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After meeting civil society organizations on Monday, the Union Election Commission has met political parties Tuesday. 

The main purpose of this meeting is to share lessons learnt of voter list update from the pilot project and to discuss how to compile voter list. 

The chairman of the UEC said meeting with political party will be frequently held, claiming free and fair election will be held in late 2015. 

Myanmar football teams have been gaining huge achievements recently by winning regionally acclaimed competitions, including the qualifying matches of AFF Suzuki Cup.
Myanmar National Team arrives back from Laos after winning the qualifying matches for AFF Suzuki Cup.
AFF Suzuki Cup is considered the highest level of football in the ASEAN region.

The Asian Development Bank has announced development programs plans for Myanmar Tuesday, at a press briefing in Yangon.
ADB officials say the bank will allot 600 million dollars for proposed investment projects on sectors including power and transport, and over 500 million dollars in policy loans, for the period of 2013-2016.

At least three people were killed and 17 others wounded in five car bombings in the Shi'ite city of Kerbala. Officials said that four cars exploded outside of Kerbala while another car bomb went off in a market area in the city centre. In the central Baghdad area of Sinak, a suicide bomber killed 11 people and wounded 28 others. The explosion followed a similar attack on Sundaywhen a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad's neighbourhood of Harthiya. At least 19 civilians were killed and 28 others were wounded.

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Masipa said she wanted to hand down a sentence that was "neither too light, nor too severe. Pistorius shot Steenkamp four times through a shut bathroom door at his Pretoria home last year, killing her. He has maintained that he believed the person he was shooting at in the bathroom was an intruder.

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Updated on 21-10-2014  13:28 PM

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