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ASEAN summit on Myanmar set for April 24 – Indonesian official

(dpa) - Leaders of South-East Asian countries are expected to meet in the Indonesian capital next week to discuss the political crisis in Myanmar...
Protesters hold a banner they march during a demonstration against the military coup in Myanmar that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Ousted democratic leaders in Myanmar have said they are rescinding the country's 2008 constitution, which gave significant power to the armed forces. Photo: Tayfun Salci/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Myanmar general says state of emergency could be extended

(dpa) - The Myanmar military's spokesman Zaw Min Tun said the one-year state of emergency imposed by the junta during its February coup could...
Protesters clash with security forces during a protest against the military coup and the detention of civilian leaders in Myanmar. Photo: Aung Kyaw Htet/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

South-East Asia manufacturing up in March but Myanmar sees collapse

(dpa) - Manufacturing in violence-wracked Myanmar dipped to a record low in March even as neighbouring countries saw "return to growth," according to a...
Protesters hold a banner they march during a demonstration against the military coup in Myanmar that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Ousted democratic leaders in Myanmar have said they are rescinding the country's 2008 constitution, which gave significant power to the armed forces. Photo: Tayfun Salci/ZUMA Wire/dpa

5 dead, many detained in Myanmar, group warns of humanitarian crisis

(dpa) - Five people were killed across Myanmar on Saturday as the military continues to crack down on protests and a group warned of...
Protesters hold a banner they march during a demonstration against the military coup in Myanmar that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Ousted democratic leaders in Myanmar have said they are rescinding the country's 2008 constitution, which gave significant power to the armed forces. Photo: Tayfun Salci/ZUMA Wire/dpa

‘Flower strike’ in Myanmar to commemorate those killed in crackdown

(dpa) - Hundreds of people in Myanmar laid flowers in public places on Friday in memory of the victims of the violent military clampdown...
Demonstrators flash the three-finger salute during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on March 1. © Reuters

HWPL Statement on Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar

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We, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), express deep concern over the situation in Myanmar, which has caused casualties and posed grave...
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Death toll in Myanmar’s anti-coup protests top 500 – monitors

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dpa/GNA - The number of pro-democracy protesters killed since Myanmar's February 1 military coup has passed 500, a monitoring group said on Tuesday. The...
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Protester funerals held across Myanmar after Saturday ‘massacre’

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dpa/GNA - Funerals were being held across Myanmar on Sunday, the day after a military crackdown on anti-coup protests that a UN human...
Protesters clash with security forces during a protest against the military coup and the detention of civilian leaders in Myanmar. Photo: Aung Kyaw Htet/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Myanmar death toll rises as military pushes for calm Armed Forces Day

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dpa/GNA - Tensions could be spiking in Myanmar ahead of Saturday, when the military hopes for a protest-free day so it can mark...

More than 600 detained protesters released in Myanmar

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dpa/GNA - The military now in control of Myanmar has released more than 600 anti-coup protesters, according to state television and local media...

Myanmar security forces kill protesters in Yangon

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dpa/GNA - Several people have been killed or injured in protests against the military junta in Myanmar, according to local media and witness...
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Spokesperson for Suu Kyi’s party detained in Myanmar

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dpa/GNA - A key spokesperson for the National League of Democracy (NLD), the party of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was detained...

Journalist working for German Press Agency dpa arrested in Myanmar

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dpa/GNA - A Polish journalist working for the German Press Agency dpa in Myanmar, has been arrested by security forces. Robert Bociaga was detained...
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Toll rises as post-coup violence in Myanmar shows no sign of ending

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dpa/GNA - More deaths and violence against protesters were reported from several cities in Myanmar on Wednesday, a month after a military coup...
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ASEAN meeting ends with ‘all parties’ in Myanmar told to end violence

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dpa/GNA - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on "all parties" in Myanmar to "refrain from instigating further violence" in...
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Violent clashes at Myanmar demonstrations as more sanctions imposed

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dpa/GNA - People demonstrating against the military coup in Myanmar clashed with pro-military protesters on Thursday, while the military regime faced more sanctions...
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Indonesian foreign minister scraps Myanmar visit after opposition

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dpa/GNA - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has cancelled a visit to Myanmar following opposition to visiting the country, where the army recently...
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Myanmar gripped by general strike amid massive anti-coup protests

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dpa/GNA - Campaigners against the military coup in Myanmar called a general strike on Monday as enormous crowds flooded towns and cities across...
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Myanmar police and military fire upon protesters in Mandalay

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dpa/GNA - Myanmar police and military forces fired at peaceful protesters during demonstrations in the northern city of Mandalay on Monday, according to...
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US sanctions military officers responsible for coup in Myanmar

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dpa/GNA - The US Treasury Department announced that it has sanctioned individuals and entities from Myanmar, responsible for the military coup that...

Protests continue in Myanmar despite ban on gatherings

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Protests continued to be held in Yangon and other cities in Myanmar on Tuesday, despite a ban on gatherings in certain townships which was...
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Myanmar – a multi-ethnic state in South-east Asia

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dpa/GNA - Myanmar, formerly Burma, is located in South-east Asia between India and China. The country with a long coast on the Bay...
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23 houses destroyed, over 3,200 locals affected by flooding in Myanmar’s northernmost state

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A total of 23 houses were destroyed and over 3,200 locals were recently affected by flooding due to heavy rainfall in Kachin state,...
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Russia conducts its largest military exercise this year in Caucasus

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Russia began its largest military exercise of this year on Monday in the southern part of the country's Caucasus region, with about 80,000...
Participants attend the fifth meeting of the Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Middle East Region in Farwaniya Governorate, Kuwait, Nov. 4, 2019. Kuwait will witness rapid growth in passenger and cargo traffic over the next ten years, bringing annual revenues of about 800 million U.S. dollars, an official of Kuwaiti aviation authorities said on Monday. At the opening ceremony of the fifth meeting of the Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Middle East Region, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, president of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of Kuwait, said that it is estimated that the number of passengers in 2037 will reach about 42 million annually in Kuwait. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)

53rd ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting kicks off online

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The 53rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings opened on Wednesday via video link under the chair...
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More local transmissions of COVID-19 reported in Myanmar, 396 cases in total

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Myanmar reported two more locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 396, said...
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ITC, CARE Enterprises ready to boost gender justice with the CARE-SheTrades Impact Fund

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The International Trade Centre (ITC), CARE Enterprises Inc. (CARE) and Bamboo Capital Partners (Bamboo) have joined forces in their mission to achieve gender equality...

Myanmar: Judicial harassment against Mr. Tha Phoe

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Mr. Hla Myint,  Chairman of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Dear Chairman,  I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights activist and Freelance Journalist. According to the Observatory for...

U.N. court orders Myanmar to halt ‘genocidal’ actions against Rohingya

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The International Court of Justice ruled Thursday that Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority constitutes genocide and ordered it to immediately halt such...
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Chinese TV series go viral in Myanmar

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By Niu Chunying Chinese films and TV series are gaining popularity in Myanmar. The TV series dubbed into Burmese, including A Dream of Red Mansions,...