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Thousands flee air strikes, shelling as fighting erupts in Myanmar

Myanmar’s military deployed ground troops and launched air and artillery strikes against rebel forces in the country’s east, witnesses, local media and an aid...

Ex-Myanmar president says army tried to force him to cede power hours before coup

Myanmar's deposed president testified on Tuesday that the military tried to force him to relinquish power hours before its February 1 coup, warning him...

Myanmar air strikes reported in battle, internet cut in more areas

Myanmar's military launched air strikes at the weekend after clashes with fighters opposed to the junta in the Sagaing region, according to media and...

Japan warns citizens of possible attack in Southeast Asia, puzzling nations

Japan’s Foreign Ministry urged its citizens on Monday to stay away from religious facilities and crowds in six Southeast Asian nations, warning of a...

Deadly unrest reported in Myanmar after opposition urges ‘defensive war’

At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between militias and Myanmar's ruling military, a witness and local media said on Friday, September...

Myanmar shadow government calls for revolt against military rule

Myanmar's shadow government, formed by opponents of military rule, called for a revolt against the junta on Tuesday, September 7, setting out a strategy...