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  • 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 [...]

  • May 13 / 2008
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North America

To stop a genocide

Editorial Leaders Editorial – To stop a genocide Editorial Staff 462 words 13 May 2008 Winnipeg Free Press WFP A10 English All material copyright Winnipeg Free Press, a division of FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership. All rights reserved.   International aid is beginning to trickle into Burma, or Myanmar, as it is also known, despite [...]

  • May 12 / 2008
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North America

US begins aid flights to Myanmar cyclone victims

  US begins aid flights to Myanmar cyclone victims 1007 words 12 May 2008 17:19 Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2008. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – A U.S. plane ferried relief to Myanmar for the first time Monday to help nearly 2 million cyclone victims facing disease and [...]