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Myanmar: Country in Southeast Asia
Myanmar or Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. Myanmar is the largest country in Mainland Southeast Asia and the 10th largest in Asia by area. As of 2017, the population was about 54 million. Its capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon).

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Hiding in the jungle, this girl just wants her mom back [Video]

Hiding in the jungle, this girl just wants her mom back

Su Htet Waing turned five years old behind bars, a prisoner of Myanmar’s brutal military. When the junta couldn’t find her father, they arrested his wife and her and her sister. She has since been..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:49Published
Do China's ambitions in Indian Ocean go beyond protecting trade? | Counting the Cost [Video]

Do China's ambitions in Indian Ocean go beyond protecting trade? | Counting the Cost

China has built ports in Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Can India counter Beijing's economic diplomacy?

Credit: Al Jazeera English     Duration: 25:00Published
Amit Rohidas : Indian hockey defender from Odisha | Oneindia News [Video]

Amit Rohidas : Indian hockey defender from Odisha | Oneindia News

Indian hockey team’s defender Amit Rohidas hails from Saunamara village, and if the first ever non tribal to come out of Odisha to represent the country on the international level. He got his first..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:03Published
DW News Asia - 02 August 2021 [Video]

DW News Asia - 02 August 2021

In India, a mosque within a Hindu temple complex risks becoming another potential flashpoint between the country's Hindus and Muslims. And the Myanmar citizens determined to press on with their..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 13:06Published
Will Myanmar's military keep its promise to hold elections? | Inside Story [Video]

Will Myanmar's military keep its promise to hold elections? | Inside Story

Six months after the coup, army generals declare 'caretaker government'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 25:25Published
Min Aung Hlaing promises Myanmar multi-party elections in 2023 [Video]

Min Aung Hlaing promises Myanmar multi-party elections in 2023

Six months after seizing power, coup leader pledges to hold elections in two years and cooperate with ASEAN on finding a political solution to Myanmar’s crisis.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:18Published
Myanmar military government accused of arresting doctors as COVID cases soar [Video]

Myanmar military government accused of arresting doctors as COVID cases soar

Doctors in Myanmar accuse the military junta of making a severe Covid-19 outbreak even worse.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

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UN urges international effort on 'human rights catastrophe' in Myanmar 'before it's too late'

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There are warnings urgent action is needed to end the "human rights catastrophe" in Myanmar.
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India has 'highest stakes' in resolving repatriation of displaced persons from Myanmar: Tirumurti


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Mizoram CM seeks aid from PM after influx of Myanmarese


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Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was unable to attend a court hearing for health reasons, her lawyers have said.
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Myanmar's shadow government calls for nationwide revolt against military leaders

myanmar's shadow government calls for nationwide revolt against military leaders
Seven months after Myanmar's military took control in a coup, the shadow opposition government has declared a nationwide "defensive war".
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The student, a politician, and a UK-trained dancer: Claims of torture and death in custody under Myanmar's military rule

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The death of a 21-year-old man detained by Myanmar's security forces was likely due to "homicidal violence", a Sky News investigation has found.
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At UN, India reiterates 2-state solution on Palestinian issue

Shringla chaired four meetings of the Security Council on Monday, a day before the end of India's presidency of the Council. Officials said India successfully steered discussions during its presidency..
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India welcomes ASEAN consensus on Myanmar: Ambassador Tirumurti


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Over 8,000 Myanmar nationals crossed into India since coup: Defence Ministry

More than 8,000 Myanmar nationals crossed into India since the country saw a coup on February 1, the Defence Ministry said informed the Parliament on Monday. Of these, over 5,500 have been "pushed..
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Sri Lanka proposes holding BIMSTEC summit in December

BIMSTEC has 7 members--India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.
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Must watch Chinese inroads into Myanmar: Bipin Rawat

India needs to closely monitor the emerging situation in Myanmar, where China is making further inroads after international sanctions were imposed on the country following the military coup in..
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India needs to closely monitor Chinese inroads into Myanmar: CDS


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India falls to fourth spot in seven-day Covid count

Besides several countries in Europe, the virus was spreading rapidly closer home in southeast Asia. Apart from the 43% spike in Indonesia, Malaysia logged a 45% rise in the last seven days, Thailand..
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Next to India border, a camp to take on Myanmar junta


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'We go to give help, hope and love': Rangers risking their lives to deliver medical aid to in Myanmar

'we go to give help, hope and love': rangers risking their lives to deliver medical aid to in myanmar
In the inky darkness, a line of men slowly wade through knee-deep water.
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Twitter Faceoff: Debate rages as India abstains from voting on UN's Myanmar resolution

