Weekly Roundup: Myanmar Wants Remaining Sanctions Lifted, France Issues Warrant for Equatorial Guinea President’s Son, and More

Myanmar's President Thein Sein called on western governments to eliminate all sanctions against his nation, according to the Financial Times. "It is extremely important that sanctions be lifted - both financial and other economic sanctions - to make possible the sort of trade and investments" that will facilitate democratization, Thein Sein told the FT in an interview. Elections in April allowed opponents of the ruling military government some representation in Parliament and the U.S. and the European Union lifted some sanctions on Myanmar in response. More French police issued an arrest warrant for the son of Equatorial Guinea's president on...