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Myanmar unity government tells ASEAN no talks until prisoners freed

April 28, 2021 10:57 am

But the junta has already declined to accept proposals to resolve the crisis that emerged from an ASEAN summit last weekend that was attended by Myanmar's Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, but no-one from the civilian side.

Myanmar's ruling junta issues fresh charges for Suu Kyi

April 12, 2021 11:19 pm

She is already facing charges of illegally importing walkie-talkies, unlicensed use of them, inciting public unrest and breaking the official secrets act.

Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests

April 05, 2021 9:41 pm

The move follows weeks of escalating violence by security forces in breaking up street protests against the February 1 coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Two months after coup, India attends military parade in Myanmar

March 30, 2021 7:55 am

Russia, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand also sent representatives to Myanmar to be part of the parade to mark Tatmadaw Day on Saturday, media reports said.

In halls, safehouses, Myanmar nationals pray India does not send them back: ‘will be killed’

March 31, 2021 8:32 am

The country has erupted in protests since Myanmar’s elected government was deposed on February 1 with Saturday being the deadliest day with 90 killed.

Myanmar junta keeps internet curbs in place, blames media

March 23, 2021 6:49 pm

Myanmar's military rulers say they will keep internet restrictions in place and have acknowledged scores of deaths since the coup but blamed protesters.

Myanmar activists honk car horns in new protests; neighbours plan diplomacy drive

March 22, 2021 6:18 pm

The Southeast Asian nation has been locked in crisis since the elected government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was overthrown by the military on Feb 1.

International pressure on Myanmar generals grows as two more killed in gunfire

March 20, 2021 1:45 pm

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday condemned what he denounced as the military's continuing brutal violence

Martial law imposed in parts of Myanmar city as deaths rise; at least 38 killed

March 15, 2021 9:04 am

At least 38 people were killed Sunday and dozens were injured in one of the deadliest days of the crackdown; Video from Hlaing Thar Yar township showed people running away after gunfire was heard.

4 killed as Myanmar forces continue crackdown on protesters

March 13, 2021 4:48 pm

The independent UN Human Rights expert for Myanmar said Thursday that "credible reports" indicated security forces had so far killed at least 70 people, and cited growing evidence of crimes against humanity since the military ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.


Myanmar protesters defy curfew; media outlets ordered shut

March 09, 2021 6:15 pm

The night's street protests began after police cordoned off part of Yangon's Sanchaung neighborhood and were believed to be conducting door-to-door searches for those who fled attacks by security forces to seek shelter in the homes of sympathetic strangers.

Myanmar security forces disperse anti-coup protesters

February 26, 2021 5:26 pm

Security forces in Myanmar's largest city of Yangon have fired warning shots and beat truncheons against their shields while moving to disperse more than 1,000 anti-coup protesters today.

Myanmar jails Reuters journalists for 7 years amid global outrage

September 04, 2018 1:04 pm

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation.

Modi in Myanmar: Photos of PM's meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, Htin Kyaw

September 06, 2017 11:37 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi post which the two leaders issued a joint statement to the media. Modi said the two neighbouring countries had similar security concerns and that it was important for them to work together.

When Barack Obama planted a kiss on Aung San Suu Kyi's cheek

November 14, 2014 2:26 pm

The amity between the USA and Myanmar was on a new high when the US President Barack Obama met Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu today in Yangon, Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit.


Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon

November 02, 2015 11:44 am

Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.