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Report on Unrest Is at Odds With Account of Myanmar January 25, 2014Human rights groups say that with this latest round of anti-Muslim violence, Myanmar’s government appears to be trying to cover up the problem.Myanmar: Signs of Unrest Raise Alarms January 18, 2014The United States urged Myanmar to investigate reports that security forces and Buddhist mobs attacked members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, killing as many as 60 people.Between China and Japan, a Tug-of-War Over Africa January 17, 2014On Africa, China is “sincere, unlike some countries” driven by self-interest and politics, said a top Chinese official making remarks after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan wrapped up a tour of the continent.Myanmar’s Leader Backs Change to Constitution January 3, 2014President Thein Sein said he would support changing the Constitution to allow “any citizen” to become president, apparently a reference to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.Myanmar: Five Political Prisoners Freed After Pardon December 31, 2013President Thein Sein on Monday granted a pardon to people convicted of or charged with a variety of political offenses.Lawlessness on Borders Taints Progress in Myanmar December 19, 2013Northern and eastern areas of the country, long riven by ethnic conflict, pose a stubborn impediment to the government’s hopes for national peace.

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