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Myanmar judge rules ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi's trial will continue on charges of incitement
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Myanmar judge rules ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi's trial will continue on charges of incitement

Suu Kyi and her elected government were ousted by the military in February. A special court in the capital, Naypyitaw, is hearing various charges filed against her and several colleagues by the military

Myanmar's top general Min Aung Hlaing vows polls in two years, cooperation with neighbours on 'political solution'
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Myanmar's top general Min Aung Hlaing vows polls in two years, cooperation with neighbours on 'political solution'

The state of emergency was declared when troops moved against the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi on 1 February

At least 5 protesters killed across Myanmar after deadliest day since coup; toll rises to 120
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At least 5 protesters killed across Myanmar after deadliest day since coup; toll rises to 120

At least 44 protesters were killed on Sunday as security forces cracked down on pro-democracy demonstrations, taking the toll since the coup to more than 120

Myanmar sees fresh violence: Three protesters shot dead; shops and factories shutter amid call for general strike
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Myanmar sees fresh violence: Three protesters shot dead; shops and factories shutter amid call for general strike

A live Facebook stream of the incident showed protesters dragging multiple wounded demonstrators away by the arms and legs

Myanmar coup: Six protesters die after security forces open fire; Junta charges 6 journalists for ‘spreading false info, causing fear’
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Myanmar coup: Six protesters die after security forces open fire; Junta charges 6 journalists for ‘spreading false info, causing fear’

Demonstrations continued across Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, on Wednesday, with protesters using makeshift tyre and barbed wire barricades to block major roads and slow the police

Myanmar coup: Suu Kyi hit with two new charges; accused of inciting public unrest, violating communications laws
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Myanmar coup: Suu Kyi hit with two new charges; accused of inciting public unrest, violating communications laws

The ousted leader was already facing obscure criminal charges for possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies, as well as violating COVID19 restrictions by staging a campaign event during last year's election

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

India, Myanmar joint military operation in Sagaing may deal crippling blow to NSCN(K), other insurgent groups in North East
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India, Myanmar joint military operation in Sagaing may deal crippling blow to NSCN(K), other insurgent groups in North East

The Myanmar Army and Indian Army's joint operation to flush out fighters of the ULFA (Independent), PLA and the UNLF from Myanmar's Sagaing region could serve a crippling blow to insurgency in the North East, including the Naga rebel group NSCN (Khaplang) faction, which has been unwilling to sit for peace talks with the Indian government

Myanmar Army uses images of fleeing Rohingya Muslims as Bangladeshi immigrants, apologises later for 'mistake
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Myanmar Army uses images of fleeing Rohingya Muslims as Bangladeshi immigrants, apologises later for 'mistake

Myanmar military apologised for the 'mistaken' photo but it did not mention the photograph incorrectly captioned as showing Rohingya entering Myanmar when the picture was of them leaving.

Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, forces 63,000 people from homes; two people missing
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Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, forces 63,000 people from homes; two people missing

Firefighters, troops and officials launched a desperate rescue effort on Wednesday after the spillway of an irrigation dam burst at Swar creek in central Myanmar, sending a torrent of water through villages and the nearby towns of Swar and Yedashe.

UN Security Council urges Myanmar to create conditions for safe return of Rohingya from Bangladesh
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UN Security Council urges Myanmar to create conditions for safe return of Rohingya from Bangladesh

The UN Security Council has urged Myanmar's government to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return to the country from neighbouring Bangladesh.

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to repatriate Rohingya; deal aims to return refugees 'within two years'
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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to repatriate Rohingya; deal aims to return refugees 'within two years'

Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to repatriate Rohingya recently displaced by an army crackdown "within two years", Dhaka said on Tuesday.

Aung San Suu Kyi says illegal immigration 'partly' to blame for international conflicts, instability
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Aung San Suu Kyi says illegal immigration 'partly' to blame for international conflicts, instability

Myanmar has been criticized for the military crackdown that has driven more than 6,20,000 Rohingya to flee Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh

Bangladesh calls Rohingya crisis 'regional catastrophe', asks global community to take decisions
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Bangladesh calls Rohingya crisis 'regional catastrophe', asks global community to take decisions

Bangladesh said on Tuesday the Rohingya crisis was no longer Myanmar's internal issue and had become a "regional catastrophe"

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bars United States official to visit conflict zone
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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bars United States official to visit conflict zone

Myanmar said on Friday that a visiting US official would not be allowed to go to a region where violence has triggered an exodus of nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims,

Myanmar begins historic parliament session dominated by Suu Kyi's party
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Myanmar begins historic parliament session dominated by Suu Kyi's party

Hundreds of newly elected legislators, a majority of them from pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, have begun a parliament session that will instal their government and elect a new president

Aung San Suu Kyi's surprise attendance seen as boost for Myanmar peace talks
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Aung San Suu Kyi's surprise attendance seen as boost for Myanmar peace talks

Aung San Suu Kyi's last-minute decision to join Myanmar peace talks she had previously criticised took some attendees by surprise, and could boost the chances of progress with rebel groups who have so far resisted joining the process.