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Myanmar has never been a nation. Could it become one now? | Myanmar News

Since February 1, when the Myanmar military carried out a coup against the country’s civilian government, protests, strikes and other…

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Asia

10 Myanmar police killed in attack by ethnic armies: Reports | Conflict News

Fighters from an alliance of rebel groups reportedly attack a police station in a new escalation after the military coup.…

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Middle East

Myanmar UN envoy urges no-fly zone as many protesters killed | Military News

Myanmar’s own ambassador to the United Nations has called for a no-fly zone and sanctions, as the international community puts…

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Middle East

Britain slams ‘bullying’ Myanmar over London embassy ‘coup’ | Politics News

Britain has condemned “bullying” by the Myanmar military government after the country’s ambassador to London was removed in an extraordinary…

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Europe

Myanmar’s ambassador to UK ‘locked out of embassy’ over coup criticism

Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Kingdom said he was barred from entering the embassy on Wednesday due to his criticism…

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Asia

Eleven killed as Myanmar protesters ‘fight soldiers with rifles’ | Myanmar News

At least 11 people have been killed in a northwestern town in Myanmar, local media reported, as security forces cracked…

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Asia

Myanmar’s UK envoy says military attache ‘occupied’ embassy | Military News

Myanmar’s ambassador to Britain accused a Yangon military-linked figure of occupying the embassy and barring him access, in an extraordinary…

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Africa

Myanmar military may extend emergency rule by up to two years | Myanmar News

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Naypyidaw/ Yangon, Myanmar – Since launching their February 1 military…

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Middle East

China’s vaccine diplomacy stumbles in Southeast Asia | Coronavirus pandemic News

In May last year, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that his country would…

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Africa

Australian couple released from detention in Myanmar | Military News

Matthew O’Kane and Christa Avery were put under house arrest after trying to leave Myanmar on a relief flight in…

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Latin America

Myanmar death toll edges up to 550 as online crackdown tightens | Military News

Attempts by Myanmar’s military to end dissent are turning to the virtual world with internet censorships and arrest warrants for…

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Middle East

Myanmar protesters urge ‘guerrilla strikes’ amid internet cutoff | Military News

Myanmar activists held candle-lit protests overnight and scrambled to find ways to get around a deepening internet shutdown on Friday,…

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Middle East

Myanmar refuses to accept Rohingya girl deported by India: Report | Refugees News

India’s move to deport 14-year-old girl to coup-hit Myanmar while her family lived in a refugee camp in Bangladesh draws…

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Asia

Killings, violence, detention: Myanmar is no place for children | Child Rights News

On Saturday, a 10-year-old boy was enjoying his weekend playing cards with his friend, 13, near downtown Yangon, Myanmar. What…

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Asia

Myanmar protesters rally as Thailand slams military crackdown | China News

Activists in Myanmar have burned copies of a military-framed constitution in protest against Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s power grab,…

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Africa

Cyclone season awaits thousands of Rohingya on Bangladesh island | Bangladesh News

Government plans to send 100,000 Rohingya to remote island despite safety concerns raised over Bay of Bengal cyclones. The government…

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Latin America

Myanmar facing ‘bloodbath’ UN envoy tells Security Council | Conflict News

The United Nations’ envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council on Wednesday to take action amid an escalating crisis in…

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Africa

Myanmar: Five protesters explain why they will not give up | Military News

Hundreds of people have been killed in Myanmar amid an increasingly violent response to continuing protests calling on the military…

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Africa

Myanmar protests continue amid reports of killings in Yangon | Human Rights News

Protesters and mourners took to the streets of Myanmar amid reports of security forces killing three people in Yangon, just…

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Latin America

Myanmar army air raids on Karen force 3,000 to flee for Thailand | Myanmar News

Aerial assault comes after group controlling southeastern state condemned February 1 coup and announced support for public resistance. Some 3,000…

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Latin America

Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed | Myanmar News

Protesters in Myanmar have returned to the streets to press their demands for a return to democracy, just a day…

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Latin America

12 defence chiefs condemn Myanmar army after day of ‘mass murder’ | Australia News

The defence chiefs of 12 countries have condemned the Myanmar military for its deadly crackdown on demonstrators, as people across…

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Africa

‘We have nothing’: Refugee camp fire devastates Rohingya, again | Human Rights News

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – The last time Farida Begum saw her home turned into a smouldering ruin was some three…

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Europe

Dr Sasa: Army leaders ‘underestimate’ the people of Myanmar

Myanmar's UN envoy Dr Sasa and Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews on how to re-establish democratic rule in the country. Aj…

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Africa

‘You could be shot in the head and back’: Myanmar army warns | Military News

Myanmar is bracing for more violence on Saturday as the military government puts on a major show of strength for…

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Europe

Will civil disobedience turn into armed resistance in Myanmar?

