A UN official speaking from Switzerland said 38 people had been killed Wednesday, a figure consistent with other reports though accounts are difficult to confirm inside the country.
Bullets, shell casings, and other projectiles were later found by local residents on one of the main streets and shown to journalists.
The call for a general strike was made Sunday by the Civil Disobedience Movement, a loosely organised group leading the resistance to the army's February 1 takeover.
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.
Biden said he has approved a new executive order enabling the US to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests, as well as close family members.
Police were arresting protesters and using water cannons to try to disperse the crowd in Mandalay
The decrees covering Yangon and Mandalay were issued on a township-by-township basis, and those which have become public so far have the same restrictions.
The protesters at a major downtown Yangon intersection chanted slogans, raised a three-finger salute and carried placards saying 'Reject the military coup' and 'Justice for Myanmar'
The NLD won 346 seats in the combined lower and upper houses of the legislature, far above the 322 needed to secure a majority
The ruling NLD has moved a proposal in Myanmar parliament to form a committee to look into changes in the Constitution which it feels is "not in line with the democratic system”. But the powerful military may resist any such move.
Bihar Police personnel arrive at an election cluster before leaving for polling stations on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021, at Kudra block of Kaimur district.PTI Photo
Assistant Professors from 12 different states display banners during the 24th day of their peacful protest to demand sustainability plan for young and highly qualified teachers, at Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
A view of Udaypur beach near Digha in East Midnapore district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A glimpse of the India-Nepal joint military training exercise Surya Kiran XV, in Pithoragarh.PTI Photo
Farmers and traders sell their buffaloes at a weekly animal market, after authorities eased covid-19 restrictions further, in Karad, Maharashtra.PTI Photo
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