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World - International
12/3/2022 11:16:24 AM
Myanmar's military-installed government has sentenced more critics to death, bringing the total to 139, and is using capital punishment as a tool to crush opposition, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said Friday.

World - International
11/22/2022 5:12:12 PM
Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi denied further corruption charges when she testified on Tuesday in a junta-controlled court, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

World - International
11/8/2022 3:56:03 PM
The EU on Tuesday extended its sanctions on Myanmar's junta, targeting 19 more individuals and entities including a minister and a chief justice.

World - International
9/20/2022 10:29:34 PM
At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike and firing on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area.

World - International
8/17/2022 8:37:19 PM
The UN special envoy for Myanmar, Noeleen Heyzer, met Wednesday with the head of its military-installed government and called for a halt to all violence on her first mission to the strife-torn country, her office said.

World - International
8/16/2022 2:13:13 PM
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Tuesday implored the United Nations rights chief for protection after recent murders that have again left members of the stateless minority fearful for their safety.

World - International
8/1/2022 12:01:19 PM
The leader of Myanmar's military-installed government on Monday announced the extension of its mandate to rule for another six months in preparation for an election it has said will be held next year.

World - International
7/26/2022 10:44:10 AM
International outrage over Myanmar's execution of four political prisoners intensified Tuesday with strong condemnation from world governments and grassroots protests.

World - International
5/31/2022 4:22:27 PM
A powerful Myanmar ethnic rebel group with close ties to China called on Tuesday for the junta to engage in dialogue with anti-coup fighters to end 15 months of bloodshed.

World - International
5/24/2022 10:45:03 PM
At least 16 people from Myanmar's Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:48:06 AM
A Myanmar junta court on Wednesday sentenced Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in jail for corruption, part of a barrage of criminal cases that could see the deposed civilian leader jailed for decades.

World - International
4/16/2022 5:58:23 PM
President Joe Biden will host leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian nations in Washington next month for a summit, the White House said Saturday.

World - International
4/13/2022 11:17:56 AM
Myanmar marked its normally boisterous new year water festival with silence and boycotts on Wednesday, as fighting between the military and opponents of the coup raged across the country.

World - International
3/21/2022 1:03:06 PM
The Biden administration intends to declare that Myanmar's years-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population is a ``genocide,`` US officials said Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/1/2022 10:19:19 PM
Afghanistan and Myanmar are voting for a United Nations General Assembly resolution denouncing Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to diplomats.

World - International
2/21/2022 1:56:29 PM
Myanmar's shadow civilian administration called on the United Nations' top court Monday not to allow the country's military rulers to represent the Southeast Asian nation at hearings into a case accusing the country of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority.

World - Region
2/12/2022 3:41:41 PM
Myanmar's junta on Saturday announced an amnesty for more than 800 prisoners, as it held a parade and show of force in the capital to mark the country's Union Day.

World - Region
2/12/2022 1:53:31 PM
The head of Myanmar's military government appealed Saturday for national unity among the country's restive ethnic minorities as he presided over a parade marking the 75th anniversary of a historic agreement that has failed to ensure harmony.

World - International
2/1/2022 1:02:51 PM
The UN expert on rights in Myanmar announced Tuesday he is preparing to release a report exposing where the country's "criminal" ruling junta have been getting their weapons from.

World - International
1/31/2022 10:49:22 PM
Security forces in Myanmar have arrested dozens of people in a preemptive move to suppress plans for a nationwide strike Tuesday on the one-year anniversary of the army's seizure of power, state-run media reported.

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