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Myanmar President Calls Meeting of Top Army, Political Officials

Myanmar President Thein Sein has called for a landmark meeting with representatives of the country's military, top political parties and ethnic minority groups. The summit to be held Friday in the capital, Naypyidaw, will bring together six political parties, including that of longtime democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The meeting, the first of its kind, comes amid tensions as Myanmar, also known as Burma, emerges from decades of direct military rule. Suu Kyi's party, the...

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