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Myanmar's junta brands NUG a terrorist group

Myanmar's military rulers have branded a rival National Unity Government (NUG) a terrorist group and blamed it for bombings, arson and killings, state-controlled media said on 8 May.

Myanmar's junta brands NUG a terrorist group

Signs of armed resistance in Myanmar

The 'Federal Army' and few other such groups have now merged into the United Defence Force and hundreds of its new recruits have been undergoing weapons training in camps of ethnic rebel armies like ...

Signs of armed resistance in Myanmar

ASEAN, Myanmar and Rohingya crisis

The issue of Rohingya repatriation and a solution to the crisis was raised at the ASEAN summit. It was significant because Myanmar’s military junta head General Min Aung Hlaing was present at the ...

ASEAN, Myanmar and Rohingya crisis

G7 to discuss decisive action to counter threats like Russia, China

Their first face-to-face meeting in two years is seen by Britain as a chance to reinforce support for the rules-based international system at a time when it says China’s economic influence and ...

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken hold a joint news conference at Downing Street following their bilateral meeting in London, Britain on 3 May 2021 during the G7 foreign ministers meeting

Myanmar

Parcel bomb blasts kill 5 including ousted lawmaker

The latest blasts were in a village in the southern central part of Myanmar in Western Bago and occurred at around 5:00pm on Monday, the Myanmar Now news portal reported, citing a resident

People protest in Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar on 2 May 2021, in this still image from a video obtained by Reuters

Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

A leading Myanmar ethnic rebel army said it had shot down a military helicopter on Monday, a day after a renewed junta crackdown on anti-coup protests left at least five civilians dead

Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

Myanmar

Protesters march three months after coup, UN warns of ‘standstill’

Media reported several small blasts in different places including Yangon late on Friday and on Saturday

Demonstrators carry flags during a protest against the military coup, in Dawei, Myanmar on 27 April 2021

Military Coup

Myanmar junta launches fresh air raids in rebel territory

The Karen National Union (KNU), one of the most prominent, has been among the junta’s most vocal opponents -- blasting the junta for violence against anti-coup protesters

Ethnic minority Karen troops are seen after setting fire to a building inside a Myanmar army outpost near the Thai border, which is seen from the Thai side on the Thanlwin, also known as Salween, riverbank in Mae Hong Son province, Thailand, on 28 April 2021

Senators urge Biden to impose more sanctions on Myanmar junta

A bipartisan group of US senators have urged the Biden administration to slap more sanctions on the military junta in Myanmar, including choking revenues to a state energy company, in response to its ...

Myanmar's junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (L) gestures as he is welcomed upon his arrival ahead of the ASEAN leaders' summit, at the Soekarno Hatta International airport in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on 24 April 2021

Bangladesh keen to work with China for research, production of Covid vaccine: President

Referring to the defence relations between Bangladesh and China, the President hoped that these relations would be further strengthened in the days to come

Bangladesh keen to work with China for research, production of Covid vaccine: President
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