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Blasts kill two near office of party backed by Myanmar army

Blasts kill two near office of party backed by Myanmar army

A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country's biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi appears in court in person for first time since coup

Myanmar's Suu Kyi appears in court in person for first time since coup

Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in person at a court hearing on Monday for the first time since her government was overthrown by the military in a Feb. 1 coup, her lawyer told Reuters.

Big Myanmar protests aim to 'shake the world'; five killed

Big Myanmar protests aim to 'shake the world'; five killed

Myanmar security forces opened fire on some of the biggest protests against military rule in days, killing at least five people on Sunday, media reported, three months after a coup plunged the country into crisis.

US orders diplomats out of Myanmar as violence spirals

US orders diplomats out of Myanmar as violence spirals

The United States on Wednesday ordered the departure of non-essential diplomats from Myanmar, amid growing violence following the military coup to oust civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

International pressure on Myanmar generals grows as protesters march, one killed

International pressure on Myanmar generals grows as protesters march, one killed

Opponents of Myanmar's coup protested again on Saturday and international pressure on the military junta to halt its repression of democracy supporters increased, with Asian neighbours joining Western countries in condemning lethal force.

Myanmar court files two more charges against Suu Kyi; protesters march again

Myanmar court files two more charges against Suu Kyi; protesters march again

A Myanmar court filed two more charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday, a lawyer acting for her said, as protesters marched in defiance of a crackdown by security forces that killed at least 18 people the previous day.

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdowns continue

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdowns continue

Myanmar's junta fired its United Nations ambassador Saturday for breaking ranks to denounce the military's ouster of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as police stepped up a crackdown on protesters across the country.

US urges Myanmar junta to yield power after protester death

US urges Myanmar junta to yield power after protester death

Washington has urged the leaders of Myanmar's new military regime to refrain from violence and relinquish power, after the death of a young anti-coup protester sparked new anger against the junta.

Myanmar protester dies after 10 days on life support; pressure grows on army

Myanmar protester dies after 10 days on life support; pressure grows on army

A young woman protester in Myanmar died on Friday after being shot in the head last week as police dispersed a crowd, her brother said, the first death among opponents of the Feb. 1 military coup since demonstrations began two weeks ago.

Myanmar police fire rubber bullets, wounding three, as hundreds of thousands protest

Myanmar police fire rubber bullets, wounding three, as hundreds of thousands protest

Supporters of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi clashed with police on Friday as hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the junta's call to halt mass gatherings.

Mass rallies heap pressure on Myanmar's coup leaders

Mass rallies heap pressure on Myanmar's coup leaders

Myanmar's generals faced their biggest opposition yet to last week's coup, with huge crowds across the country on Monday demanding the release of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Australian adviser to Myanmar's Suu Kyi says 'being detained'

Australian adviser to Myanmar's Suu Kyi says 'being detained'

Sean Turnell, an Australian economic adviser to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, said in message to Reuters on Saturday he was being detained, days after she was overthrown in a coup.