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.
Meanwhile, security forces in northern Myanmar arrested five journalists after firing at protesters in the city of Myitkyina.
The recent referendum in Egypt extends President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's tenure - but more importantly, it is a complete capture of Egypt's institutions.
Turkey is marking the 2nd anniversary of the defeat of the attempted coup on July 15, 2016, in which at least 250 people were killed and over 2,000 wounded. President Erdogan joined a huge rally at the July 15 Martyrs' Bridge in Istanbul.
The country's pro-government Supreme Court backed down from an unprecedented move to strip congress of its legislative powers that sparked widespread charges of "coup d'etat" in the South American country.
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