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Aung San Suu Kyi leads rally honouring father


Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters as she leaves to mark the 100th birthday of the country’s independence hero and her father, Aung San, in the remote central Myanmar town of Natmauk on Friday. AFP

Aung San Suu Kyi ban doesn’t make sense: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama and Myanmar’s Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi make their way from a press conference. -AFP

Standing next to Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, US President Barack Obama said on Friday that the law barring her from becoming President “doesn’t make much sense.”

US President Barack Obama meets PM Narendra Modi; calls him a 'man of action'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greet by US President Barack Obama (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a brief interaction at Nay Pyi Taw with Barack Obama, during which the US President called him a "man of action".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often mentioned that India enjoys a 3D advantage of democracy, demography and demand in the global economy.

If you were to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s legion of admirers to draw up a list of Modi baiters, a typical one would probably lead with the BJP’s political foes, left-leaning liberals, a large