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Myanmar MPs Reject Bid to Allow Suu Kyi to Become President

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Myanmar's parliament rejected on Wednesday a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to officially become president. Despite the rule, Suu Kyi holds executive power in t...
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Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi Defends Myanmar Army in Genocide Case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed forces committed genocide, telling the United Nation's top court that the mass exodus of Rohingya people from the country she...