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Stories with place: Naypyidaw
  • Political crisis eases, slightly, ahead of Myanmar election 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 8:55 am

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Lawmakers decided Thursday to delay voting on a bill that could have resulted in the removal of parliament's embattled speaker, temporarily easing a political crisis gripping Myanmar ahead of national elections.

  • Myanmar's military-backed ruling party forces out chairman story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 2:31 pm

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - In a power play ahead of general elections, Myanmar's military-backed ruling party announced the ouster Thursday of its politically popular chairman hours after security forces seized the party headquarters, preventing some members from leaving.