MYANMAR, March 31: Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in good health on Wednesday during a video meeting, one of her lawyers said, as the United States ordered its non-essential embassy staff to leave after weeks of violence over a Feb. 1 coup.
NEW DELHI, March 30: An Indian border state has withdrawn an order to refuse food and shelter to people from Myanmar fleeing bloodshed, two officials told Reuters on Tuesday, after the measure drew fierce public criticism.
YANGON, Myanmar, March 28: Protesters in Myanmar returned to the streets Sunday to press their demands for a return to democracy, just a day after security forces killed more than 100 people in the bloodiest day since last month’s military coup.
WASHINGTON, March 25: The United States is planning to impose sanctions on two conglomerates controlled by Myanmar’s military over the generals Feb. 1 coup and a deadly crackdown, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
MYANMAR, March 11: Seven people were killed when security forces opened fire on anti-junta protests in Myanmar on Thursday, witnesses and local media said, as rights group Amnesty International accused the military of adopting battle tactics against demonstrators.
KATHMANDU, March 5: A group of civil society members staged a protest demonstration in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Kathmandu on Friday against the ongoing military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar.
YANGON, Myanmar, March 4: Myanmar security forces were seen firing slingshots at protesters, chasing them down and even brutally beating an ambulance crew in video showing a dramatic escalation of violence against opponents of last month’s military coup.
MYANMAR, March 3: Myanmar security forces shot and killed nine people during protests against the military coup on Wednesday, witnesses and media reported, a day after a regional diplomatic push to end the month-long crisis made little headway.
TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Feb 19: Foreign ministers of the so-called Quad grouping of countries seen as a forum to stand up to China in Asia agreed that democracy must be restored quickly in Myanmar and to strongly oppose attempts to upset the status quo by force, Japan’s foreign minister said on Thursday.
MYANMAR, Feb 7: Here is a timeline of events since Myanmar’s military took power in a coup on Monday, Feb. 1. Here is a timeline of events since Myanmar’s military took power in a coup on Monday, Feb. 1.