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UN to press Burma on aid access  A humanitarian envoy is due in Burma to try to persuade the junta to grant more access to UN workers to help with the cyclone relief efforts France angered by Burmese delays  France's ambassador has accused Burma's government of being on the verge of committing a crime against humanity by not accepting foreign aid U.S. to bypass junta to send aid  Myanmar is allowing U.S. government aid workers to give aid directly to private aid groups. Storm aid frustrations grow  Top aid envoys are ramping up pressure on Burma, as reports suggest aid is still not reaching the region worst hit by Cyclone Nargis Junta denies misusing cyclone aid  The ruling junta has denied claims that the military is holding back the best foreign aid and distributing low-quality supplies to survivors UN chief to send envoy to Burma Myanmar allows more U.S. aid flights  The government of Myanmar authorized five more U.S. flights to land in the country with needed aid for survivors of the cyclone First US aid plane lands in Burma U.S. aid flight en route to Myanmar
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B. 2012-11-01 World Bank promises aid to Burma Myanmar
C. 2012-05-31 Suu Kyi calls for help for Burma Thailand
3. 2009-05-01 UN warning over Burma cyclone aid Myanmar
E. 2008-06-04 U.S. ships to abort Myanmar mission Myanmar
F. 2008-06-01 Gates could withdraw Navy ships Myanmar
6. 2008-05-24 Burma seeks crucial aid donations Rangoon, Myanmar
2008-05-23 Myanmar to admit all aid workers Myanmar
8. 2008-05-20 Burma to let UN copters deep into country Myanmar

Burma to let UN copters deep into country  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: reclusive government has agreed to allow U.N. helicopters into some of the least accessible areas Myanmar agrees to regional cyclone aid
World Bank promises aid to Burma  The World Bank has approved an $80m grant and pledged lending for Burma, the second poorest country in Asia, for the first time in 25 years   Suu Kyi calls for help for Burma   Thailand: Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for help to meet the country's needs   UN warning over Burma cyclone aid  Hundreds of thousands of people in Irrawaddy Delta still need assistance, a year after a deadly cyclone   U.S. ships to abort Myanmar mission  U.S. Navy ships loaded with supplies for victims of the cyclone will sail away, after the junta refused for 3 weeks to allow them to deliver...   Gates could withdraw Navy ships  U.S. Defense Secretary will make a decision within days to withdraw U.S. ships from the coast of Myanmar, after junta 'neglect'   Burma policy costs lives, says US  Washington: Defence Secretary Robert Gates has accused Burma of causing the loss of tens of thousands of lives by hindering international relief efforts Burma seeks crucial aid donations Map of Rangoon Myanmar  Dozens of international delegates are to meet in Rangoon to pledge money for recovery after the devastating Cyclone Nargis, which killed 78,000 Myanmar to admit all aid workers

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  U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: Ruling junta agreed to 'allow all aid workers regardless of nationalities' into the country to help cyclone survivors
  Myanmar has agreed to let its South Asian neighbors send medical personnel and an assessment team to the country

  A U.S. military airplane with relief supplies has taken off on a mission that American officials say they hope will 'build trust'
Burma eases restrictions on aid May.10 Cyclone aid used to entice voters
  As aid groups struggled to distribute supplies despite government obstacles, Myanmar TV was urging people to vote 'yes' in a referendum
May.9 U.N. 'furious' as Myanmar aid 'seized'  The World Food Program official is 'furious' over the government's refusal to allow the organization to distribute aid May.8 Burma 'wants aid not foreigners'
  Burma wants supplies but not foreign aid workers, hours after the UN chief urged military leaders to prioritise relief work
 The foreign ministry insisted it would control the distribution itself. The United Nations pressures to speed up the issuing of visas to foreign relief experts. Dozens of aid experts are waiting for visas in Thailand; the Burmese embassy there has closed for a public holiday
UN 'disappointed' at Burma access  The UN is extremely disappointed at the slow progress made in securing access to victims of last weekend's cyclone May.6 Relief groups scramble to aid Myanmar May.4 Burma 'must allow aid workers in'   The exiles are urging the country's military rulers to allow aid agencies to operate freely inside the country in the wake of Tropical Cyclone...

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Jun.25   Suu Kyi arrest: Japan freezes aid  Japan has frozen all aid to Myanmar in protest at the military government's detention of opposition leader

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