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Photo News - May 2013

Twelve army tanks pass through Taungyi Township in Shan State on 30 May 2013, en route to the conflict zone in eastern Shan State. (Photo- Jhon Chit Nyein / Mizzima ) Media scramble to take photos of the Kachin and Myanmar government delegations as they sit down to sign a preliminary 7-point agreement on Thursday, May 31, 2013, in Myitkyina. (Photo- Mizzima ) A soldier walks past a fire in Lashio, northern Shan State, on May 29, 2013. Myanmar's government called for calm after mobs burned down a Muslim orphanage, a mosque and shops during a new eruption of religious violence in the east of the country. AFP PHOTO Vijay Nambiar, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar, observes peace talks between the Myanmar government’s peace delegation and the Kachin Independence Organization in Kachin State capital Myitkyina on May 28, 2013. Photo: Mizzima The Myanmar government’s peace delegation and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) held peace talks in Kachin capital Myitkyina on May 28, 2013, the first time the two sides have sat at the negotiating table inside Myanmar. Thousands of locals welcome the KIO delegates to Myitkyina on Monday as they arrive for peace talks with a government delegation. (Photo: Mizzima) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Thilawa port on the outskirts of Yangon on May 25, 2013. He is on a three day visit to Myanmar. Photo: Hein Htet / Mizzima The first special Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Photo: NLD US President Barack Obama shakes hands with President Thein Sein of Myanmar (L) during meetings in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 20, 2013. Thein Sein becomes the first leader of Myanmar to visit the White House in nearly half a century, as Washington offers a strong symbolic gesture to back his reforms. AFP PHOTO Karen National Union soldiers wait on the sidelines of a KNU public meeting in Myathargone village in Latetho Township in Karen State. The public meeting was held from May 13 to 15 when KNU officials discussed a multitude of issues with the general public. (Photo: Bo Bo / Mizzima) An opening ceremony featuring body repairs and spray painting of a Toyota vehicle was held in Yangon on May 11, 2013. Yangon Division Prime Minister Myint Swe attended. (Photo: Hein Htet / Mizzima) In this picture taken on May 8, 2013, a girl stands in a dry lake in the Dala township, outskirts of Yangon. From toothpaste to tinned fruit, cosmetics to Coca-Cola, global firms have Myanmar firmly in their sights as the nation's 60 million people find themselves thrust onto the frontline of consumerism. AFP PHOTO  Myanmar athletes practice boat-racing at Inya Lake as preparation for the SEA Games in Naypyitaw in December. (Photo: Hongsar / Mizzima)  Pictured at the Parliamentary Workshop on Agriculture in Yangon on May 6 are (left to right): Myanmar Parliamentary speaker Shwe Mann (green shirt); NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi; US Ambassador Derek Mitchell; and executives from the Myanmar Rice Association and the Myanmar Fishery products industries. (Photo: Wa Lone / Mizzima) Indonesian police arrive to secure the Myanmar embassy compound (back) in Jakarta before the arrival of anti-Myanmar demonstrators on May 3, 2013. Indonesian anti-terrorist police have detained two men suspected of planning a bomb attack on the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta on May 3 in the wake of fresh violence against Muslims in Myanmar, officials said. AFP PHOTO Myanmar police inspect a damaged mosque at a village near Oakkan, some 100 km north of Yangon, on May 1, 2013. Photo: AFP

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