The conservative interim president who led Bolivia for a year was arrested Saturday as officials of the restored leftist government pursue those involved in the 2019 ouster of socialist leader Evo Morales, which they regard as a coup, and the…
By Carlos Valdez, Associated Press
Protests were reported Saturday morning in the country's biggest city, Yangon, where stun grenades and tear gas were used against demonstrators. On Wednesday, 18 people were reported killed there.
By Associated Press
Nikol Pashinyan has faced opposition calls to step down over a Nov. 10 peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh by handing over large parts of the region and surrounding areas to Azerbaijan.
By Avet Demourian, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, the Pentagon will deploy more than 1,100 active duty troops to help with coronavirus vaccinations, the U.S. trade deficit surged to a 12-year-high in 2020 due to the pandemic, hundreds of people in Myanmar protested…
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
Hundreds of students and teachers have taken to Myanmar’s streets to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians.
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
When it comes to Myanmar, pretty much everything is political. Including language.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The military power grab poses a challenge for the two-week-old Biden administration, which says it wants to support wobbly democracy movements globally — but also wants to avoid driving countries like Myanmar toward China.
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. passes 443,000 COVID-19 deaths after the worst month yet, snow piles up across the East Coast with cancelled flights and suspended transit, the Kremlin denounced mass protests in support of jailed Russian opposition…
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
The Biden administration has threatened to reimpose sanctions on Myanmar after the military there staged a coup over the weekend. Derek Mitchell, the former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar during the Obama administration who is now the president of the National…
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