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ASEAN summit begins without Myanmar after bloc excludes junta chief from meet
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ASEAN summit begins without Myanmar after bloc excludes junta chief from meet

Myanmar’s refusal to let a special envoy meet ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi prompted the group to exclude junta chief Min Aung Hlaing from this week's summit

'They see protesters as criminals': Understanding Myanmar's military and its siege mentality
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'They see protesters as criminals': Understanding Myanmar's military and its siege mentality

In this paranoid world, the thumping that Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD delivered to the military’s proxy party in November’s elections was easily portrayed as electoral fraud

Paint, poetry and protest anthems: Myanmar's military coup inspires the art of defiance
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Paint, poetry and protest anthems: Myanmar's military coup inspires the art of defiance

On Wednesday evening in the city of Mandalay, soldiers swept through an area housing railway workers who were boycotting work, shooting multiple rounds

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
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In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events

The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening

Myanmar junta blocks mobile internet, broadband access as protests against military coup expand
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Myanmar junta blocks mobile internet, broadband access as protests against military coup expand

The broad outage followed Friday's government order to block Twitter and Instagram that said some people were trying to use the platforms to spread what it deemed fake news

After military seizes power in Myanmar, a fresh spell of uncertainty awaits Northeast India and its neighbours
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After military seizes power in Myanmar, a fresh spell of uncertainty awaits Northeast India and its neighbours

The histories of Burma, Northeast India and Bangladesh have always been intertwined.

Myanmar’s military coup has pulled the plug on its much-touted democratic transition
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Myanmar’s military coup has pulled the plug on its much-touted democratic transition

The COVID-19 situation and the November 2020 election gave the military a platform to discredit the NLD-led government and make a case for a full takeover

Aung San Suu Kyi and other Myanmar leaders detained as military imposes year-long state of emergency
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Aung San Suu Kyi and other Myanmar leaders detained as military imposes year-long state of emergency

The military's reassertion of authority will prolong the power of Min Aung Hlaing, who is supposed to age out as army chief this summer

Military takes control of Myanmar for a year; Aung San Suu Kyi, others placed under house arrest
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Military takes control of Myanmar for a year; Aung San Suu Kyi, others placed under house arrest

The military, known as the Tatmadaw, charged that there was massive voting fraud in last year's election, though it has failed to provide proof

Thant Myint-U's The Hidden History of Burma reflects on the socio-political crisis ailing an aspiring democracy
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Thant Myint-U's The Hidden History of Burma reflects on the socio-political crisis ailing an aspiring democracy

In an interview with Firstpost, historian and diplomant Thant Myint-U talks about his third literary outing on the history of Burma, the country as an inchoate democracy, and what challenges its people are likely to face in the upcoming elections.

UN rapporteur slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, claims she was 'terribly misguided' about abuses against Muslims
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UN rapporteur slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, claims she was 'terribly misguided' about abuses against Muslims

Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has washed her hands of the Rohingya crisis, a UN rights investigator said Tuesday.

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing, two generals, blames military personnel for Rohingya killings
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US imposes sanctions on Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing, two generals, blames military personnel for Rohingya killings

US announcement of sanctions against Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing came on the first day of an international ministerial conference on religious freedom hosted by Pompeo at the State Department. A 2017 military crackdown in Myanmar drove more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.

UN investigators call for Myanmar Army to be removed from politics, reiterate appeal for generals to be prosecuted for Rohingya genocide
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UN investigators call for Myanmar Army to be removed from politics, reiterate appeal for generals to be prosecuted for Rohingya genocide

A brutal military crackdown last year forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee over the border to Bangladesh. The UN's 444-page probe called for Myanmar military's top leadership to be replaced and for the institution — locally known as the Tatmadaw — to have no further influence over the country's governance.

For the first time, Myanmar govt grants United Nations teams access to operate in Rakhine state
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For the first time, Myanmar govt grants United Nations teams access to operate in Rakhine state

The United Nations has been waiting for access to the epicentre of the military's "clearance operations" against the Rohingya minority since June.

Reuters reporters, investigating Rohingya Muslim killings, sentenced to seven years in jail for violating Myanmar Official Secrets Act
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Reuters reporters, investigating Rohingya Muslim killings, sentenced to seven years in jail for violating Myanmar Official Secrets Act

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are both Reuters reporters and Myanmar nationals, who have been held in Myanmar's Insein prison since their arrest in December. They gave brief but emotional statements on the court steps as they were led to the waiting prison van.

Reuters reporters face verdict in Myanmar 'state secrets' case, could receive jail sentences of 14 years each
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Reuters reporters face verdict in Myanmar 'state secrets' case, could receive jail sentences of 14 years each

The case has outraged the international community for attacking media freedom and has intensified the glare on Myanmar security forces over its crackdown on the Muslim minority in Rakhine state.

UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing
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UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar has vehemently denied allegations of ethnic cleansing, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya rebels.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh information minister warns influx of refugees could fuel terror and drug trade
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh information minister warns influx of refugees could fuel terror and drug trade

The influx of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh could fuel terrorism and drugs, Bangladesh information minister Hasanul Haq Inu has warned.

Pope Francis meets Aung San Suu Kyi amid Rohingya crisis following courtesy call by Myanmar Army chief
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Pope Francis meets Aung San Suu Kyi amid Rohingya crisis following courtesy call by Myanmar Army chief

Pope Francis held talks with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday, a pivotal moment in a visit.

Xi Jinping meets Myanmar’s top military general Min Aung Hlaing to discuss Rohingya refugee crisis
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Xi Jinping meets Myanmar’s top military general Min Aung Hlaing to discuss Rohingya refugee crisis

Chinese president Xi Jinping met with Myanmar’s top military general in Beijing on Friday and discussed China’s support amid international criticism