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Elections Will Be Held In Myanmar In 2 Years: Military Leader Min Aung Hlaing

Aug 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The military government officially annulled last year’s election results last Tuesday and appointed a new election commission to take charge of the polls.

Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

May 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Myanmar military ousted Suu Kyi's government after her party won a landslide victory in a general election last November that would have given it a second five-year term in office.


Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, at least 570 protesters and bystanders, including 47 children, have been killed in the crackdown since the takeover

Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Mar 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Many of the people who have crossed the international border to reach Mizoram since the military seized power in Myanmar last month are personnel of the police and fire brigade


Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.

28 March, 2021

Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

Associated Press (AP)

At least 114 people were killed Saturday as security forces cracked down on protests against the February 1 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government.


23 March, 2021

Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

Associated Press (AP)

In its news conference, the military presented videos of street battles to argue that the demonstrators are violent and that its efforts to stop them are justified.


22 March, 2021

Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Associated Press (AP)

Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.


11 March, 2021

Myanmar Junta Rejects UN Appeal, Kills More Protesters

Associated Press (AP)

The military also lodged a new allegation against Aung San Suu Kyi, the elected leader it ousted on February 1.


05 March, 2021

Myanmar Protest: Junta Intensifies Action On Protestors, Expected To Get Worse

Associated Press (AP)

The new junta's security forces have killed several agitators, jailed journalists or anyone capable of voicing an opinion and has limited legal protections


28 February, 2021

Myanmar: Police Arrests Many As Civilians Protest Against Military Rule

Associated Press (AP)

The violence erupted early morning when medical students were marching in Yangon's streets near the Hledan Center intersection


20 February, 2021

Two Protestors Shot Dead By Police In Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

As anti-coup protests surge in Myanmar, two people have been killed in police firing


17 February, 2021

Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country


16 February, 2021

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Associated Press (AP)

Suu Kyi has been charged with violating Article 25 of the Natural Disaster Management Law, used against those who have broken coronavirus restrictions.


15 February, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

Suu Kyi will now be remanded until February 17, according to Khin Maung Zaw, a lawyer asked by Suu Kyi's party to represent her.


14 February, 2021

Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar Soar, Large Demonstrations In Major Cities

Associated Press (AP)

Eight days of street demonstrations are estimated to have drawn hundreds of thousands of people to the streets despite the threat of six months' imprisonment.


12 February, 2021

Myanmar Coup: Protests Erupt Against Draft Cybersecurity Law; Citizens Fear Quashing Of Dissent

Outlook Web Bureau

A draft cybersecurity law due to be implemented in Myanmar has sparked protests in the country as people fear that it might be used to suppress dissent.


12 February, 2021

'Join Hands' With Army For Democracy: Myanmar Coup Leader

Associated Press (AP)

The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in the November elections


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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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