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UN: 38 Died On Deadliest Day Yet For Myanmar Coup Opposition

Mar 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

Myanmar Protesters Injured As Police Escalate Use Of Force

Feb 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Bullets, shell casings, and other projectiles were later found by local residents on one of the main streets and shown to journalists.


Myanmar Protest Call For General Strike Draws Junta Threat

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Feb 15, 2021 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.


Joe Biden Announces Sanctions Against Military Leaders Of Myanmar

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.

09 February, 2021

Myanmar Demonstrators March Again On Streets, Defying Bans On Protests

Associated Press (AP)

Police were arresting protesters and using water cannons to try to disperse the crowd in Mandalay


09 February, 2021

Myanmar Junta Imposes Curfew, Meeting Bans As Protests Swell

Associated Press (AP)

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.


08 February, 2021

Week After Military Coup, Protests Swell Rapidly In Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

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'


13 November, 2020

Official Myanmar Vote Count Affirms Aung San Suu Kyi 's Party Control

PTI

The NLD won 346 seats in the combined lower and upper houses of the legislature, far above the 322 needed to secure a majority


04 February, 2019

With Elections A Year Away, Will Myanmar Army Allow Suu Kyi To Reform Constitution?

Subir Bhaumik

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.




Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A view of Udaypur beach near Digha in East Midnapore district.

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A glimpse of the India-Nepal joint military training exercise Surya Kiran XV, in Pithoragarh.

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Farmers and traders sell their buffaloes at a weekly animal market, after authorities eased covid-19 restrictions further, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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