Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi met with the country's president Sunday, the first such meeting since the opposition figure joined parliament, a government official said.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attended her first session of parliament Monday since her historic swearing in as a lawmaker two months ago.
Aung San Suu Kyi appealed for international support for Myanmar's process of democratic reform Thursday as she gave a historic address to both of Britain's houses of parliament.
Aung San Suu Kyi returns to Britain for the first time in 24 years. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
Aung San Suu Kyi finally put a face on Tuesday to the radio DJ whose show gave her a lifeline to the outside world during her years under house arrest in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gave her Nobel speech in Norway on Saturday, more than two decades after she won the peace prize.
1991 Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi recalls her reaction to the news she won the prize.
Refugees from Myanmar living in Thailand flock to see their hero, Aung San Suu Kyi. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi called for the rule of law, an end to ethnic conflict and strong democratic institutions in Myanmar as she began a historic first trip to Europe after decades of house arrest.
Aung San Suu Kyi left Myanmar on Wednesday, arriving late at night in Geneva, Switzerland, the first stop in a 16-day European trip that is to include her acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize that she won in 1991.
From her seat on the stage at the World Economic Forum, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told a packed room what she was thinking as her plane prepared to land in Thailand for her first foreign trip in 24 years.
Aung San Suu Kyi talks about her country, the economy and the rule of law.
Amid the crush of migrant workers who gathered to see Aung San Suu Kyi in Bangkok Wednesday was Sein Htay, a Burmese worker who has been in Thailand for 17 years.
CNN's Andrew Stevens reports on the historic visit of Aung San Suu Kyi to Thailand and the work she's doing while there.
When Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Thailand, she had only her doctor and security man with her. The rest of her entourage had gone on ahead to establish operations around the country for what is proving to be a whirlwind and exceptionally busy trip.
Some cried and others cheered in emotional scenes as pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi addressed thousands of Burmese migrants Wednesday on the outskirts of the Thai capital Bangkok.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi made history Tuesday by stepping on foreign soil for the first time in more than two decades when she arrived in Bangkok, Thailand.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will make her first trip outside the country in more than two decades when she visits Thailand next week to attend a regional conference, a spokesman for her party said Thursday.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in Wednesday as a lawmaker for the first time, a key step in the country's recent shift toward democracy after decades of repressive military rule.
The election of Aung San Suu Kyi to Myanmar's parliament caps a remarkable turn around for the pro-democracy campaigner, who was kept under house arrest for a total of 15 years by the country's military junta.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday praised opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's efforts to advance democracy in Myanmar, supporting her decision to take the oath of office for the country's parliament despite objecting to its wording.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to meet Tuesday with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a day after she said she would take the oath of office for the country's parliament after initially resisting it.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to the press after her meeting with Italian Foreign Minister
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that her party members' refusals to take their seats in parliament to protest the wording of the 2008 constitution were based on nothing more than a "technical" obstacle.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of her party are delaying their parliamentary debut Monday as they seek to resolve a problem concerning the wording of the oath that lawmakers have to take.
The Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and members of her party are unlikely to attend the first session of parliament since their election amid a dispute over the wording of the oath that lawmakers have to take, a party spokesman said Friday.
The British prime minister is in Myanmar where change seems to be on the move. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
The party of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has requested a change in the wording of the oath that lawmakers have to take, presenting a potential hurdle to her taking up the parliamentary seat she won this month.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Myanmar Friday on the first visit by a high-profile Western leader to the nation in decades.
The sweeping victory of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party in recent elections has been confirmed by state media.
CNN's Paula Hancocks describes the euphoria among supporters of Myanmar's opposition.
Long-imprisoned Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's political party claimed victory Monday in parliamentary elections in Myanmar, a dramatic development in the southeast Asian country's efforts to end its international isolation.
Less than two years ago, Myanmar's leaders were doing all they could to silence pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Now they're poised to welcome her into parliament.
Opposition leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in Myanmar's parliament Sunday, her party said, a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy.
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses people ahead of Sunday's elections.
Voters in Myanmar went to the polls Sunday in a historic election, the first time credible alternatives to the ruling party have appeared on the country's ballot.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday that elections taking place this weekend would not be "free and fair" but that her party still hoped to win as many parliamentary seats as possible.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has suspended campaigning for Myanmar's upcoming by-elections after falling ill, her party said Sunday.
Historic first in Myanmar as the country broadcasts a campaign speech from a pro-democracy icon.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmarese opposition leader, said her country's present constitution "does not conform" with democratic norms and it should be changed where needed.
Thousands of cheering people crammed the streets in a southern Myanmar district Saturday to catch a glimpse of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on the historic first official day of her campaign.
Pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi campaigns in Myanmar. CNN's Paula Hancocks shows us the excitement at one rally.
Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi registered Wednesday to run for a parliamentary seat in the military-run country.
ITN/ITV News' John Irvine visits with and interviews Myanmar's dissident leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Myanmar plans to release 651 prisoners starting Friday, state television reported, one day after the country's leadership announced a cease-fire with an ethnic rebel group that has waged a bitter, decades-long insurgency for greater autonomy.
The political party of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been granted permission to register for future elections in Myanmar, according to Suu Kyi's lawyer.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's admiration for Myanmar democracy activist and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi was hard to miss during her visit to Suu Kyi's home in Yangon. They stood together, hands clasped and all smiles -- and even shared a hug -- at a news conference Friday on Suu Kyi's porch before international journalists.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton personally delivered a letter from President Barack Obama to Myanmar's leading democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi Thursday. Here is the letter in full as released by the State Department:
She is small but only in physical stature. Aung San Suu Kyi is the very embodiment of Myanmar's long struggle for democracy.
