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    Confidante of Myanmar's Suu Kyi dies of Covid-19 in junta jail

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 09:15pm on July 20, 2021

    A confidante of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and stalwart democracy campaigner died Tuesday after becoming infected with Covid-19 in prison, authorities said. ...

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    75 children killed, 1,000 arrested in 5-month in Myanmar coup

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 08:19pm on July 16, 2021

    Dozens of children have been killed and hundreds arbitrarily detained in Myanmar since a coup more than five months ago, United Nations rights experts said...

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    Rohingyas wary as anti-junta resistance reaches out

    Agence France-Presse . Sittwe | Updated at 10:34am on July 12, 2021

    A shadow government is breaking taboos in Buddhist-majority Myanmar by welcoming Rohingya into its anti-junta coalition, but many in the long-persecuted Muslim minority are wary...

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    25 killed in Myanmar army, anti-junta fighters clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 09:57pm on July 04, 2021

    Twenty-five anti-junta fighters and civilians were killed during clashes with the military in central Myanmar, villagers said Sunday, as locals increasingly take up arms against...

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    Myanmar troops kill four in gun battle with anti-junta militia

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:26pm on June 22, 2021

    Myanmar soldiers battled an anti-junta civilian militia with small arms and grenades in the country’s second city on Tuesday, with four protesters killed and several...

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    Myanmar junta leader arrives in Moscow for security conference

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow, Russia | Updated at 11:17pm on June 20, 2021

    Myanmar's junta chief arrived in Moscow on Sunday to attend a security conference, marking only his second known trip abroad since he seized power in...

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    UN assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar junta

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:50am on June 18, 2021

    The UN General Assembly will vote Friday on a non-binding resolution condemning the military junta in Myanmar and calling on member states to curb the...

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    Myanmar's Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in junta court

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw, Myanmar | Updated at 09:20pm on June 15, 2021

    Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial for sedition in a junta court Tuesday, more than four months after her government was...

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    Trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi gets under way

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 07:26pm on June 14, 2021

    The trial of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi got under way Monday, more than four months after a military coup, with junta witnesses...

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    Myanmar junta now hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

    Agence France-Presse. Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 08:47pm on June 10, 2021

    The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more...