Thursday, May 15, 2008

Myanmar update

YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar's military regime dug in its heels Thursday two weeks
after a deadly cyclone, saying it would not bow to pressure to let in foreign
aid workers as the United Nations called an emergency summit.
If the world was a classroom, Myanmar would be that loner.
The secretive generals, who built a remote town from scratch two years ago and
then moved the capital there almost overnight, have long spurned the outside
world -- and tightly controlled anything that could weaken their power.

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