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No negotiations with coup dissidents: Myanmar junta

The Southeast Asian nation has been in chaos since a February coup, with more than 1,100 killed in a crackdown on dissent, according to a local monitoring group

Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, on 3 February 2018

Killings in Rohingya camp to disrupt repatriation process: Momen

The people who do not want to return Myanmar for their own interest might be committing one massacre after another in the camps, the foreign minister said

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen addresses a public awareness discussion on high blood pressure prevention and control in Sylhet district organised by National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh and Jalalabad Association in Sylhet on 22 October 2021

UN fears 'mass atrocity crimes' in Myanmar as troops gather in north

The UN said Friday it feared an even greater human rights catastrophe in Myanmar amid reports of thousands of troops massing in the north of the Southeast Asian country, which has been in chaos since ...

UN fears 'mass atrocity crimes' in Myanmar as troops gather in north

'Myanmar junta re-arrests more than 100 released in amnesty'

Myanmar’s junta has re-arrested more than 100 anti-coup protesters freed in a recent amnesty, according to a local monitoring group that tracks detentions and killings in the country

People react as they are reunited with their family members outside the Insein Prison following her release in Yangon on 18 October, 2021

Relatives crowd prison after Myanmar junta protester amnesty

Family members of Myanmar's pro-democracy prisoners crowded outside a jail Tuesday, hoping their relatives would be among thousands the junta has promised to release as it faces growing international ...

Yangon, Yangon division : Newly-released prisoners wave from a bus as they depart the Insein Prison in Yangon on 18 October, 2021

Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit

Myanmar's junta chief will be excluded from an upcoming ASEAN summit, the group said Saturday, a rare rebuke as concerns rise over the military government's commitment to defusing a bloody crisis

Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit

UN deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island: Leaked copy

A deal for the United Nations to start work on a remote Bangladeshi island where the government has sent thousands of Rohingya refugees offers no guarantee they will be allowed to move freely to the ...

UN deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island: Leaked copy

ASEAN to discuss excluding Myanmar junta leader from summit

The UN, US and China, among others, have backed ASEAN’s efforts to find a diplomatic solution, but pressure on the group has mounted in recent months, with some critics calling for tougher measures ...

Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's armed forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing delivers his speech at the IX Moscow conference on international security in Moscow, Russia on 23 June 2021

Rohingya ‘Repatriation is very important’: Japan ambassador

Ito Naoki has also highly appreciated Bangladesh’s achievement in Covid-19 management under prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki addresses DCAB talks at the National Press Club, Dhaka, on 14 October 2021

Military coup

Ousted Myanmar president describes first moments of coup

The 69-year-old recounted how two senior army officers entered his room in the early hours of 1 February “and urged him to resign from his post of the presidency”

Myanmar's president Win Myint reviews the honor guard during his welcome ceremony at the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand on 14 June 2018
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