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Myanmar Coup Puts the Seal on Autocracy’s Rise in Southeast Asia

Myanmar Coup Puts the Seal on Autocracy’s Rise in Southeast Asia

Late last month, foreign officials in army regalia toasted their hosts in Naypyidaw, the bunkered capital built by Myanmar’s military. Ice clinked [...]
Myanmar ambassador to UK locked out of London embassy after condemning military coup

Myanmar ambassador to UK locked out of London embassy after condemning military coup

MYANMAR’S military junta was accused of carrying out a “coup” at its London embassy last night­— after locking its critical ambassador outside. [...]
Myanmar Envoy Who Critiqued Coup Is Locked Out of London Embassy

Myanmar Envoy Who Critiqued Coup Is Locked Out of London Embassy

LONDON — Myanmar’s ambassador to Britain, Kyaw Zwar Minn, was locked out of his own embassy on Wednesday, apparently in retaliation for criticizing [...]
Myanmar's Military Has Killed Over 40 Children Since the Coup. Here's One Child's Story.

Myanmar's Military Has Killed Over 40 Children Since the Coup. Here's One Child's Story.

No one quite knew why the soldiers wandered into Aye Myat Thu’s neighborhood of neat wooden houses, each painted a cheerful hue, sprays of bougainv [...]
Jordan King Abdullah II’s half-brother, former top aide, arrested in suspected coup plot

Jordan King Abdullah II’s half-brother, former top aide, arrested in suspected coup plot

Jordan’s former crown prince was arrested, along with nearly 20 other people for an apparent coup against the country’s King Abdul [...]
In Turkey’s Failed Coup, Trainees Face the Same Stiff Punishments as Generals

In Turkey’s Failed Coup, Trainees Face the Same Stiff Punishments as Generals

ISTANBUL — Their happiness shines out of the photograph: 14 graduates of Turkey’s Air Force Academy celebrating their completion of a flight traini [...]
At least 43 children killed in Myanmar since military coup

At least 43 children killed in Myanmar since military coup

At least 43 children in Myanmar have been killed by armed forces since a military coup in the country two months ago, a humanitari [...]
Myanmar sees bloodiest day amid coup protests as death toll hits 114

Myanmar sees bloodiest day amid coup protests as death toll hits 114

As Myanmar’s military celebrated the country’s annual “Armed Forces Day” with a parade in the capital Naypyitaw, police and soldiers [...]
Dozens Gunned Down in One of Myanmar’s Bloodiest Days Since Coup

Dozens Gunned Down in One of Myanmar’s Bloodiest Days Since Coup

At a military parade on Saturday, the general who led the overthrow of Myanmar’s civilian government last month said the army was determined “to pr [...]
Pompeo rejected US effort to declare ‘genocide’ in Myanmar on eve of coup: officials

Pompeo rejected US effort to declare ‘genocide’ in Myanmar on eve of coup: officials

WASHINGTON – In the last days of the Trump administration, some US officials urged outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to formal [...]
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