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World  /  Published 19.05.21

Myanmar: More than 800 killed since coup

More than 800 people have been killed by Myanmar’s security forces since a wave of protests broke out across the country after the military seized power in a coup in February, an activist group ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 18.04.21

Myanmar junta chief to attend Asean meet

Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Indonesia on April 24, Thailand said on Saturday, for his first known foreign trip since he ...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 11.04.21

82 die as forces ‘fire on protesters’

Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday, the first such sentences announced in public...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 11.04.21

US calls for arms embargo

The US ambassador to the UN urged the international community to take “concrete action” against the military in Myanmar on Friday including an arms embargo and sanctions against its holdin...
By AP in United Nations

World  /  Published 04.04.21

5 die in firing as junta plans warrants

Myanmar security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protests on Saturday killing at least five people, a protester and media said, as the military reinforced its bid to end dissent with arrest warran...
By Reuters

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India  /  Published 03.04.21

Govt: yes we attended Myanmar army show

At the start of the military coup in Myanmar on February 1, India had expressed deep concern and called for the rule of law and the democratic process to be restored. On Friday again, the spokesman wh...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.03.21

Children among 114 shot in Myanmar

Gunshots hit the US cultural centre in Yangon on Saturday, but nobody was hurt and the incident was being investigated, US embassy spokesperson Aryani Manring said. Author Thant Myint-U wrote on Twit...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 27.03.21

Myanmar warns protesters

Myanmar’s ruling military junta warned on Friday that pro-democracy protesters risked being shot in the head or back as activists called for a huge show of defiance against the generals on the c...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 14.03.21

Myanmar: twelve die in police firing

Myanmar security forces killed at least 12 people, witnesses and media reported, as the acting leader of a civilian parallel government vowed in a first public address on Saturday to pursue a “r...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 13.03.21

No respite for scribes

A court in Myanmar extended custody on Friday for five journalists, including one from U.S. news agency the Associated Press, who were arrested while covering anti-junta protests in the biggest city o...
By Reuters


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