World Jun 04

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U.S. Navy Ships to Leave Myanmar Without Delivering Aid

Four U.S. Navy ships will leave the Myanmar coast Thursday, after failing to receive permission from the Burmese government to unload aid supplies for survivors of Cyclone Nargis, including much-needed helicopters to transport food and other aid.

Politics May 23

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U.N. Chief Says Myanmar to Allow in Aid Workers

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Myanmar's ruling junta had agreed to allow "all aid workers" into the cyclone-ravaged country -- although questions remain as to the timing and logistics of such access.

World May 22

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U.N. Head Visits Myanmar to Coax Aid Effort

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived Thursday in cyclone-damaged Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, to meet with Senior Gen. Than Shwe in hopes of convincing the stringent military junta to loosen restrictions on international aid.

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