• 22 May, 2022
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Trials of Aung San Suu Kyi, From Heroine to Villain to Convict

Put on trial by the generals who overthrew her elected government in a coup that cut short democratic reforms she had fought for decades to bring about, Myanmar's ousted civilian…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

U.N. says about half of Myanmar’s people could sink into poverty in 2022

(Reuters) - Urban poverty is on course to triple in Myanmar, pushing nearly half the population below the poverty line next year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as the…

Myanmar’s military govt files new corruption charge against Suu Kyi – state TV

(Reuters) - Myanmar's military government has filed a new corruption charge against deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint, state-run broadcaster MRTV reported on Tuesday.…

U.N. Security Council urges end to Myanmar violence

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -The U.N. Security Council expressed deep concern on Wednesday over increased violence across Myanmar and in a rare statement, agreed by the 15-members, called…

Senior aide to Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sentenced to 20 years in prison

(Reuters) -Win Htein, a senior aide to Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday on charges of high treason, media and…

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi denies junta charge of incitement to cause alarm – media

(Reuters) - Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has denied a charge of incitement to cause public alarm, media reported on Tuesday, in her first court testimony since a…

Myanmar says it’s committed to ASEAN peace plan, despite general’s snub

(Reuters) - Myanmar's military rulers pledged on Sunday to cooperate "as much as possible" with a peace plan agreed with ASEAN, despite a stern rebuke of the regional bloc for…

Outgoing U.N. envoy says Myanmar has spiraled into civil war

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Myanmar has spiraled into civil war following a military coup, the outgoing U.N. special envoy on Myanmar said on Thursday, warning that the…

Myanmar air strikes reported in battle, internet cut in more areas

(Reuters) - Myanmar's military launched air strikes at the weekend after clashes with fighters opposed to the junta in the Sagaing region, according to media and a militia member, as…

U.N. faces rival claims for Myanmar seat, doubts over Afghanistan

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations is faced with rival claims to Myanmar's seat at the 193-member world body as the ruling junta seeks to cement…

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi dizzy and drowsy, skips court appearance

(Reuters) -Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was unable to appear at a court hearing on Monday for health reasons, a member of her legal team said, describing her…

Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

(Reuters) - At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between militias and Myanmar's ruling military, a witness and local media said on Friday, in the worst violence since…