Twitter remained divided over India's stance at UNGA. Many appreciated the position taken by India, while others claimed it showed lack of democratic conscience by Modi government.
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India calls UN arms ban resolution on Myanmar as 'haste course of action'

India was among the 36 countries that abstained from a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution on arms embargo on Myanmar.
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India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution on Myanmar

India has abstained on a UN General Assembly resolution on Myanmar, saying its views have not been reflected in the draft resolution and a "consultative and constructive" approach involving Myanmar's..
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Myanmar's Chin state chief minister, over 9,000 others have taken refuge in Mizoram: Official


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‘Myanmar’s Chin state CM has taken shelter in Mizoram’


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100,000 flee fighting in Myanmar border state as UN concerned at 'deteriorating' situation

100,000 flee fighting in myanmar border state as un concerned at 'deteriorating' situation
Heavy fighting has forced more than 100,000 people from their homes in Myanmar's Kayah State.
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Ex-Myanmar police officers reveal how they were told to shoot protesters - and why they defected

ex-myanmar police officers reveal how they were told to shoot protesters - and why they defected
In a safe house in Myanmar, resistance is growing.
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Myanmar shadow govt parades new armed forces


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Myanmar's deposed leader appears in court in person for first since since military coup

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Myanmar's deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has appeared in court in person for the first time since her arrest in February.
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More than 5,600 Myanmarese in Mizoram: Police


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Thousands flee homes as Myanmar junta forces sweep through town

thousands flee homes as myanmar junta forces sweep through town
Heavy fighting has forced thousands of people from their homes in Myanmar, as France called for the urgent delivery of aid.
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Cyclone Tauktae forming over Arabian sea, may hit Gujarat coast on May 18-19

The word 'Tauktae' is suggested by Myanmar, which means gecko, a lizard known for its distinctive vocalizations.
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First cyclone of 2021 'Tauktae' forming over Arabian Sea, likely to intensify around May 16: IMD

Cyclone Tauktae if reaches the Indian coast, will be India's first cyclonic storm of this year 2021. The name 'Tauktae' has been given by Myanmar.
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'Some forgot their children': Chaos at Myanmar-Thailand border as people flee airstrikes

'some forgot their children': chaos at myanmar-thailand border as people flee airstrikes
Some of the fiercest battles since February's coup have erupted in Myanmar after Karen ethnic soldiers attacked a Burmese military base.
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India approves Asean effort to resolve Myanmar crisis


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General behind Myanmar coup 'agrees violence must stop' after regional leaders summit

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Southeast Asian leaders say they have agreed a plan with the general behind Myanmar's military coup to end the crisis in the violence-hit nation - but he has not responded directly to demands he halt..
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2 ONGC employees rescued after encounter near Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland

The three employees of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) were kidnapped by suspected ULFA(I) militants from the Lakwa oilfield in Sivasagar district along Assam-Nagaland border on Wednesday.
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Myanmar junta releases over 23,000 prisoners but fate of detained protesters unknown

myanmar junta releases over 23,000 prisoners but fate of detained protesters unknown
Myanmar's junta has claimed to have pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners - but it is not known if the figure includes pro-democracy activists detained in the wake of February's coup.
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More than 80 dead after rifle grenades land on Myanmar protesters

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More than 80 people have been killed by rifle grenades in yet more violent clashes between the military and protesters in Myanmar.
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Times face-off: Should those fleeing repression in Myanmar be sent back?


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Rohingyas detained in Jammu won't be deported without following law: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Rohingya illegal migrants, detained in Jammu, will not be deported to Myanmar without following law. ​​Centre assured court that law will be scrupulously..
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Myanmar ambassador 'spends night in his car' after he was locked out of embassy

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The foreign secretary has condemned Myanmar's "bullying military regime" after the country's ambassador to London was locked out of his embassy.
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Myanmar's UK ambassador 'locked out' of London embassy after speaking out against coup

Myanmar's UK ambassador has been locked out of the country's London embassy after calling for the release of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Myanmar's best-known comedian and satirist arrested as crackdown continues

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Myanmar's most popular comedian and satirist has been arrested, as authorities continue to crack down on people they claim are inciting protests against February's military coup.
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Mizoram government yet to receive Centre's directions on Myanmar refugee crisis: Official

"As far as refugees from Myanmar are concerned, there has been no development... The Centre is yet to respond to the CM's letter," the official said, adding that the immigrants are being provided..
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