Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi took her place in Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday, ushering in a historic new political era after nearly a quarter-century fight against military dictatorship.
The 66-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laure
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions.
A US senator met Myanmar's top general and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, while arranging the release of an American prisoner on a weekend mission that offered a rare opening for better ties with the isolated nation.
A court in army-ruled Myanmar on Tuesday found opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of violating an internal security law, a ruling certain to anger the West and further isolate the regime.
The court sentenced her to three years in pr