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Aung San Suu Kyi gets seven more years in jail under Myanmar military

A military-controlled court in Myanmar on Friday sentenced ousted democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi to an additional seven years of prison time, after...

Afghan Taliban administration, Myanmar junta not allowed into UN for now

A decision on whether the Afghan Taliban administration and the Myanmar junta can send a United Nations (UN) ambassador to New York has been...

Monk militia: The Buddhist clergy backing Myanmar’s junta

In a monastery in central Myanmar, a Buddhist monk, Wathawa, rallies his militia with a cry: "What's our spirit like?" "The spirit of iron!" shout...

14 bodies found washed up on Myanmar beach

The bodies of 14 people have washed up on a beach in Myanmar, police said on Monday, with the UN Refugee Agency citing reports...

Myanmar army committed genocide against Rohingya Muslims: US

The United States formally determined that Myanmar’s army committed genocide and crimes against humanity in its violence against the Rohingya minority, US Secretary of...

Rakhine rebels clash with Myanmar junta troops

A Myanmar rebel group said on Monday that junta troops attacked its fighters in breach of a ceasefire, accusing the military of trying to...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hit with new convictions, jail term

A Myanmar junta court on Monday convicted Aung San Suu Kyi of three criminal charges, sentencing her to four years in prison in the...

US, UN urge probe into Myanmar military torture

The United Nations and the United States have expressed outrage and demanded an investigation on Friday amid reports that Myanmar’s military has been torturing...

Myanmar coup death toll passes 1,000

The death toll as a result of the coup in Myanmar has topped 1,000.  According to the secretary of the activist group Assistance Association of...

Mosque in Myanmar provides free medical oxygen to desperate patients

Public health services have collapsed in Myanmar due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. In response, a mosque provides free supplies of medical oxygen...

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