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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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Myanmar unrest: Ethnic groups unite in fight against army, join unity govt [Video]

Myanmar unrest: Ethnic groups unite in fight against army, join unity govt

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GPS Web Extra: Clarissa Ward on Aung San Suu Kyi [Video]

GPS Web Extra: Clarissa Ward on Aung San Suu Kyi

CNN’s Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward tells Fareed how Aung San Suu Kyi is still a symbol of defiance against Myanmar’s military coup.

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GPS Web Extra: What is happening to Myanmar's protesters? [Video]

GPS Web Extra: What is happening to Myanmar's protesters?

CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward tells Fareed about the fate of the protesters who dared to speak to her in Myanamar.

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Myanmar's junta releases thousands of prisoners from jail [Video]

Myanmar's junta releases thousands of prisoners from jail

Myanmar's junta has announced it pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional Thingyan New Year holiday.

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Opponents of Myanmar coup announce unity government [Video]

Opponents of Myanmar coup announce unity government

Win Myint designated as president, deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi named as state counsellor.

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Myanmar's ousted MPs form shadow government [Video]

Myanmar's ousted MPs form shadow government

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Ousted Myanmar ambassador faces possible eviction from London residence [Video]

Ousted Myanmar ambassador faces possible eviction from London residence

The ousted Myanmar ambassador to the UK said he had an invalid passport and needed “papers” as he faces possible eviction from his London residence.Speaking from behind the padlocked gates of his..

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Opponents of Myanmar's junta set up national unity government [Video]

Opponents of Myanmar's junta set up national unity government

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:18Published
Myanmar protesters remember those killed [Video]

Myanmar protesters remember those killed

Protesters in Myanmar gathered Thursday in Yangon to remember those who have lost their lives after the military's government takeover in February.

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Myanmar coup: Protests cancel New Year events [Video]

Myanmar coup: Protests cancel New Year events

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar canceled traditional new year festivities on Tuesday and instead showed their anger with the generals who seized power through low-key displays of defiance and..

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Secret newsletter keeping communities informed in Myanmar [Video]

Secret newsletter keeping communities informed in Myanmar

Young people in Myanmar are fighting the military junta's information suppression and internet shutdown by producing an underground printed newsletter.

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UN fears Myanmar heading towards ‘full-blown conflict’ as junta strengthens crackdown [Video]

UN fears Myanmar heading towards ‘full-blown conflict’ as junta strengthens crackdown

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Myanmar economic capital ‘Yangon has become a warzone’, exiled student activist says [Video]

Myanmar economic capital ‘Yangon has become a warzone’, exiled student activist says

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Myanmar's post-coup civilian death toll climbs past 700 [Video]

Myanmar's post-coup civilian death toll climbs past 700

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Myanmar unrest: Aung San Suu Kyi set to make fresh court appearance [Video]

Myanmar unrest: Aung San Suu Kyi set to make fresh court appearance

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Clarissa Ward takes you behind the scenes in Myanmar [Video]

Clarissa Ward takes you behind the scenes in Myanmar

CNN’s Clarissa Ward discusses her experience reporting from inside Myanmar.

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10 Myanmar police killed in attack by ethnic armies: Reports [Video]

10 Myanmar police killed in attack by ethnic armies: Reports

Fighters from an alliance of rebel groups reportedly attack a police station in a new escalation after the military coup.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published
Myanmar junta says protests against its rule are 'dwindling' [Video]

Myanmar junta says protests against its rule are 'dwindling'

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Myanmar’s envoy to UK ‘locked out of London embassy’ [Video]

Myanmar’s envoy to UK ‘locked out of London embassy’

Kyaw Zwar Minn barred access to London embassy as violence continues in his country with more than 600 dead.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:18Published
Protests outside Myanmar embassy in London following 'coup' [Video]

Protests outside Myanmar embassy in London following 'coup'

CNN’s Cyril Vanier reports from outside Myanmar’s embassy to the UK as the ambassador remains locked out of the building. A source said that Myanmar’s military attaché in London had taken..

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Kyaw Zwar Minn: Myanmar's military coup has reached streets of London [Video]

Kyaw Zwar Minn: Myanmar's military coup has reached streets of London

Myanmar diplomat Kyaw Zwar Minn said the country’s military coup has reached the streets of London after he was barred from entering his embassy.The junta has terminated his position as ambassador..

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Mizoram government yet to receive Centre's directions on Myanmar refugee crisis: Official

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Manipur govt asks DCs to 'politely turn away' Myanmar refugees, takes back order

The Manipur government issued a circular to the Deputy Commissioners of districts bordering Myanmar not to open camps to provide food and shelter to refugees fleeing the neighbouring country after the..
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Myanmar activists have launched a "garbage strike" to oppose military rule as the number of pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces rose to 500.
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Manipur government withdraws 'no food, no shelter for Myanmar refugees' order after severe criticism

Manipur government has withdrawn its controversial order to local authorities directing them to politely turn away those seeking refuge in the state.
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