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Aung San Suu Kyi's European tour

  • Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on the podium, formally accepts the Nobel Peace Prize that thrust her into the global limelight two decades ago, in Oslo, June 16. AP
  • Suu Kyi receives a standing ovation from the Norwegian Nobel Committee for her speech at the Peace Prize lecture at the city hall in Oslo, June 16. AP
  • Honor guards blow their horns at the opening of the Peace Nobel Prize lecture at the city hall in Oslo. AP
  • The standing ovation. Suu Kyi says the Nobel Peace Prize she won while under house arrest 21-years ago helped to shatter her sense of isolation and ensured that the world would demand democracy in her military-controlled homeland. AP
  • Aung San Suu Kyi, second right, in audience with King Harald, right, Queen Sonjam second left, and Crown prince Haakon at the Royal Palace, June 16. AP
  • Suu Kyi's son Kim Aris attends the Nobel lecture. AP
  • Suu Kyi gives her Nobel speech. AP
  • At the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo. AP
  • Bono, the Irish rock star and activist arrives for a conference with Suu Kyi at the Oslo Forum at the Losby Gods mansion about 13 kilometers east of Oslo, June 18. AP
  • Norway`s Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere, centre, flanked by Bono and Suu Kyi during opening of the Oslo Forum at Losby Gods mansion outside Oslo, June 18. AP
  • Suu Kyi arrives at a theatre for a ceremony where she will receive the Amnesty International's Ambassador of Conscience award in Dublin, Ireland, June 18. AP
  • British actor Sir Roger Moore arrives to attend the ceremony. AP
  • Suu Kyi arrives at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, for a special concert before receiving the Freedom of the City of Dublin, June 18. AP
  • General Secretary of Amnesty International Salil Shetty, left and Irish singer Bono, hand Suu Kyi the Amnesty International's Ambassador of Conscience award in Dublin, June 18. AP
  • The award was made in 2009, and this is the first opportunity for Suu Kyi to get the award due to her house arrest in Myanmar. AP
  • A young boy in the crowd holds up a welcome sign for Suu Kyi in Dublin, June 18. She made a flying visit to the Irish capital and will visit London on June 19. AP