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Editorial: India’s options in Myanmar

The five-point consensus reached by Asean on Myanmar can form an ideal framework for the way forward

5 dead in Myanmar as crackdown on protests continue

Three people died when the armed forces suppressed a protest in Monywa, in the Sagaing region on Saturday morning, dpa news agency quoted the Myanmar Now website as saying in a report.

Myanmar police outpost attacked by Kachin guerrillas

Kachin Independence Army, the armed wing of the Kachin Independence Organisation, attacked a police station in Shwegu township and seized weapons and supplies, and wounded one police officer

Manipur govt asks DCs to “politely turn away” Myanmar refugees

In the advisory issued to the DCs of Chandel, Tengoupal, Kamjong, Ukhrul and Churachandpur on March 26, Special Secretary (Home) H Gyan Prakash also asked them to stop Aadhaar enrolment exercise.

Myanmar forces kill over 100 in deadliest day since coup

The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians Saturday, including children

Myanmar protest deaths top 300 as US, UK, impose sanctions

The army's seizure of power halted the Southeast Asian nation's move toward democracy that began when Suu Kyi's party took office in 2016 for its first term, after more than five decades of military rule.

Myanmar junta frees hundreds held for anti-coup protests

Witnesses outside Insein Prison in Yangon on Wednesday saw busloads of mostly young people, looking happy with some flashing the three-finger gesture of defiance.

Myanmar junta chokes information flow as protests intensify

No privately owned newspapers were published this past week for the first time in eight years, following bans and voluntary suspensions.

Martial law imposed in parts of Myanmar city as deaths rise

Since the takeover six weeks ago, Myanmar has been under a nationwide state of emergency, with its civilian leaders ousted and detained and military leaders in charge of all government.

At least two people shot dead in Myanmar anti-coup protests

There were also reports of injuries from live rounds and rubber bullets.

Myanmar junta kills more protesters, adds Suu Kyi accusation

Myanmar has been roiled by protests, strikes and other acts of civil disobedience since the coup toppled Suu Kyi's government on February 1 just as it was to start its second term.

China can resolve Myanmar crisis

An internationally isolated Myanmar can put a spoke in the central idea of China’s Belt and Road Initiative – connectivity

Australia ends defence cooperation with Myanmar over coup

Australia announced late Sunday it had suspended a defense training program with Myanmar worth about 1.5 million Australian dollars ($1.2 million) over five years.

Myanmar police fire on protesters in ancient former capital

Bagan is best known for being one of the country's top tourist attractions, but it has also been the scene of large protest marches against the military's February 1 seizure of power.

168 Rohingyas living illegally in Jammu sent to jail: Officials

The Rohingyas are a Bengali-dialect speaking Muslim minority in Myanmar.

India orders Assam Rifles to prevent influx from Myanmar

The India-Myanmar border has a Free Movement Regime (FMR) which allows tribes living along the border to travel 16 km across either side without visa restrictions.

Journalists’ group calls for release of reporters in Myanmar

Thein Zaw was arrested on Feb 27 while covering a protest against the military coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

‘YouTube removes 5 TV channels run by Myanmar’s military’

The video-streaming platform told the New York Times it removed the channels for breaking its community guidelines but it didn't explain the decision any further.

YouTube cancels Myanmar military-run channels, pulls videos

The decision follows a February 1 military coup that ousted the country's elected government, provoking massive public protests.

Myanmar protesters, undaunted by killings, march again

The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, said 38 people were killed on Wednesday, a figure consistent with other reports.

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