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Myanmar courts Russia, but raises tensions with Bangladesh

Naypyidaw: Myanmar may be another nation wanting to de-dollarise its economy.

Myanmar: Guterres strongly condemns army attacks which left 11 children dead

New York: The UN chief on Tuesday strongly condemned attacks by Government troops in Myanmar on a northern rebel stronghold which targeted a school, leaving at least 13 dead, including 11 children.

Myanmar: ‘Meaningful action’ needed to stop the slaughter

New York: Marking the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, the independent UN expert monitoring the country implored States on Tuesday to take more robust action, reiterating his call for an arms embargo to stop the killing of innocent people.

Myanmar: Rights expert welcomes fresh sanctions against junta, urges other nations ‘step up’

New York: The announcement this week of new coordinated sanctions against Myanmar’s military rulers by a handful of Western governments has been welcomed by the UN independent expert monitoring the human rights situation in the country.

Myanmar: Top UN officials condemn military’s ‘shameful, cowardly’ attacks on peaceful protesters

New York: Two senior UN officials denounced on Sunday, “systematic” attacks on peaceful demonstrators in Myanmar and flagged that the international community has a responsibility to protect the people from atrocities. 

Myanmar: UN expert calls for emergency summit, warns conditions ‘likely to get much worse'

New York: The independent UN Special Rapporteur investigating human rights in Myanmar has called on the international community to hold an “emergency” summit of all stakeholders, including the parliamentarians who were democratically elected prior to February’s military coup.

UN envoy continues efforts to access Myanmar, amidst increasingly brutal crackdown

New York: The UN Special Envoy for Myanmar continues her work towards engaging with officials in the country nearly two months after the military coup, the global Organization said on Thursday.

Myanmar's military Junta recalls 100 diplomats from embassies in 19 nations: Reports

Bangkok/Sputnik: Myanmar's military authorities have recalled at least 100 diplomats from its missions in 19 countries in the wake of a controversial speech by the Asian country's envoy to the United Nations, U Kyaw Moe Tun, during the recent General Assembly session, the Irrawaddy news portal reported on Monday, citing leaked documents.

Myanmar military releases most of detained regional officials: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Myanmar military released on Tuesday the majority of regional chief ministers and ruling party lawmakers detained in a recent coup, a senior military official told Xinhua news agency.

Arrests, military control ‘a serious blow’ to democratic reforms in Myanmar: UN chief

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General has strongly condemned the detention of Myanmar’s top political leaders and government officials, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, by the country’s military.