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World - International
2/22/2021 11:31:18 AM
The army staged the coup after the electoral commission rejected its accusations of fraud in the November poll

World - International
2/21/2021 7:04:20 PM
Authorities have gradually ratcheted up their tactics against a massive and largely peaceful civil disobedience campaign demanding the return of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi

World - International
2/21/2021 2:03:52 PM
Many thousands of opponents of Myanmar's 1 Feb. military coup marched on Sunday in towns from north to south, undeterred by the bloodiest episode of their campaign the previous day when security forces opened fire on protesters

World - International
2/20/2021 12:07:40 PM
Opponents of Myanmar's coup took to the streets again on Saturday with members of ethnic minorities, poets and transport workers among those demanding an end to military rule

World - International
2/19/2021 10:32:42 AM
A rally on February 9 in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw turned violent when police fired rubber bullets at demonstrators

World - International
2/18/2021 12:30:55 PM
Big crowds returned to Yangon's central Sule Pagoda while many young people also massed at another favourite protest site, at an intersection near the main university campus

World - International
2/17/2021 7:12:44 PM
The demonstrations came a day after the UN expressed alarm at reports of soldiers being transported into Yangon, noting that such movements had previously preceded killings, disappearances and mass arrests

World - International
2/17/2021 10:03:08 AM
Protesters are deeply sceptical of the junta’s assurances, given at a news conference, that there would be a fair election and it would hand over power, even as police filed an additional charge against Suu Kyi

World - International
2/16/2021 2:18:48 PM
'Our objective is to hold an election and hand power to the winning party,' Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, spokesman for the ruling council

World - International
2/16/2021 10:04:01 AM
Despite the deployment of armoured vehicles and soldiers in some major cities on the weekend, protesters have kept up their campaign to denounce the 1 February takeover and demand the release of detained leaders

World - International
2/15/2021 10:15:33 PM
The shutdown comes after a day of protesters taking to the streets in defiance of heavy troop presence around Yangon -- although turnout was smaller than in recent days

World - International
2/13/2021 10:40:31 AM
Protesters in Yangon, the country's biggest city, again congregated at Hleden intersection, a key crossroads from which groups fanned out to other points, including the embassies of the United States and China

World - International
2/13/2021 9:36:19 AM
'Under a democratic government, we had a little hope we could go back to our old home,' said a 27-year-old, who asked not to be named, from a camp near the city of Sittwe

World - International
2/11/2021 8:16:22 PM
'Today’s sanctions need not be permanent. Burma’s military should immediately restore power to the democratically elected government' a White House statement said

World - International
2/11/2021 1:03:18 PM
President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was issuing an executive order that will prevent Myanmar's generals from accessing $1 billion in assets in the United States, and promised more measures

World - International
2/10/2021 9:50:53 PM
Biden said the executive order would enable his administration "to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests as well as close family members"

World - International
2/7/2021 9:39:56 PM
The uprising, which some Democratic lawmakers say was an attempted coup by domestic terrorists, has been described as the most dangerous attack on American democracy since the 1860s Civil War

World - International
2/7/2021 2:47:55 PM
Pope Francis at his Sunday address expressed his "solidarity with the people" of Myanmar following the coup there last week and asked the leaders to serve the common good.

World - International
2/7/2021 9:54:33 AM
The fresh rally followed large protests on Saturday across the country condemning the coup that brought a 10-year experiment with democracy to a crashing halt

World - International
2/6/2021 12:03:37 PM
Netblocks, a London-based service that tracks internet disruptions and shutdowns, said Saturday afternoon that ‘a near-total internet shutdown is now in effect’ in Myanmar

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