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Burmese pro-democracy leader could be released

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Unconfirmed reports out of Myanmar, or Burma, say pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be released soon. The Nobel-peace prize winner has been under house arrest for most of the past 20 years. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the head of the BBC's Burmese service, Tin Htar Swe.

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