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Obama Myanmar Visit


Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama just concluded his whirlwind tour of Asia. While there, he became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar. A new phot...

Burma Or Myanmar: Obama Adopts Both Names During Visit

AP | TODD PITMAN and AYE AYE WIN | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- Officially at least, America still calls this Southeast Asian nation Burma, the favored appellation of dissidents and pro-democracy...

Obama's Speech Strikes A Chord in Myanmar

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- President Barack Obama spoke to hundreds of students, officials and former generals in long-closed Myanmar about freedom and the im...

Obama Draws Huge Audience In Myanmar

AP | JULIE PACE and AYE AYE WIN | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- Downtown Yangon came to a near halt Monday during President Barack Obama's historic visit to this once pariah nation. Crowds flood...

Obama's Historic Myanmar Visit Marked With Praise, Pressure

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

* First visit by a U.S. president to former pariah state * Faces criticism from human rights groups for going too soon ...

Myanmar Welcomes Obama With Graffiti

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- When Arker Kyaw heard President Barack Obama was coming to Myanmar, he gathered 15 cans of spray paint and headed for a blank brick...