Burmese military hold opposition politicians in wave of arrests

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Burmese military hold opposition

politicians in wave of arrests

THE MILITARY government of Burma arrested 110 members of the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's political party. The National League for Democracy said yesterday that 50 elected MPs were among those detained in a wave of arrests, which have so far taken place mainly in provinces outside of Burmese capital, Rangoon.

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