By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The penalties freeze any assets the firm holds in the U.S. or in U.S. jurisdictions and bar American citizens from doing business with it. The company is a major exporter of gems and semi-precious stones like jade.
By Associated Press
An information blackout under Myanmar's military junta has worsened as fiber broadband service that is last legal way for ordinary people to access the internet became intermittently inaccessible on several networks.
Security forces in central Myanmar have opened fire on anti-coup protesters, killing at least two people amid mounting violence since the country’s Feb. 1 military takeover. Local media reported at least seven people were injured Saturday, two of whom sustained…
The Ministry of Transport and Communications instructed that all wireless broadband data services be suspended. Fiber-based landline connections are working at drastically reduced speeds.
In our news wrap Thursday, police in Southern California identified the man who allegedly shot and killed four people, including a 9-year-old boy, on Wednesday. The White House said a problem with Johnson and Johnson's supply of COVID-19 vaccines will…
Protests were held Thursday is several cities, including Yangon. Security forces have been unable to crush the massive public resistance to the Feb. 1 coup despite their use of escalating violence, including routinely shooting protesters.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the U.S. State Department scrapped Trump-era human rights policies that promoted conservative causes like religious freedom and property rights, but sidelined abortion and LGBTQ rights. President Joe Biden announced new initiatives to address recent anti-Asian…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn, Layla Quran
Two months ago, the Myanmar military staged a coup and overthrew the civilian government and has since met resulting protests with violence. The conflict is now entering a new stage as militias associated with the country’s ethnic minorities join the…
By Tania Rashid
In another aspect of the ongoing crisis in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees — a Muslim minority group that first fled a bloody crackdown launched by the Myanmar military three years ago — have been forced to live in cramped refugee camps…
In our news wrap Monday, a Michigan judge ordered three more men to stand trial for allegedly plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last October. The FBI says they were anti-government extremists angered by COVID restrictions. The U.S responded to…
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