Myanmar

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2019, file photo, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi waits to address judges of the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands. The military, which ousted the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, has faced widespread opposition to its rule, and now Wednesday June 9, 2021, a U.N. expert says at least one-quarter of the people in Myanmar’s smallest state have been forced to flee their homes because of combat with the military junta that seized power in February. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

UN expert says Myanmar attacks risk humanitarian tragedy

UN expert says Myanmar attacks risk humanitarian tragedy

 

American journalist working for Myanmar magazine detained

American journalist working for Myanmar magazine detained

 

UN envoy: Myanmar faces possibility of major civil war

UN envoy: Myanmar faces possibility of major civil war

 

Anti-coup protesters discharge fire extinguishers to counter the impact of the tear gas fired by police during a demonstration in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, March 8, 2021. The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the Feb. 1 coup is raising pressure for more sanctions against the junta, even as countries struggle over how to best sway military leaders inured to global condemnation. (AP Photo)

Myanmar protesters defy curfew; media outlets ordered shut

YANGON, Myanmar — Demonstrators in Myanmar’s biggest city came out Monday night…

Anti-coup protesters discharge fire extinguishers to counter the impact of the tear gas fired by police during a demonstration in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, March 8, 2021. The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the Feb. 1 coup is raising pressure for more sanctions against the junta, even as countries struggle over how to best sway military leaders inured to global condemnation. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this March 3, 2021, file photo, anti-coup protesters run as one of them discharges a fire extinguisher to counter the impact of tear gas fired by riot policemen in Yangon, Myanmar. The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the Feb. 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions against the junta, as countries struggle over how to best confront military leaders inured to global condemnation. (AP Photo/File)

Escalating violence raises pressure for Myanmar sanctions

More shootings were reported over the weekend

  • Mar 8, 2021
FILE - In this March 3, 2021, file photo, anti-coup protesters run as one of them discharges a fire extinguisher to counter the impact of tear gas fired by riot policemen in Yangon, Myanmar. The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the Feb. 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions against the junta, as countries struggle over how to best confront military leaders inured to global condemnation. (AP Photo/File)
Anti-coup protesters maintain their position behind a barricade despite smoke from tear gas in San Chaung township in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, Mar. 5, 2021. Demonstrators defy growing violence by security forces and stage more anti-coup protests ahead of a special U.N. Security Council meeting on the country’s political crisis. (AP Photo)

Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged

Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged

Anti-coup protesters maintain their position behind a barricade despite smoke from tear gas in San Chaung township in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, Mar. 5, 2021. Demonstrators defy growing violence by security forces and stage more anti-coup protests ahead of a special U.N. Security Council meeting on the country’s political crisis. (AP Photo)
FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. YouTube on Friday, March 5, 2021, said it has removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

YouTube cancels Myanmar military-run channels, pulls videos

YouTube monitoring the situation for any content that might violate rules

  • Mar 5, 2021
FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. YouTube on Friday, March 5, 2021, said it has removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Anti-coup protesters run from teargas and charging riot police and soldiers in Mandalay, Myanmar, Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Demonstrators in Myanmar took to the streets again on Wednesday to protest last month's seizure of power by the military. (AP Photo)

Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 34 protesters

Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 34 protesters

Anti-coup protesters run from teargas and charging riot police and soldiers in Mandalay, Myanmar, Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Demonstrators in Myanmar took to the streets again on Wednesday to protest last month's seizure of power by the military. (AP Photo)
In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, Health workers wait to receive the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine at the Ayeyarwaddy COVID treatment center in Yangon, Myanmar. Medical workers across Myanmar have begun a civil disobedience protest against Monday, Feb. 1, 2021's coup, pinning red ribbons and declaring they won’t work for the military government.(AP Photo/Thein Zaw, File)

Health workers start anti-coup protests in virus-hit Myanmar

Health workers start anti-coup protests in virus-hit Myanmar

In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, Health workers wait to receive the Covishield COVID-19 vaccine at the Ayeyarwaddy COVID treatment center in Yangon, Myanmar. Medical workers across Myanmar have begun a civil disobedience protest against Monday, Feb. 1, 2021's coup, pinning red ribbons and declaring they won’t work for the military government.(AP Photo/Thein Zaw, File)
FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The military coup on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 deposed national leader Aung San Suu Kyi a little over a year after Chinese President Xi Jinping made a show of support to her with the first visit by a head of state from Beijing to Myanmar since 2001 and 33 agreements on a wide range of issues. (Fred Dufour/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Coup a further complication for tricky Myanmar-China ties

Beijing’s initial reaction to the coup was measured

  • Feb 3, 2021
FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The military coup on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 deposed national leader Aung San Suu Kyi a little over a year after Chinese President Xi Jinping made a show of support to her with the first visit by a head of state from Beijing to Myanmar since 2001 and 33 agreements on a wide range of issues. (Fred Dufour/Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this July 11, 2018, file photo, Myanmar's Army Commander-in-Chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing speaks during the opening ceremony of the third session of the 21st Century Panglong Conference at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. A military coup was taking place in Myanmar early Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was detained under house arrest, reports said, as communications were cut to the capital. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo, File)

A decade after junta’s end, Myanmar military back in control

A decade after junta’s end, Myanmar military back in control

FILE - In this July 11, 2018, file photo, Myanmar's Army Commander-in-Chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing speaks during the opening ceremony of the third session of the 21st Century Panglong Conference at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. A military coup was taking place in Myanmar early Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was detained under house arrest, reports said, as communications were cut to the capital. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo, File)
Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees
Parliament revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary Canadian citizenship

Parliament revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary Canadian citizenship

Parliament revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary Canadian citizenship OTTAWA — Parliament has formally…

Parliament revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary Canadian citizenship
Conviction of Myanmar journalists a blow to human rights and democracy: Freeland

Conviction of Myanmar journalists a blow to human rights and democracy: Freeland

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the conviction of two…

Conviction of Myanmar journalists a blow to human rights and democracy: Freeland
Trudeau names ex-Ontario premier Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar

Trudeau names ex-Ontario premier Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar

OTTAWA — Former Ontario premier Bob Rae promised no miracles Monday, but…

Trudeau names ex-Ontario premier Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar
Trudeau to Suu Kyi: speak out on Rohingya

Trudeau to Suu Kyi: speak out on Rohingya

OTTAWA — Aung San Suu Kyi must publicly condemn the atrocities being…

Trudeau to Suu Kyi: speak out on Rohingya
Myanmar military says death toll in clashes almost 400

Myanmar military says death toll in clashes almost 400

TEKNAF, Bangladesh — Almost 400 people have died in violence in western…

  • Sep 1, 2017
Myanmar military says death toll in clashes almost 400
Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya

Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya

BANGKOK — Several hundred Buddhist nationalists, including monks, rallied in Myanmar’s largest…

  • Aug 30, 2017
Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya

Myanmar military plane with 120 aboard goes missing

YANGON, Myanmar — A military transport plane with 120 people on board…

  • Jun 7, 2017