Myanmar elections: Aung San Suu Kyi must act to stop the Rohingya Muslim genocide Many will describe the elections in Myanmar (née Burma) as a milestone, in which Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy ... yet the international community talk only of democratic reform. As for the elections, I am not optimistic. 11/9/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says wants West to spur reform not reimpose sanctions LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday called on the West to encourage her country's government to enter meaningful reform talks but told ... from international pariah status in 2011 when military leaders launched ... 12/25/2014 - 5:33 pm | View Link
Myanmar leader praises Suu Kyi at UN It was a speech that reflected the momentous changes in Myanmar over the past year, as Suu Kyi has been elected to parliament after 15 years of house arrest, and the country has shed its pariah status ... a "crucial role in the reform process." 09/27/2012 - 3:20 am | View Link
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to make first foreign trip since 1988 After years of house arrest, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to make a first trip abroad to Oslo in June to accept in person the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize she won for her peaceful struggle. After years of house arrest, Myanmar opposition ... 04/18/2012 - 12:15 am | View Link
The dictatorship on our doorstep edging out of the shadows Just how fast and how far the process of reform ... Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy, will contest each of the 48 seats on offer. Their likely success and Suu Kyi's entry into parliament will shake the status quo and transform ... 02/9/2012 - 7:12 am | View Link
Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform ... Naypyidaw may not be prepared for the spread of “Lady mania” when it hits Europe later this week. Ms Suu Kyi’s ... 06/16/2010 - 9:54 pm | View Website
Burmese Days | by Christian Caryl | The New York Review of ... Burmese Days. Christian ... Aung San Suu Kyi’s struggle against the government at the end of the ... “Suu Kyi Celebrity Status Hits Reform Efforts ... 05/8/2012 - 7:55 pm | View Website
Myanmar leader praises Suu Kyi at UN Myanmar leader praises Suu Kyi at UN. ... he said Suu Kyi had played a "crucial role in the reform ... awful lot of "coincidences" and the hits just keep ... 09/27/2012 - 10:18 am | View Website
Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize Aung San Suu Kyi courted controversy ... talked of progress but notably qualified her support for the government’s reform ... Suu Kyi celebrity status ... 06/16/2016 - 10:00 pm | View Website
Suu Kyi’s Attendance ‘Unsure’ at Planned Sittwe Reform Rally Earthquake of Magnitude 5.9 Hits Burmese ... Aung San Suu Kyi’s constitutional reform roadshow is due to hit ... be a reminder of their second-class status. 03/8/2017 - 11:06 am | View Website
The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U. S. officials said, after the State Department delivers a positive recommendation to start construction on a long-delayed project that has served as a flashpoint in the debate about climate change.
Two senior officials said Tom Shannon, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, would make a recommendation on Friday that the pipeline serves U.
A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II in which he reflected on Hitler, the ambitions of the Soviet Union and the weakness of the United Nations is up for auction.
The diary was written in 1945 when the 28-year-old Kennedy was a correspondent for Hearst newspapers, rubbing shoulders with world leaders and traveling through a devastated Europe.
Boston-based RR Auction says the diary is expected to fetch about $200,000 at auction April 26.
The 61-page diary, mostly typed but including 12 handwritten pages, was given by Kennedy to Deirdre Henderson, a research assistant in his campaign office in the late 1950s.
"What's remarkable is what he foresaw about the future of a world he would lead 16 years later," said Henderson, who lives in the Boston area.
The experiences and reflections in the diary undoubtedly influenced Kennedy's presidency, auction house officials said.
"This exceptional diary sheds light on a side of John F.
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger has extended his contract by one year as the company’s board of directors continues to search for his replacement. Disney announced the extension — Iger’s third since he became CEO in 2005 — Thursday morning. Iger, 66, previously was slated