SPDC - NLD - Secret Talks

BURMA's military junta and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
bitter rivals since the junta took power 13 years ago and
violently crushed a democratic uprising - have launched face-to-face talks


  • Veteran Burmese politicians urge Rangoon, Aung San Suu Kyi to continue talks
  • DVB: Burmese groups skeptical about dialogue
  • U.S. threatens Burma if dialogue fails
  • Burmese leader denies split over opposition talks
  • ILO tells Burma to eradicate forced labour
  • Burmese junta allowing jailed NLD supporters to receive food parcels
  • More signs emerge of political thaw in Burma
  • ILO sees progress in Burma talks with opposition
  • Bertil Lintner interview on "All Things Considered"
  • Burma's junta orders media attacks on Suu Kyi to stop
  • Burma bans cartoon campaign against Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Australia welcomes Burma talks with opposition
  • Burmese opposition treads carefully
  • Exiles hail Suu Kyi meeting as breakthrough
  • Thailand welcomed the secret dialogue
  • Britain welcomes direct dialogue between Suu kyi, junta
  • Vietnam sticks to non-interference line on Burma
  • Junta leaders playing their own game
  • Exiles' hopes tempered by distrust for regime
  • U.N.: Burma, Suu Kyi Launch Talks
  • Treat Aung San Suu Kyi as leader not "little sister," Albright warns Burma
  • UN envoy "making a difference" in Burma: US
  • Suu Kyi meets military
  • Talks between Burma's junta, Aung San Suu Kyi draw kudos
  • New hopes for Burma after junta meets with Aung San Suu Kyi
  • UN says Aung San Suu Kyi met Burma's junta leader "more than once"
  • Historic dialogue offers hope of end to perpetual deadlock
  • NLD central executive member U Lwin asked for patience

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  • Hope for Burma's democrats
  • Hopes rising in Burma
  • Burmese Express Cautious Hope for Dialogue
  • High time for reconciliation
  • Letter from Rangoon
  • Burma Is an Easy Case to Make for Sanctions
  • ANALYSIS-Sanctions seen behind junta's talks with Suu Kyi
  • ANALYSIS-Burma talks raise hopes but scepticism remains
  • ANALYSIS-What's behind the Burmese talks?