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Myanmar resistance movement calls for nationwide uprising
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Myanmar resistance movement calls for nationwide uprising

BANGKOK (AP) — The main underground group coordinating resistance to Myanmar’s military government called for a nationwide uprising on Tuesday.…
Myanmar junta agrees to ASEAN call for ceasefire to distribute aid -Kyodo
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Myanmar junta agrees to ASEAN call for ceasefire to distribute aid -Kyodo

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military rulers have agreed to an ASEAN call for a ceasefire until…
COVID and military coup cripple Myanmar economy
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COVID and military coup cripple Myanmar economy

Zaw Min (name changed to protect his identity) is a construction worker in his 30s from the Yangon suburb of…
Myanmar military offers amnesty to some protesters in hiding
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Myanmar military offers amnesty to some protesters in hiding

Aug 6 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ruling military has offered to waive charges against some protesters involved in demonstrations or strikes…
Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation
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Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation

BANGKOK, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Sunday again promised new multi-party elections and said…
US renews China ‘genocide’ claims over Uyghur treatment
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US renews China ‘genocide’ claims over Uyghur treatment

The United States on Monday repeated allegations of “genocide” against China over Beijing’s repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in the northwest Xinjiang region of the…
Pope on Myanmar: Houses of worship serve as neutral refuge
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Pope on Myanmar: Houses of worship serve as neutral refuge

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday decried the suffering of refugees in Myanmar and pleaded that houses of…
Flower protests in Myanmar for Suu Kyi’s 76th birthday
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Flower protests in Myanmar for Suu Kyi’s 76th birthday

June 19 (Reuters) – Supporters of Myanmar’s detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi wore flowers in their hair and paraded…
Junta troops burn Myanmar village in escalation of violence
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Junta troops burn Myanmar village in escalation of violence

BANGKOK (AP) — Government troops in Myanmar have burned most of a village in the country’s central heartland, a resident…
Ousted Myanmar leader on trial; critics say charges bogus
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Ousted Myanmar leader on trial; critics say charges bogus

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was set to go on trial Monday on charges that…
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