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Myanmar protests resume, West condemns security response

Myanmar protests resume, West condemns security response

Protesters returned to the streets of Myanmar on Wednesday after the most violent day yet in demonstrations against a coup that halted a tentative transition to democracy under elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent as West increases pressure

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent as West increases pressure

Myanmar's junta blocked Facebook and other messaging services in the name of ensuring stability on Thursday as they consolidate power following a coup and the detention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Heavy rain hammers Australia's east; cyclone weakens in the west

Heavy rain hammers Australia's east; cyclone weakens in the west

Torrential rain pummelled parts of eastern Australia on Sunday for the fourth day, while severe tropical cyclone Damien has weakened in the country's north-west.

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up its nuclear weapons

Iran says no missile talks unless West gives up its nuclear weapons

Iran's armed forces spokesman said on Saturday that there can be no talks on the country's missile programme without the West's destruction of its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

High-profile speakers at Launch Conference

High-profile speakers at Launch Conference

A number of high-profile speakers will share their insights and personal experiences at the Launch Conference...