By Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press
Thai soldiers began sending back some of the thousands of people who have fled a series of airstrikes by the military in neighboring Myanmar.
By Associated Press
As Myanmar’s military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country’s capital, soldiers and police elsewhere reportedly killed dozens of people as they suppressed protests in the deadliest bloodletting since last month’s coup.
The association said as of Thursday, 2,981 people had been arrested, charged or sentenced in the crackdown since the Feb. 1 coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Most, including Suu Kyi and President Win Myint,…
In our news wrap Thursday, the suspect in Monday's mass shooting in Colorado made his first court appearance. His lawyers requested a mental health assessment. Then, efforts to ship COVID-19 vaccines to needy nations face major delays and about 90…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Senators clashed over an elections bill to expand ballot access and head off attempts to limit voting access at the state level, with Republicans saying it's partisan overreach. U.S. health officials pointed to progress in…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The U.S. Congress was signaling its "steadfast support for the Burmese people, their democratically elected leaders in detention, and the future of a democratic Burma," Connolly said in a statement.
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
Garment workers in Myanmar are urging major international brands to denounce the recent military coup there and put more pressure on factories to protect workers from being fired or harassed — or worse arrested and killed for participating in protests.
The military has already tried to implicate Suu Kyi in corruption, alleging she was given $600,000 plus gold bars by a political ally.
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
Myanmar security services killed at least two protestors Tuesday, after killing more than 50 on Sunday — the single-most violent day since the Feb. 1 coup that toppled Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government. The deaths add to the U.N.’s…
Violence has returned to Myanmar after demonstrators protesting last month’s military coup held small, peaceful marches before dawn and avoided confrontations with security forces.
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