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2 hours ago

Myanmar, Russia sign pact on developing nuclear power

Myanmar’s military-led government, working with Russia’s state atomic energy company, has inaugurated a nuclear power information center as a step toward developing atomic power to fill energy shortages in the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation
2 hours ago
February 1, 2023, 12:53 AM

How Myanmar is faring 2 years after army ousted Suu Kyi

Two years after Myanmar's generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government, thousands of people have died in civil conflict and many more have been forced from their homes in a dire humanitarian crisis
February 1, 2023, 12:53 AM
January 24, 2023, 9:53 AM

Rights group files suit in Germany against Myanmar military

A human rights group and 16 individuals have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar’s generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity
January 24, 2023, 9:53 AM
January 23, 2023, 2:55 PM

Myanmar opposition attacks military's population survey

Myanmar’s pro-democracy resistance forces have attacked military government personnel conducting a population survey, in an attempt to disrupt preparations for an election later this year that they consider illegitimate
January 23, 2023, 2:55 PM
1 month ago

Myanmar army leader touts election plan on Independence Day

Myanmar’s ruling military leader has pardoned over 7,000 prisoners, including some political detainees, and detailed plans for an election later this year during a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of independence
1 month ago
Myanmar army leader touts election plan on Independence Day
1 month ago

Army in strife-torn Myanmar lifts curfew for New Year's Eve

Authorities in military-ruled Myanmar have announced a suspension of the normal four-hour curfew to allow New Year’s celebrations in three biggest cities
1 month ago
1 month ago

Court in Myanmar again finds Suu Kyi guilty of corruption

A legal official says a court in military-ruled Myanmar has convicted the country’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption in the last of a string of criminal cases against her
1 month ago
Court in Myanmar again finds Suu Kyi guilty of corruption
2 months ago

Myanmar rescues 154 Rohingya from boat in distress

Myanmar's military says more than 150 Rohingya have been rescued off the coast of Myanmar after their boat started taking on water
2 months ago
Myanmar rescues 154 Rohingya from boat in distress
3 months ago

US recognizes Myanmar's atrocities against Rohingya as 'genocide'

The U.S. government has determined the attacks by Myanmar's military against the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority, constituted genocide and crimes against humanity.
3 months ago
US recognizes Myanmar's atrocities against Rohingya as 'genocide'
3 months ago

Ethnic group says Myanmar air attack kills 80 at celebration

Ethnic Kachin rebels say air strikes by Myanmar’s military have killed as many as 80 people, including singers and musicians, attending an anniversary celebration of the minority group’s main political organization
3 months ago
4 months ago

Myanmar villagers say army beheaded high school teacher

Villagers say the decapitated body of a high school teacher was left on grotesque display at a burned-out school in rural Myanmar after he was detained and killed by the military
4 months ago
4 months ago

Blasts kill at least 8 at Myanmar's Insein Prison

A bombing near the front gate of Myanmar’s main prison for political detainees has killed at least eight people, including visitors and prison personnel
4 months ago
Blasts kill at least 8 at Myanmar's Insein Prison
4 months ago

Myanmar court says Suu Kyi's last corruption trial to go on

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has ruled that the last trial for corruption of the country’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi will go ahead
4 months ago
Myanmar court says Suu Kyi's last corruption trial to go on
4 months ago

Graft convictions extend Suu Kyi's prison term to 26 years

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has convicted the country’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on two more corruption charges
4 months ago
1 year ago

American journalist released from Myanmar prison

American Journalist Danny Fenster, who was sentenced to 11 years of hard labor in Myanmar, has been released from prison.
1 year ago
American journalist released from Myanmar prison
2 years ago

Myanmar anti-coup protesters paint slogans on eggs

Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar painted eggs with protest slogans, in what they're calling the "Easter Egg Strike."
2 years ago
Myanmar anti-coup protesters paint slogans on eggs
2 years ago

Myanmar's military junta has reportedly killed at least 43 children since coup

At least 43 children have been reportedly killed by armed forces in Myanmar in the two months since the military junta seized power, according to Save the Children.
2 years ago
Myanmar's military junta has reportedly killed at least 43 children since coup
2 years ago

Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court after deadliest day since coup

Aung San Suu Kyi's court appearance came after a weekend of the deadliest violence that Myanmar has seen since the army seized power on Feb. 1.
2 years ago
Myanmar's ousted leader appears in court after bloodiest day since coup
2 years ago

US orders some diplomats to evacuate Myanmar amid deadly crackdown on protesters

The United States has ordered some American diplomats and their loved ones to evacuate Myanmar amid escalating violence two months after the military junta seized power.
2 years ago
US orders some diplomats to evacuate Myanmar amid deadly crackdown on protesters
2 years ago

International outrage mounts as deaths rise in Myanmar

More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in the last week, several of which were children.
2 years ago
International outrage mounts as deaths rise in Myanmar
2 years ago

Sources say more than 100 protesters were killed by Myanmar police yesterday

Citizens of the Southeast Asian country have been protesting for weeks following their outrage after last month’s military coup.
2 years ago
Sources say more than 100 protesters were killed by Myanmar police yesterday
2 years ago

Protests over military coup in Myanmar become violent

At least 18 people were reportedly killed in a single day as authorities are allegedly using live rounds against protesters.
2 years ago
Protests over military coup in Myanmar become violent
2 years ago

Myanmar sees deadliest week since military coup

“They are determined to kill as many people as possible,” a United Nations envoy said.
2 years ago
Myanmar sees deadliest week since military coup
2 years ago

Myanmar's ousted leader appears in court after deadliest day since coup

Authorities killed at least 18 people during peaceful protests over the weekend.
2 years ago
Myanmar's ousted leader appears in court after deadliest day since coup
2 years ago

At least 149 killed in Myanmar since protests against military started: UN

At least 149 people have been killed since Feb. 1 in Myanmar in a bloody crackdown by security forces against peaceful protesters, the United Nations said.
2 years ago
At least 149 killed in Myanmar protests: UN