Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar 'not yet a democracy' Suu Kyi, 68, was released from years of house arrest in 2010, and a quasi-civilian government led by former general Thein Sein has since pushed reforms that have ended Myanmar's pariah status ... so-called democratic reform in Burma will be no more ... 04/11/2014 - 5:29 am | View Link
Thousands of Burmese to greet Suu Kyi in Ind. city Those attending Tuesday’s speech will be eager to hear Suu Kyi’s views on sanctions toward Myanmar. Since her release in 2010, she has joined hands with members of the former ruling junta that detained her to push ahead with political reform. 09/24/2012 - 8:44 pm | View Link
Suu Kyi Falls Ill on First Day of European Tour This is Suu Kyi's first travel to Europe in nearly 24 years since she had spent most of the time in house arrest in her home country. It is not yet known whether her health status will affect ... is beneficial to political reform," Suu Kyi said during ... 06/14/2012 - 9:01 pm | View Link
Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts The strange dynamics of Myanmar’s rapid process of democratisation enter a new phase this week, when opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe in a five-country tour. As demonstrated by her hero’s reception from a normally ... 06/10/2012 - 4:15 am | View Link
Aung San Suu Kyi launches bid for parliament The NLD was stripped of its status as a legal political party in 2010 because it boycotted a controversial national election, saying the rules were unfair. Ms Suu Kyi was released from years of house arrest shortly after the vote, which was marred by ... 01/18/2012 - 12:10 am | View Link
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All-bacon restaurant set to open in Montreal : The Loop Le HOT PIG “I’m pretty confident to say [this] is the world’s first 100 per cent bacon sausage,” Bar Brutus owner Anthoni Jodoin told ABC News. 09/1/2014 - 4:52 am | View Website
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My Word | Writing a novel: Come on the journey with me. I’ve seen a real, live heroine. Aung San Suu Kyi was speaking at the the Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Mandalay and I was there. Unfortunately, I only ... 09/1/2014 - 2:43 am | View Website
The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers Special Report The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers Foreign Policy presents a unique portrait of 2012's global marketplace of ideas and the thinkers who make them. 08/31/2014 - 11:44 pm | View Website
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ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. — It's the most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling: the $2.4-billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel Monday. The casino itself will shut early Tuesday morning.
Revel is shutting down a little over two years after it opened, aiming to revitalize Atlantic City's struggling gambling market
But mired in its second bankruptcy in two years, Revel has been unable to find anyone willing to buy the property and keep it open as a casino.
The Long Island village of Asharoken (ASH'-uh-roh-kehn) faces a dilemma as it seeks to protect itself from erosion and other problems in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
It can accept federal aid to build a dune and create public access to its beach for the first time in nearly 90-year history.
Maseru (Lesotho) (AFP) - Lesotho's exiled prime minister is heading home, and aide told AFP on Monday, as regional mediators sought to reinstall him to power days after an apparent coup. "We are going home now, most probably we will be in Lesotho tomorrow," Samonyane Ntsekele, an advisor to Prime Minister Tom Thabane, said from Pretoria, where southern African states brokered a deal to end the crisis.
Kiev (AFP) - Ukrainian forces ceded a strategic eastern airport to pro-Russian insurgents on Monday as the government in Kiev accused Moscow of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives. The sense of foreboding in Kiev came as European-mediated talks over the fast-escalating crisis opened in the Belarussian capital Minsk behind closed doors, attended by government, separatist and Russian envoys. The rebels have launched a major counteroffensive in recent days that the Ukrainian government and its Western allies claim is backed by Russian forces -- a charge Moscow denies. Ukraine's Defence Minister Valeriy Geletey vowed on Monday to "immediately mount defences against Russia, which is trying not only to secure positions held by terrorists before but to advance on other territories of Ukraine"."A great war arrived at our doorstep, the likes of which Europe has not seen since World War II," he wrote on Facebook, warning of "tens of thousands of deaths".