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  • May 12 / 2008
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North America

UN chief slams Myanmar junta for slow response

  UN chief slams Myanmar junta for slow response to cyclone aid By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated Press Writer 787 words 12 May 2008 18:17 Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2008. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon criticized Myanmar’s military junta Monday for what he called its [...]

  • May 11 / 2008
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Europe

UPDATE 1-France seeks approval for direct aid to Myanmar

  UPDATE 1-France seeks approval for direct aid to Myanmar 511 words 11 May 2008 13:40 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   (Recasts with new Kouchner quotes) PARIS, May 11 (Reuters) – France would prefer to distribute aid to cyclone victims in Myanmar directly but could work with the authorities if volunteers [...]

  • May 11 / 2008
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Europe

Burmese miltary making ‘chronic’ situation worse

  News – Burmese miltary making ‘chronic’ situation worse Conor McMorrow 517 words 11 May 2008 Sunday Tribune SUNTR Pg. N13 English (c) 2008 Sunday Tribune Newspapers. All Rights Reserved.   Irish charity Goal’s emergency co-ordinator for natural disasters across the globe has claimed the situation in cyclone-ravaged Burma is “absolutely chronic”. Troubleshooter Brian Casey, [...]

  • May 10 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

France to organize, distribute its own aid to Myanmar

France to organize, distribute its own aid to Myanmar 201 words 10 May 2008 Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) TRENDE English (c) 2008 Trend News Agency. Copyright for the present information is reserved, in case of reprint of any part of it reference should be done to the Agency.   France is to make its own [...]

  • May 09 / 2008
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Europe

Disasters and dictatorships.

  FT.com site : Disasters and dictatorships. Christopher Caldwell 975 words 9 May 2008 Financial Times (FT.Com) FTCOM English (c) 2008 The Financial Times Limited. All rights reserved   About 2,000 square miles of Burma’s Irrawaddy delta are still under water a week after the arrival of cyclone Nargis. The delta is the heavily populated [...]

  • May 09 / 2008
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North America

U.S. Plane Allowed Access into Myanmar; Exiled Burmese Leader Calls on China to Pressure Leaders; Fighting Slows in Beirut; Tornadoes Hit…

News; International U.S. Plane Allowed Access into Myanmar; Exiled Burmese Leader Calls on China to Pressure Leaders; Fighting Slows in Beirut; Tornadoes Hit Southeastern U.S. Don Lemon, Brianna Keilar, Zain Verjee, Cal Perry, Chad Myers, Sandra Endo, Elizabeth Cohen 8476 words 9 May 2008 CNN: CNN Newsroom NWSRM English © Voxant Inc. All rights reserved. [...]

  • May 08 / 2008
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Europe

EU executive dismisses French Myanmar aid call

  EU executive dismisses French Myanmar aid call 402 words 8 May 2008 08:24 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   BRUSSELS, May 8 (Reuters) – The European Union executive on Thursday dismissed a French suggestion that aid could be delivered to cyclone-hit Myanmar without the ruling military junta’s approval. “We cannot force [...]

  • May 08 / 2008
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North America

China urges international community not to politicize aid to Myanmar

  China urges international community not to politicize aid to Myanmar By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press Writer 878 words 8 May 2008 19:28 Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2008. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   UNITED NATIONS (AP) – China urged the international community on Thursday not to politicize the issue of [...]

  • May 08 / 2008
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North America

As aid trickles in, frustrations grow in aftermath of cyclone

Front As aid trickles in, frustrations grow in aftermath of cyclone 990 words 8 May 2008 The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star NFLK VP – The Virginian-Pilot A16 English © 2008 The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All Rights Reserved.   From wire reports Small quantities of drinking water, food, tents [...]

  • May 08 / 2008
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North America

Pentagon proceeding cautiously on potential aid drop

  Pentagon proceeding cautiously on potential aid drop By MATTHEW LEE 828 words 8 May 2008 17:21 Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2008. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday the U.S. military was stepping up preparations for a relief mission in Myanmar, but he [...]