By Grant Peck, Associated Press
Usually crowded markets were quiet hours before the official start of the strike, which reaffirmed the widespread opposition to the army's rule and its disregard for human rights.
By Associated Press
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi was convicted of incitement and another charge and sentenced to four years in prison.
The verdict would have been the first for the 76-year-old Nobel laureate since the army seized power on Feb. 1, arresting her and blocking her National League for Democracy party from starting a second term in office.
In our news wrap Tuesday, drug maker Pfizer asked for federal authorization for its pill to treat COVID-19. President Biden traveled to Woodstock, New Hampshire to push his new infrastructure package and social policy agenda. The jury in Kyle Rittenhouse's…
By Ted Shafrey, Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
American journalist Danny Fenster, who spent nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar, has arrived in the United States. Fenster was sentenced last week to 11 years of hard labor.
By Grant Peck, David Rising, Associated Press
American journalist Danny Fenster, who was recently sentenced to 11 years of hard labor after spending nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar, has been freed.
A court in military-ruled Myanmar has sentenced U.S. journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in prison with hard labor, the maximum penalty under three charges, despite calls by the United States and rights groups for his release.
The White House said the two leaders agreed on Monday that the military must “provide a swift return to democracy.”…
More than 160 buildings in a town in northwestern Myanmar, including at least two churches, have been destroyed by fires caused by shelling by government troops, local media and activists reported Saturday.
In our news wrap Thursday, protests broke out in Glasgow, Scotland, ahead of the United Nations' climate change summit that begins this weekend. A U.N. backed report said 10 of the world's great forests, including Yosemite National Park, are emitting…
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