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will participate in the next elections, Nyan Win, the spokesman for her National League for Democracy, said Friday.
Myanmar has made some progress toward political reforms, democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday on the one-year anniversary of her release from years of house arrest.
Myanmar's President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have vowed to work together in the nation's interest, state media said Saturday.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday made her first political trip outside the main city since her release from house arrest last year.
Activist Aung San Suu Kyi takes part in Martyr's Day observances for the first time in years. CNN's John Vause reports.
Myanmar dissident Aung San Suu Kyi led more than 3,000 people Tuesday at a ceremony in the capital Yangon to mark the 64th anniversary of the death of her father, a national independence hero, eye witnesses said.
Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will address members of the U.S. Congress this week, a rare foray into American politics for a woman who is lauded internationally even as she struggles to be heard in her native Myanmar.
Recently freed political activist Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the world's political and business elite not to forget the people of Myanmar as they rebuild the global economy.
The woman who has come to embody the fight for democracy in Myanmar speaks to CNN.
Myanmar political activist Aung San Suu Kyi and her younger son got an early start Wednesday, visiting a pagoda, attending a memorial for her uncle and meeting with political supporters.
The younger son of political activist Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Myanmar on Tuesday for a long-awaited visit with his mother, from whom he'd been separated for a decade.
An AIDS clinic visited by Myanmar's democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has come under pressure from the government since her visit, its director said Sunday.
Aung San Suu Kyi tells CNN that she wants a revolution that empowers the people of Myanmar to shape their country.
What happened in Yangon's University Avenue as the light began to fade last Saturday took many serious Myanmar watchers by surprise.
Aung San Suu Kyi tells CNN's Frederik Pleitgen that in order to see change, there has to be a new 21st century military mentality.
It was stifling hot inside the small, stark headquarters of the National League for Democracy, the party led by freed pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
Freed activist Aung San Suu Kyi pledged Monday to keep working toward restoring democracy and improving human rights in Myanmar, saying she is not concerned about being detained again in the future.
Freed democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi told her supporters Sunday that she needs their help in her efforts to bring change to Myanmar.
Nyi Nyi Aung learned the news just before sunrise Saturday: The woman who has inspired him in his two-decade-long struggle was free.
Suu Kyi's international lawyer calls her release a public relations ploy and says nothing has fundamentally changed.
Speculation abounds as Saturday nears -- the day when Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest is to end in Myanmar.
CNN's Anna Coren talks with U.N. Secy.-Gen. Ban Ki-moon about human rights around the globe, starting with Myanmar.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner and political dissident in Myanmar, may be freed after years of house arrest.
Myanmar's ruling military junta freed democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest Saturday to a throng of joyous supporters who rushed toward her house once the gates were opened.
As news of the much-awaited release of Myanmar Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi reverberated throughout the world, activists and world leaders were seizing the opportunity to make a case for democracy and human rights in this besieged nation.
Pres. Obama and the Dalai Lama react to the release of democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest in Myanmar.
She is small but only in physical stature. Aung San Suu Kyi is the very embodiment of Myanmar's long struggle for democracy.
Party members who had gathered by the hundreds at the National League for Democracy headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar on Friday were told to go home, dashing hopes that democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi would be released from house arrest.
Supporters in Myanmar eagerly await the release of opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi. This report from Myanmar.
Aung San Suu Kyi's son is trying to get a visa to meet his mother in Myanmar, the Nobel laureate's attorney said.
Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected voting in Myanmar's coming election, the country's first in two decades, her lawyer said.
March 1962: Then-Burma comes under military rule by Ne Win after a bloodless coup.
Demonstrators around the world plan to show their support for Aung San Suu Kyi at rallies celebrating the pro-democracy leader's 65th birthday Saturday, while international leaders renewed calls for her release.
British Foreign Office ministers called Friday for the immediate and unconditional release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, detained in Myanmar, on the eve of her 65th birthday Saturday.
Myanmar's ruling junta announced Wednesday a new election law that disqualifies pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from participating in upcoming national elections.
Myanmar's Supreme Court rejected Friday an appeal by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to overturn her house arrest.
A senior leader of the party of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released Saturday night at the end of his six-year house arrest.
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released in November when her house arrest term ends, a government minister said.
Myanmar's Supreme Court in Yangon announced it will decide within a month on pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal of her extended house arrest, her lawyer told CNN.
President Obama on Sunday called for the release of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners.
U.S. diplomats met with imprisoned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, Myanmar TV showed.
Myanmar's military junta allowed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet Friday with three diplomats -- from the United States, Britain and Australia, according to her spokesman and a government official.
An activist exiled from Myanmar called for the government to release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and urged the U.S. to continue sanctions against it.
Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi lost her latest bid for freedom Friday after a court declined to overturn a sentence of house arrest.
Myanmar's imprisoned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is prepared to work with the nation's military leaders in order to get economic sanctions against the country lifted, a spokesman for her political party said Friday.
Myanmar's imprisoned pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday she accepted a new shift in U.S. policy toward her country, her spokesman said.
Lawyers for Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi appealed her 18-month house arrest to the high court Friday, while the nation's ruling junta granted amnesty to thousands of other prisoners.
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