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# junta - Friday 13 November, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'

The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.

# junta - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Thailand's junta leader named PM as Irish warned over travel

Irish travellers are being advised to exercise ‘extreme caution’ when visiting Thailand and to ensure they have the right visa before arriving there.

# junta - Monday 26 May, 2014

Thai junta chief given seal of approval by the country's royal family

Sights are now being set on bringing growing protests under control.

# junta - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Nobel peace laureate says Pope Francis was not complicit in 'Dirty War'

“He was not complicit with the dictatorship, he did not collaborate,” says human rights activist and Nobel laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel.

# junta - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Pope Francis gives rare insight into what happened at conclave

The new pope said today he wants “a poor Church for the poor” and spoke about how his name was inspired by St Francis of Assisi.

# junta - Friday 28 December, 2012

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

# junta - Monday 20 August, 2012

Burma's government ends direct media censorship

Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.

# junta - Friday 6 July, 2012

Argentina jails former dictators over stolen baby scandal

Infants were illegally taken from their political prisoners parents 30 years ago.

# junta - Monday 2 April, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi claims victory in Burma election Burma This post contains videos

Aung San Suu Kyi claims victory in Burma election

The long-persecuted opposition leader could be set to take office in the isolated country for the first time.

# junta - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Mali suspended amid ECOWAS efforts to restore 'constitutional order'

The bloc of West African nations has suspended Mali’s membership and send a delegation a week after the military ousted the democratically-elected president.