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Myanmar's Suu Kyi convicted on new charges, jailed for four years

Suu Kyi was found guilty of two charges related to illegally importing and owning walkie-talkies and one of breaking coronavirus rules

10 Jan 2022 11:03 AM

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Suu Kyi to 4 years

The sentencing was the first in a series of cases in which the 76-year-old Nobel laureate is being prosecuted

06 Dec 2021 11:57 AM

COVID-19 outbreak builds in Myanmar near Indian border

Medics are concerned that few cases are being detected

04 Jun 2021 3:41 PM

US orders diplomats out of Myanmar as violence spirals

Around 3,000 people fled through the jungle to seek safety across the border in Thailand after the weekend strikes

31 Mar 2021 11:15 AM

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes

The Security Council is likely to hold closed consultations on the escalating situation in Myanmar, UN diplomats said Sunday

29 Mar 2021 11:35 AM

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Myanmar protesters defy curfew; media outlets ordered shut

Large-scale protests have occurred daily in many cities and towns since Myanmar's military seized power

09 Mar 2021 12:16 PM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to face court after deadly crackdown

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets regularly over the past month to oppose the coup

01 Mar 2021 11:31 AM

Thousands rally in Myanmar's Yangon despite military build up

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews said he feared the situation was spiralling out of control

17 Feb 2021 11:57 AM

Thousands protest army takeover in Myanmar's biggest city

The U.S. Embassy called on the military to give up power, restore the democratically elected government and release those detained

07 Feb 2021 11:13 AM

Why is the military taking control in Myanmar?

In the capital, internet and phone access appeared to be blocked and barbed wire road blocks were set up across Yangon

01 Feb 2021 4:57 PM

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Post ICJ hearing, Myanmar has 'softened' stance, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation deal two years ago, but virtually no refugees have been returned to date.

16 Dec 2019 1:48 PM

World title number 22 for Pankaj Advani after winning World Billiards Championship

The 34-year-old has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014.

15 Sep 2019 5:08 PM

Pankaj Advani enters final of World Billiards Championship after defeating England's Mike Russell

Pankaj, vying for his 22nd world title, will play in a repeat of last year's final against Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar.

15 Sep 2019 11:29 AM

56 killed as monsoons trigger landslides in Myanmar

Heavy rains led to a major landslide at the Ma-lat mountain. People, houses and vehicles were caught in the mud discharge.

12 Aug 2019 8:59 AM

Monsoon flooding in Myanmar forces thousands from their homes

‘We are working together with local authorities helping the people and providing food,’ said the department’s director, Phyu Lai Lai Htun.

15 Jul 2019 3:20 PM

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Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

UN investigators have separately called for the prosecution of top Myanmar generals for 'genocide'.

27 Jun 2019 9:37 PM

Myanmar gay man posts bullying note on Facebook before committing suicide

The 26-year-old librarian at MIU, his profile picture black with an insignia of death, detailed how he had been bullied by colleagues.

25 Jun 2019 4:52 PM

Myanmar releases 2 Reuters journalists after over 500 days in jail

Reuters has said the two men did not commit any crime and had called for their release.

07 May 2019 9:45 AM

Myanmar forces kill 6 suspecting rebel-links

Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the perturbed western state of Rakhine for their links with rebel Arakan Army.

03 May 2019 10:19 AM

Myanmar court jails Rakhine leader for 20 years on charges of treason

A Myanmar court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent ethnic Rakhine leader to 20 years in jail for treason, a verdict likely to intensify anger.

19 Mar 2019 3:01 PM

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