• FILE- In this Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, Win Kyu, left, and his wife Khin Htay Win hold a portrait of their 16-year-old daughter Win Maw Oo, who was killed during pro-democracy protests brutally crushed by Myanmar's military 25 years ago, in their house in Yangon, Myanmar. The parents of a Oo after all these years finally laid her soul to rest this week. The funeral ceremony, 28 years late, was delayed because the 16-year-old girl's dying wish was not to have the rites performed until Myanmar _then called Burma _ had achieved democracy. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win, File)

    Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen’s last wish

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Dying from soldiers’ bullets, the young protester told her father not to lay her soul to rest until democracy reigned in her homeland. It has taken 28 years, but it is done.

  • In this May 12, 2016 photo, a man walks on dry and cracked earth with empty plastic containers to collect drinking water from a fenced-off pond in Dala township, south of Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's dry season, which typically runs from April through May, has been compounded this year by an El Nino-induced drought that added several months to the water shortage affecting Dala township. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

    As lines form for water, Myanmar pins hopes on Suu Kyi

    DALA, Myanmar (AP) — Every year at this time, the ponds and wells go dry. People walk for hours to fill their plastic buckets at a lotus-filled pond that is the only clean source of drinking water in this community outside Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon.