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Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

Russian court brands Navalny political organisations ‘extremist’

The ruling could spell the end for Navalny’s anti-corruption organisation, which had shone a light on graft at the highest levels, and his network of political offices that had bolstered his reach to ...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his daughter Daria meet with journalists outside a polling station during the Moscow city parliament election in Moscow, Russia on 8 September 2019

New fighting in east Myanmar displaces around 100,000: UN

Myanmar has been in chaos and its economy paralysed since the generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in February, accusing it of fraud during 2020 elections

In this photo taken on 25 May 2021 people displaced from recent fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels in their area, wait for food distribution from a volunteer group while taking refuge at a monastery in Namlan town, in Myanmar's eastern Shan state

An even more discriminatory budget in the Golden Jubilee year

Unless democracy can be restored to its own glory, it will never be possible to replace the interests of vested groups with the interests of the greater population. So the sooner attention is paid to ...

An even more discriminatory budget in the Golden Jubilee year

Myanmar forces clash with villagers, media report 20 dead

State television news said three “terrorists” had been killed and two arrested at the village of Hlayswe as security forces went to apprehend a man accused of plotting against the state

This screengrab from video posted on 14 April 2021 and received courtesy of an anonymous source via Facebook on 4 June 2021 shows protesters taking part in a poetry reading as part of a demonstration against the military coup in Shwebo

Israelis see new government as beginning of new era

Israelis across the political spectrum see the formation of a new government after four failed attempts as the beginning of a new era, which will, in all likelihood, mark the end of Benjamin ...

Israelis see new government as beginning of new era

40th death anniversary

Zia carved a niche in history

The main reason that BNP survived was that Ziaur Rahman had applied certain strategies and policies. His fresh stance on nationalism was a significant sensation in politics.

Zia carved a niche in history

Govt obstructing Zia’s death anniversary programmes: BNP

BNP on Monday alleged that the government obstructed its various programmes taken on the occasion of Ziaur Rahman’s death anniversary across the country

Govt obstructing Zia’s death anniversary programmes: BNP

Military Coup

Myanmar fight must go on, says a survivor

The 24-year-old says he joined the nationwide protest movement in the biggest city Yangon, acting as a guard trying to protect demonstrators from security forces during daily pro-democracy marches ...

Ko Phyo, 24, a protester who lost one leg during an anti-coup protest, prepares to take a shower with his two-year-old son Paing Phyo Oo at his home on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, on 24 April 2021

Myanmar excluded from WHO annual meeting

Faced with the dilemma of who to recognise as Myanmar's legitimate representative following February's coup, WHO members opted Wednesday to exclude the country from their annual assembly

Myanmar excluded from WHO annual meeting
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