November 12, 2010 (Noon in Kenya)
Reports are coming out of Burma saying the military authorities have signed an order authorising the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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There has been increased police activity outside her house in Rangoon, but as yet no official confirmation.
However, Ms Suu Kyi is not expected to accept a conditional release if it excludes her from political activity.
She was originally due to be released last year, but a case involving an American who swam across Inya Lake to her home, claiming he was on a mission to save her, prompted the latest 18-month detention.
Read more of this BBC story here.
See CNN report here.