co.   YANGON, Myanmar — Donor nations said they were ready to provide Myanmar with more than $100 million to help it recover from Cyclone Nargis but [...]

  • May 25 / 2008
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North America

France says cyclone aid blocked by Myanmar junta to be unloaded in Thailand

  France says cyclone aid blocked by Myanmar junta to be unloaded in Thailand 144 words 25 May 2008 16:07 Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2008. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   PARIS (AP) – France says it plans to unload 1,000 tons of blocked humanitarian aid for Myanmar cyclone victims in Thailand [...]

  • May 21 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

World: Commentary – US aircraft should be used to deliver relief supplies to victims of cyclone in Myanmar (Burma)

  Commentary World: Commentary – US aircraft should be used to deliver relief supplies to victims of cyclone in Myanmar (Burma) 899 words 21 May 2008 Thai News Service THAINS English (c) 2008 Thai News Service   Section: Commentary – Bangkok Post Cyclone Nargis has killed several tens of thousands in Myanmar’s (Burma’s) Irrawaddy delta. [...]

  • May 21 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific, Europe

Surin gets mandate to drive burma aid effort

  Thai writer discusses ASEAN’s role in Burmese relief effort 869 words 21 May 2008 04:55 BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific BBCAPP English (c) 2008 The British Broadcasting Corporation. All Rights Reserved. No material may be reproduced except with the express permission of The British Broadcasting Corporation.   Text of report in English by Thai newspaper [...]

  • May 17 / 2008
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North America

Myanmar: sealed off from the world

  International Myanmar: sealed off from the world Lyse Doucet 2343 words 17 May 2008 The Globe and Mail (Breaking News) GMBN English 2008 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   MAE SOT, Thailand – As soon as you cross the Thai-Myanmar friendship bridge, you have to shift perspective. From driving on the left-hand side [...]

  • May 16 / 2008
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Europe

Myanmar accuses France of sending ‘warship’

  UPDATE 1-Myanmar accuses France of sending ‘warship’ By Louis Charbonneau 480 words 16 May 2008 13:40 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   (Adds details, quotes, Ban; paragraphs 7-11) UNITED NATIONS, May 16 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s U.N. envoy accused France on Friday of sending a warship toward the cyclone-ravaged country, while the [...]

  • May 15 / 2008
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North America

Military-Drafted Constitution Approved in Myanmar; Calls for International Access to Cyclone-Hit Areas

  Military-Drafted Constitution Approved in Myanmar; Calls for International Access to Cyclone-Hit Areas Chietigj Bajpaee 1274 words 15 May 2008 Global Insight Daily Analysis WDAN English Copyright 2008, Global Insight Limited. All Rights Reserved.     Global Insight Perspective   Significance The approval of the military-drafted constitution will cement the role of the military in [...]

  • May 13 / 2008
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Europe

EU Calls on Burma to Give Unfettered Access to Cyclone Victims

EU Calls on Burma to Give Unfettered Access to Cyclone Victims 566 words 13 May 2008 13:40 Deutsche Welle DEUEN English (c) 2008. Deutsche Welle.   EU development ministers on Tuesday called on the Burmese military government to stop preventing international aid from arriving in the country, but fell short of following a more drastic [...]

  • May 13 / 2008
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Europe

Asian nations join in Burma ‘mercy coalition’

  Asian nations join in Burma ‘mercy coalition’ By Harvey Morris at the United Nations and John Aglionby in Jakarta 644 words 13 May 2008 Financial Times (FT.Com) FTCOM English (c) 2008 The Financial Times Limited. All rights reserved   South-east Asian states moved to take the lead in the Burma relief effort on Tuesday [...]