We challenge the envoy for Myanmar’s ousted civilian government and discuss rising rates of femicide with Elif Shafak. Aj Europe

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Latin America

‘Brothers and sisters’: Indian village shelters Myanmar nationals | Asia Pacific News

Mizoram, India – Dozens of residents are gathered at the Vanapa Hall in Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram, a small…

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Africa

Death toll in Myanmar’s post-coup crackdown surpasses 300 | Military News

Monitoring group says 320 people have been killed as military tries to suppress protests with many shot in the head.…

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Latin America

US, UK slap sanctions on firms controlled by Myanmar’s military | Myanmar News

The US and UK’s actions Thursday were the most significant yet against the wide-ranging business interests of Myanmar’s military, which include telecommunications,…

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Africa

US to blacklist two Myanmar military-linked conglomerates: Report | Business and Economy News

The United States is planning to impose sanctions against two conglomerates controlled by Myanmar’s military over the generals’ February 1…

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Latin America

Girl shot dead by security forces in Myanmar military crackdown | Military News

A seven-year-old girl has been killed in her home after security forces opened fire in Myanmar’s second-largest city, Mandalay –…

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Europe

Fleeing Myanmar: ‘We defied orders to kill anti-coup protesters’ | Asia Pacific News

A group of police officers who defied the Myanmar army’s orders to shoot opponents of the coup recounted their experience…

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Middle East

Myanmar activists hold candle-lit vigil as US targets army unit | Military News

Myanmar protesters held candle-lit vigils for the dozens killed in demonstrations against military rule, as Western countries imposed more sanctions…

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Latin America

Singapore’s Balakrishnan on regional tour amid Myanmar crisis | Politics News

Foreign minister’s visit to Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia comes amid continuing unrest in Myanmar following the February 1 coup. Singapore…

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Europe

Myanmar doctors kick off day of protests with dawn march | Myanmar News

Doctors and healthcare workers in Myanmar’s Mandalay kicked off another day of anti-coup demonstrations, staging a peaceful march at dawn…

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Europe

High-risk news coverage: Reporting the crackdown in Myanmar

Myanmar’s military leaders are deploying forces, both armed and digital, to stifle news coverage. Aj Europe

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Latin America

EU set to sanction Myanmar military officials for coup | Military News

At least 11 Myanmar officials face sanctions for coup as UN official proposes cut in military’s access to weapons and…

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Africa

Two reporters detained as press crackdown intensifies in Myanmar | Myanmar News

BBC says it is ‘extremely concerned’ after Aung Thura, a journalist from its Burmese-language service, was ‘taken away by unidentified…

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Africa

Overthrown Myanmar politicians eye ICC probe over killings | Politics News

Myanmar parliament members removed by the military are exploring whether the International Criminal Court (ICC) can investigate any crimes against…

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Latin America

Amid Myanmar’s post-coup crisis, armed rebellion brews | Armed Groups News

Since seizing power in Myanmar in a coup six weeks ago, soldiers and police have gunned down more than 200…

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Asia

Myanmar military to bring fresh charges against Aung San Suu Kyi | Myanmar News

Overthrown civilian leader’s lawyer dismisses as ‘groundless’ claims aired on military TV that she took $550,000 from property developer. Myanmar’s…

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Latin America

‘Death sentence awaits us’: Coup-hit Myanmar officers in India | Asia Pacific News

Mizoram, India – Weeks after the February 1 military coup in Myanmar, Kunga, a 24-year-old low-ranking member of the Myanmar…

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Latin America

Envoy of Myanmar civilian gov’t defiant after treason charge | Myanmar News

Speaking to Al Jazeera, Dr Sasa, who has been charged with treason by the military gov’t, urges the international community…

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Asia

More protesters killed in Myanmar as military tightens grip | Myanmar News

A human rights group says at least 183 people have been killed in Myanmar since the recent military coup in…

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