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  • Jun 09 / 2008
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North America

Destruction in Myanmar

Morality Matters Destruction in Myanmar Love, Maryann Cusimano 1029 words 9 June 2008 America AMER 10 Volume 198; Issue 19; ISSN: 00027049 English © 2008 America. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All Rights Reserved.   ‘The government’s response created a most unnatural disaster.’ A DEADLY CYCLONE brought vast destruction to the Irrawaddy Delta in [...]

  • Jun 09 / 2008
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North America

UN had to work with Myanmar junta, aid chief says

UN had to work with Myanmar junta, aid chief says By Patrick Worsnip 605 words 9 June 2008 14:48 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   NEW YORK, June 9 (Reuters) – The U.N. humanitarian chief defended on Monday the policy of working with Myanmar’s military government after last month’s cyclone, saying trying [...]

  • Jun 08 / 2008
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Europe

Yes. We. Can.

  Sunday Main Book – Comment Yes. We. Can. 828 words 8 June 2008 Independent On Sunday INDOS 1ST English (c) 2008 Independent News & Media PLC   Comment | LEADING ARTICLE The certainty of Barack Obama’s victory in the struggle for the Democratic Party nomination has been hardening for so many months that Hillary [...]

  • Jun 07 / 2008
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Europe

Humanitäre Hilfe erzwingen?

Ausland Humanitäre Hilfe erzwingen? 902 words 7 June 2008 St. Galler Tagblatt STGTAG 6 German Copyright (c) 2008 St Galler Tagblatt. Besuchen Sie die Websitehttp://www.tagblattmedien.ch/   Die Behinderung internationaler Hilfe nach der Zyklon-Katastrophe in Burma hat eine Debatte über die Möglichkeit militärischer «Zwangshilfe» ausgelöst. Solchen Plänen setzt aber Völkerrecht enge Grenzen. Vor zwei Wochen versprach [...]

  • Jun 06 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

Burma: Beyond Burma Versus the World

  Burma: Beyond Burma Versus the World Ian Holliday By Ian Holliday 2119 words 6 June 2008 Far Eastern Economic Review FEER 48 English (c) 2008 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   When cyclone Nargis tore through Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta on May 3, it not only inflicted death and destruction on a scale unseen in [...]

  • Jun 04 / 2008
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North America

Putting people ahead of protocol; The Burmese government’s dithering on accepting global aid for cyclone victims has created an ethical dilemma for some nations. Do they follow international agreements and let the regime in Rangoon decide what is best for its people, or intervene directly to save lives?

  Ideas Putting people ahead of protocol; The Burmese government’s dithering on accepting global aid for cyclone victims has created an ethical dilemma for some nations. Do they follow international agreements and let the regime in Rangoon decide what is best for its people, or intervene directly to save lives? W. Andy Knight and Vasselin [...]

  • Jun 04 / 2008
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Aid turned away by Myanmar junta

News Aid turned away by Myanmar junta Colorado Daily staff 1119 words 4 June 2008 Colorado Daily COLDLY English © 2008 Colorado Daily. All rights reserved.   YANGON, Myanmar (AP)– U.S. Navy ships laden with relief supplies will steam away from Myanmar’s coast Thursday, their helicopters barred by the ruling junta even though millions of [...]

  • Jun 04 / 2008
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Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration

Daily Standard Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration By Benedict Rogers and Joseph Loconte By Benedict Rogers and Joseph Loconte By Benedict Rogers and Joseph Loconte The Weekly Standard The Weekly Standard The Weekly Standard 3485 words 4 June 2008 The Daily Standard DSTN English Copyright [...]

  • Jun 02 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

Govts’ role in disasters: Provide – or invite – aid?

  Singapore Govts’ role in disasters: Provide – or invite – aid? 472 words 2 June 2008 Straits Times STIMES English (c) 2008 Singapore Press Holdings Limited   SINGAPORE’S defence minister yesterday elaborated on the three new principles that should guide countries on how they should offer help to disaster-hit states. Mr Teo Chee Hean [...]

  • Jun 02 / 2008
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CHRONOLOGY-A month on, cyclone-hit Myanmar struggling

  CHRONOLOGY-A month on, cyclone-hit Myanmar struggling 507 words 2 June 2008 08:34 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   (For related story see MYANAMR-CYCLONE/ or [ID:nBKK316740]) June 2 (Reuters) – A month after Cyclone Nargis struck army-ruled Myanmar, up to 2.4 million people are struggling to rebuild their lives. Here are key [...]