Young people’s blocked aspirations, the legacy of the war on terror and international complacency in the face of ‘constitutional coups’ are some of the root causes behind recent military takeovers in Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea.
Supporters of president as well as those of major political party Ennahda mobilise on streets across Tunisia, leading to violent confrontations threatening to draw in security forces or prompt a military power grab.
In the first attack, three blasts were reported at an air base near the central town of Magway. Later, five rockets were reportedly fired at one of the country’s main airbases, at Meiktila, northeast of Magway.
Prominent ethnic insurgent group captures and burns down army base in eastern Karen state followed by military's air strikes.
Most people in Myanmar are shunning usual festivities this year to focus on their campaign against the junta who overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government on February 1.
UN points to alarming humanitarian impact from escalating violence in northeastern and southeastern Myanmar in recent weeks.
Myanmar security forces have reportedly killed at least 11 people in overnight clashes with anti-coup protesters in northwest Taze, with activists placing shoes filled with flowers in Yangon to commemorate dead protesters.
At least 13 people reportedly killed and several wounded in fresh violence as military ruler says civil disobedience movement is "destroying" Myanmar.
Sentencing is part of a trial of 497 suspects in Ankara on the presidential guard’s actions during the attempted coup.
Fibre-based landline internet connections were still working in the country, albeit at drastically reduced speeds.
Thursday was only the second time an outside visitor was able to see ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi since she was detained during the coup.
State-controlled television in Myanmar reports new charges are being framed against Aung San Suu Kyi after a prominent businessman claimed he gave the ousted leader about $550,000 in illegal payments in 2019 and 2020.
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