Myanmar

Showing of 41 - 60 from 1591 results
Myanmar - Total results - 1591
Myanmar forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on anti-coup protesters; at least five injured
World

Myanmar forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on anti-coup protesters; at least five injured

There were reports of sounds that resembled gunfire, but it was not immediately clear whether it was tear-gas canisters being fired or live bullets

Myanmar coup: Woman dies after being shot in head by police during pro-democracy protests
World

Myanmar coup: Woman dies after being shot in head by police during pro-democracy protests

She is the first protester to die in the anti-coup demonstrations that have been ongoing for two weeks, following the military's seizure of power on 1 February

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

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

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi; ousted leader may be held indefinitely without trial
World

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi; ousted leader may be held indefinitely without trial

Suu Kyi, who was ousted in a military coup on 1 February, has already been charged with possessing walkie-talkies that were imported without being registered

Myanmar Coup: Sleepless residents patrol neighbourhoods across country as junta detains hundreds, frees 'troublemakers'
World

Myanmar Coup: Sleepless residents patrol neighbourhoods across country as junta detains hundreds, frees 'troublemakers'

Many are on edge over social media rumours that recently freed prisoners are being sent into communities to sow havoc. Myanmar's junta last week released more than 23,000 inmates

Aung San Suu Kyi's remand extended till 17 Feb; protests continue in Myanmar as authorities cut internet
World

Aung San Suu Kyi's remand extended till 17 Feb; protests continue in Myanmar as authorities cut internet

She remains under house arrest on a minor charge of possessing unregistered imported walkie-talkies and is set to appear in court by video conference on 17 February

Myanmar: Protesters resume agitation, march for sixth consecutive day as US sanctions military generals
World

Myanmar: Protesters resume agitation, march for sixth consecutive day as US sanctions military generals

Security forces used tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets against protesters, with isolated reports emerging of live rounds also being fired

Joe Biden announces sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, says coup can't be without consequences
World

Joe Biden announces sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, says coup can't be without consequences

Biden said he has approved a new executive order enabling US to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests, as well as close family members

Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum in India; high alert issued in border areas of Mizoram
India

Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum in India; high alert issued in border areas of Mizoram

The Myanmar-based Chin National Army has asked for asylum for 40 families, Mizoram's Champhai district deputy commissioner Maria CT Zuali said

US secretary of state Antony Blinken speaks to S Jaishankar, expresses concern over Myanmar situation
India

US secretary of state Antony Blinken speaks to S Jaishankar, expresses concern over Myanmar situation

This was Blinken's second phone call with Jaishankar after he became the top American diplomat last month. The two leaders first spoke on 29 January.

New Zealand suspends political ties and military ties with Myanmar, calls for restoration of civilian rule
World

New Zealand suspends political ties and military ties with Myanmar, calls for restoration of civilian rule

Unveiling the punitive measures, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called for the international community to "strongly condemn what we're seeing happen in Myanmar"

Narendra Modi speaks to Joe Biden; POTUS says commitment to democracy is bedrock of India-US ties
India

Narendra Modi speaks to Joe Biden; POTUS says commitment to democracy is bedrock of India-US ties

The two leaders agreed to continuing close cooperation to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific, including support for freedom of navigation and territorial integrity

Protests swell in Myanmar week after military coup; police uses water cannon on protester
World

Protests swell in Myanmar week after military coup; police uses water cannon on protester

In Yangon, the nation's commercial capital, massive throngs spilled onto the city's main roads, immobilising traffic across the city and dwarfing the previous day's crowds

Myanmar Coup: Citizens grapple with fear, anger and uncertainty as military moves to quash unrest
World

Myanmar Coup: Citizens grapple with fear, anger and uncertainty as military moves to quash unrest

As officers from Special Branch, the fearsome intelligence service, knocked on doors, the muscle memory of living under nearly a half-century of direct military rule had people resorting to camouflage and cunning

Myanmar coup: Thousands protest army takeover in Yangon, seek Aung San Suu Kyi's release
World

Myanmar coup: Thousands protest army takeover in Yangon, seek Aung San Suu Kyi's release

Labour union and student activists chanted 'Long live Mother Suu' and 'Down with military dictatorship' at a major intersection near Yangon University

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

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

Myanmar's deposed political leaders defy coup, seek international recognition as country's government
World

Myanmar's deposed political leaders defy coup, seek international recognition as country's government

In rallies since the takeover, hundreds of students and teachers took to Myanmar's streets to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians

Myanmar military blocks Facebook as calls for protests against coup grow
World

Myanmar military blocks Facebook as calls for protests against coup grow

Aung San Suu Kyi's party NLD, which was ousted in Monday's coup, and other political activists have called for a campaign of civil disobedience to oppose the takeover

Rather than 'setback', Myanmar coup leaves India on firmer geopolitical footing with Tatmadaw
World

Rather than 'setback', Myanmar coup leaves India on firmer geopolitical footing with Tatmadaw

Due to the Tatmadaw’s wariness of Beijing as well as New Delhi’s close strategic partnership with the United States, India should be in a good position to deal with the eventualities

Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi charged with 'illegally importing' walkie-talkies, to be in custody till 15 Feb
World

Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi charged with 'illegally importing' walkie-talkies, to be in custody till 15 Feb

The charges against the deposed national leader appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years. The chargesheets indicate that the unregistered walkie-talkies were for her bodyguards