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Protesters cover with makeshift shields during an anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar

Fighting in Myanmar erupts near Thai border

Myanmar's army made no immediate comment. It historically proclaimed itself the one institution that can keep the multi-ethnic country of over 53 million people together.

By REUTERS
27/04/2021

Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar

BBC Burmese quoted a witness as saying the reporter was taken into custody by troops on Sunday night. He was asked to raise both hands and was taken away in a car, it said.

By REUTERS
19/04/2021

Myanmar security forces arrest prominent leader of anti-coup campaign

State media said a famous actor, Zin Wine, and singer Po Po, both known for their support of the democracy movement, had also been arrested.

By REUTERS
15/04/2021
Protesters cover with makeshift shields during an anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar

Ten Myanmar police officers killed by anti-junta ethnic armies - report

More than 600 people have been killed by the military in the crackdown on protests against the coup.

By REUTERS
10/04/2021

Myanmar's military seizes country's London embassy

The ambassador said he was locked out when he spoke to local media, describing the incident as "a kind of coup, in the middle of London.”

By REUTERS
08/04/2021

11 dead as Myanmar protesters fight troops with hunting rifles, firebombs

Fighting continued into Thursday morning and at least 11 protesters were killed and about 20 wounded, the media said. There was no word of any casualties among the soldiers.

By REUTERS
08/04/2021

Myanmar protesters urge 'guerrilla strikes' as internet blackout widens

In a transcript of an interview made available late Thursday, Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan expressed dismay at the bloodshed.

By REUTERS
02/04/2021
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