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Myanmar's year of turmoil since a military coup

February 01, 2022 10:43 am

On February 1 last year, the military declared a state of emergency for a year - later extended - and handed power to armed forces chief Min Aung Hlaing.

Myanmar's year of turmoil since the military took power in a coup

January 25, 2022 10:31 pm

The military had declared a state of emergency for a year, which was later extended and had handed power to army chief Min Aung Hlaing on 1st February last year.

Released Sudan official describes ordeal since coup arrest

November 25, 2021 11:17 am

Faisal Saleh, an advisor to Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, told The Associated Press that security forces took him blindfolded from his home in the early hours of Oct. 25.

Sudan's military takes power in coup, arrests prime minister

October 25, 2021 11:17 pm

The takeover comes more than two years after protesters forced the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir and just weeks before the military was supposed to hand the leadership of the council that runs the country over to civilians.

Donald Trump administration officials to testify on January 6 riot

May 12, 2021 9:51 pm

Although he says the Defense Department should not play a lead role in domestic law enforcement, he felt it important to initiate planning discussions out of concern about a lack of coordination and information-sharing between other agencies.

Myanmar ambassador to London locked out of embassy after breaking with military

April 08, 2021 11:28 am

Last month, ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn had called for the release of Suu Kyi and ousted President Win Myint, drawing praise for his "courage" from British foreign minister Dominic Raab.

Myanmar protesters urge 'guerrilla strikes' as internet blackout widens

April 02, 2021 1:01 pm

Late on Thursday, protesters spread a call for a "flower strike" at bus stops where demonstrators killed by security forces had departed on their last journeys.

Attack by Myanmar's Kachin minority signals deepening crisis

March 31, 2021 6:16 pm

Leaders of the protest movement against the military's February 1 ouster of the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi have been seeking an alliance with the ethnic minorities' armed groups to boost pressure on the junta.

Myanmar protests: Death toll passes 500

March 30, 2021 3:07 pm

Activists in Yangon have launched a "garbage strike" while armed rebel groups have demanded the military stop the bloodshed or face retaliation.

‘I will die protecting my country’: In Myanmar, a new resistance rises

March 25, 2021 11:08 am

After weeks of peaceful protests, the frontline of Myanmar’s resistance to the February 1 coup is mobilizing into a kind of guerrilla force. In the forests, they are training in basic warfare techniques and plotting to sabotage military-linked facilities.