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Myanmar's Intha fishermen are known for their one-legged rowing that looks like an aquatic ballet.

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The Myatheindan Pagoda-Myanmar's Taj Mahal.JPG

The remarkable multi-terraced Myatheindan Pagoda, known as the Taj Mahal of Myanmar, was built to honor a monarch's late wife and is believed to contain a buried emerald.

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Three men were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison for violating Myanmar's religion act after they posted a promotional image online showing Buddha wearing headphones. (NBC News)

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Student protesters struggle to break a police human-chain during a student protester ahead of a crackdown in Letpadan, 140 kilometers (90 miles) north of the country's main city Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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A nun kisses the ecclesiastical ring of newly appointed Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, at St. Paul’s Missionary school in the suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Church colleagues on Monday proudly welcomed home Archbishop Charles Maung Bo, a day after his appointment by Pope Francis as Myanmar's first Roman Catholic cardinal. Bo’s appointment comes as Myanmar grapples with major problems of religious intolerance, particularly by members of the Buddhist majority toward Muslims of the Rohingya ethnic minority. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi embrace during a news conference at her home in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama stands with then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as he announces that she will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asia summit in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ** FILE **