Asia / Australia

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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AUNG SAAN SUU KYI

 

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III joined other world leaders in welcoming the release of pro-democracy leader Aung Saan Suu Kyi by the Myanmar military junta and called for the immediate release of her fellow political detainees.

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Julia Gillard meets with Barak Obama at the APEC summit.  (PICTURE: Ray Strange)

President Barack Obama has lauded Australia as a key player in the Asian economy as he held his first talks with Prime Minister Julia Gillard and invited her to Washington next year.

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