Myanmar junta to release UK ex-ambassador, Australian and Japanese prisoners  

Former British envoy Vicky Bowman, Australian economics adviser Sean Turnell and Japanese journalist Toru Kubota "will be released to mark National Day", a senior officer said.

published on : 17th November 2022

UN chief urges Myanmar junta to get democracy ‘back on track’

Myanmar has spiralled into bloody conflict since the military ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government in February last year, with thousands killed.

published on : 13th November 2022

ASEAN leaders struggle for answers to Myanmar crisis

The Myanmar crisis dominated the first day of a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional bloc in Phnom Penh that US President Joe Biden will join on Saturday.

published on : 11th November 2022

Burkina Faso coup leader says vote still expected by 2024

ECOWAS had reached an agreement with ousted leader Lt.Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba to hold a new vote by July 2024.

published on : 4th October 2022

Burkina Faso junta leader Damiba resigns, flees after coup

Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba "himself offered his resignation in order to avoid confrontations with serious human and material consequences", leaders said. 

published on : 3rd October 2022

Not even Superman can fix Myanmar crisis, says regional envoy to Myanmar   

The 10-country ASEAN has spearheaded so far fruitless efforts to resolve the turmoil and acknowledged in a joint statement on Friday the lack of progress around a five-point crisis resolution plan.

published on : 6th August 2022

ASEAN condemns lack of peace progress in coup-hit Myanmar  

The 10-member bloc -- spearheading so far fruitless efforts to resolve the turmoil -- issued a joint statement after foreign minister talks in Phnom Penh.

published on : 5th August 2022

ASEAN warns Myanmar against more executions

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are discussing how to address the growing crisis in Myanmar at talks in Phnom Penh.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Russia backs Myanmar junta's efforts to 'stabilise' country, hold elections

The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since the putsch last year, with the junta accused by rights groups of committing war crimes as it struggles to crush resistance to its rule.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov arrives in Myanmar for talks with junta

Sergei Lavrov's visit comes after the junta sparked renewed international outrage last week when it announced it had executed four prisoners.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Why hasn’t India come out strongly against execution of political prisoners in Myanmar?

Sources said criticising the junta will only push it closer to China and some upcoming Indian projects shielded by Myanmar can also be in jeopardy.

published on : 29th July 2022

Executed Myanmar prisoners deserved 'many death sentences', claims junta spokesman

Phyo Zeya Thaw, a former lawmaker from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy was sentenced to death in January for offences under anti-terrorism laws.

published on : 26th July 2022

Myanmar junta executes former lawmaker, three others for allegedly leading brutal and inhumane terror acts

The Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said," The executions were carried out under the prison's procedure without saying when or how the men were killed."

published on : 25th July 2022

Myanmar villagers accuse junta troops of burning spree

Troops torched hundreds of buildings in the villages of Kinn, Upper Kinn and Ke Taung over three days last week, locals and media reports said. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Guinea junta bans political protests

Guinea earlier this month opened a judicial investigation into Conde and several other former top officials for murder, torture, kidnappings, looting and rapes.

published on : 14th May 2022

Myanmar villagers accuse junta troops of torching houses

The Southeast Asian country has been in chaos since a putsch last February, with anti-coup "People's Defence Force" fighters clashing with junta troops across the nation.

published on : 25th March 2022

Myanmar military revokes citizenship of opposition members 

It targeted eight members of the shadow National Unity Government, which views itself as the country's legitimate ruling authority, and three prominent activists.

published on : 5th March 2022

Myanmar pardons prominent celebrities jailed for anti-military views

All had been arrested for supporting the protest movement against last year's seizure of power by the military, which ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

published on : 2nd March 2022