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Myanmar: Country in Southeast Asia
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is the largest country in Mainland Southeast Asia, and has a population of about 54 million as of 2017. 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. The country's capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon).

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Myanmar army helicopters fire on school, killing 13 including 7 kids | Oneindia News*International [Video]

Myanmar army helicopters fire on school, killing 13 including 7 kids | Oneindia News*International

On Monday, a school administrator said that government helicopters attacked a school and village in Myanmar, killing at least 13 people including seven children. #Myanmar #HelicopterAttack..

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China reports first imported Monkeypox case in the mainland | Oneindia News*International [Video]

China reports first imported Monkeypox case in the mainland | Oneindia News*International

China reports its first case of monkeypox infection, patient showed symptoms in quarantine; Kyiv claims most bodies at mass burial site have signs of violent death; Prince William and Harry to hold..

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Eastern Ukraine faces blackout, Kyiv blames Russia | Oneindia News *International [Video]

Eastern Ukraine faces blackout, Kyiv blames Russia | Oneindia News *International

Eastern Ukraine faces blackout, Kyiv blames Russia; US imposes new sanctions on Iran over Albanian cyberattack; Myanmar’s Min Aung Hlaing meets Putin for first time since coup; ‘Overnight’ queues..

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Rohingya people live in a never-ending Limbo in Bangladesh | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Rohingya people live in a never-ending Limbo in Bangladesh | Oneindia News *News

Five years after fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya people are still living in Bangladeshi camps. While the memory of persecution is still strong, they say they want a safe way back to their..

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Monsoon floods hit Myanmar commercial hub Yangon [Video]

Monsoon floods hit Myanmar commercial hub Yangon

Vehicles and commuters struggle to make their way through flooded streets in Myanmar's Yangon.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Deposed Leader Suu Kyi Convicted by Myanmar Court in Corruption Cases [Video]

Deposed Leader Suu Kyi Convicted by Myanmar Court in Corruption Cases

Deposed Leader Suu Kyi , Convicted by Myanmar Court, in Corruption Cases. Al Jazeera reports that deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces six additional years to her prison sentence after being..

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Har Ghar Tiranga: Nagaland CM urges people to hoist National Flag | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Har Ghar Tiranga: Nagaland CM urges people to hoist National Flag | Oneindia News *News

Nagaland CM urges people to hoist National Flag under Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign; Parliamentary democracy under threat in BJP regime, says Manik Sarkar; Heroin worth Rs 20 crore smuggled from Myanmar..

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