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India-ASEAN Foreign Ministers Mark 30-Year 'Fruitful' Partnership; Myanmar Kept Out

India-ASEAN Foreign Ministers Mark 30-Year 'Fruitful' Partnership; Myanmar Kept Out

India-ASEAN ties have flowered, with Delhi committed to the centrality of ASEAN in the defence architecture of the Indo-Pacific. But ASEAN remains a divided house when it comes to China.

16 June 2022
A Year Since Democracy Died In Myanmar

A Year Since Democracy Died In Myanmar

India has to do a tightrope walk between promoting democracy in Myanmar and its strategic and security interests in that country. It does not have the luxury...

31 January 2022

Burkina Faso's Military Announces Detention Of President Kabore On National TV

A group of soldiers in Burkina Faso said on Monday that they had ousted President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, closed the borders and dissolved the...

Myanmar Coup | Women And Children Killed, Bodies Burnt In Christmas Eve Massacre

Myanmar Coup | Women And Children Killed, Bodies Burnt In Christmas Eve Massacre

The purported photos of the aftermath of the Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Mo So village, just outside Hpruso township went viral on social media fueling...

26 December 2021

‘In Politics, Bhakti Or Hero Worship Is A Sure Road To Degradation’

It is this over-a-lakh-word-long document of Constitution of India that ensures guarantees to the underprivileged that those in positions of power remain...

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28 October 2021
Myanmar Military Subjecting Locals To Systematic Torture, Reports Say

Myanmar Military Subjecting Locals To Systematic Torture, Reports Say

Since the coup in Myanmar, the military has been systematically torturing those detained, finds a report highlighting alleged atrocities inside a detention...


25 October 2021
Sudan: Interim PM Hamdok Under House Arrest, Internet Snapped Amid Apparent Coup

Sudan: Interim PM Hamdok Under House Arrest, Internet Snapped Amid Apparent Coup

A possible takeover by the military in Sudan would be a major setback for the African Nation, which has grappled with a transition to democracy since long-time...


20 June 2021
Myanmar Rejects UN General Assembly Resolution Calling For An Arms Embargo

Myanmar Rejects UN General Assembly Resolution Calling For An Arms Embargo

The UN General Assembly on Friday condemned the Myanmar military’s February coup and passed a resolution urging for an arms embargo on the country


25 May 2021
Mali: Following Government Reshuffle, Military Arrests Prime Minister, President

Mali: Following Government Reshuffle, Military Arrests Prime Minister, President

The junta grabbed power in Mali last August after mutinous soldiers encircled the home of the then President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and fired shots into the...


25 May 2021
Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

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

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...


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13 May 2021
Burmese Beauty Queen Picks Up Guns To Bring Down Myanmar Military Junta

Burmese Beauty Queen Picks Up Guns To Bring Down Myanmar Military Junta

Htar Htet Htet, an actress and gymnast, posted a picture of herself online carrying a gun.


07 May 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week


06 April 2021
Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

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...


02 April 2021
We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.


02 April 2021
UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an...


01 April 2021
India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto...


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29 March 2021
Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

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

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...


29 March 2021
Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

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
10 Reasons Why India Is Silent As Myanmar’s Military Murders Protestors

10 Reasons Why India Is Silent As Myanmar’s Military Murders Protestors

For New Delhi, strategic considerations –read China--trump humanitarian ones


28 March 2021
Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

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

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...


27 March 2021
Dozens Killed By Myanmar Military, Deadliest Day Since Coup

Dozens Killed By Myanmar Military, Deadliest Day Since Coup

The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians...


26 March 2021
Steady On Up The Irrawaddy

Steady On Up The Irrawaddy

India is a liberal democracy and Quad member, and a friend too of the junta in Myanmar. The brutal coup catches New Delhi in a bind.


23 March 2021
Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

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

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...


22 March 2021
Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

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.


15 March 2021
Explained: Here’s How Imposition Of Martial Law Will Impact Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar

Explained: Here’s How Imposition Of Martial Law Will Impact Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar

Martial law supersedes all other law, allowing the military total authority over the specified area, including administrative, judicial and law enforcement...


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