Aung San Suu Kyi: Burma’s First Lady of Freedom

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Behind the Cover Photo: Evading Police, Capturing a Spirit – Video – TIME.com

Behind the Cover Photo: Evading Police, Capturing a Spirit – Video – TIME.com.

FreedomnewsGroup:Person of the Year

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Time to end Myanmar’s isolation

MYANMAR has been in a sort of dysfunctional holding pattern for decades, caught in a decades-long tussle between Ms Aung San Suu Kyi and the dictatorship of Senior General Than Shwe. Something had to give. And perhaps it has, says historian Thant Myint-U.

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Federalism

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Federalism is a political concept in stem of the government in which sovereignty is constitutionally divided between a central governing authority and constituent political units (like states or provinces). Federalism is a system in which the power to govern is shared between national and provincial/state governments, creating what is often called a federation. Proponents are often called federalists.

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BBC:Mid-life crisis for Amnesty?

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BBC:Global flu warning after UK hit

Northern hemisphere countries are being told by health experts to brace themselves for flu outbreaks.

There has been a well-publicised surge of cases in the UK during December with swine flu appearing to be the dominant of the three strains circulating.

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