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US orders diplomats out of Myanmar as violence spirals

Around 3,000 people fled through the jungle to seek safety across the border in Thailand after the weekend strikes

31 Mar 2021 11:15 AM

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes

The Security Council is likely to hold closed consultations on the escalating situation in Myanmar, UN diplomats said Sunday

29 Mar 2021 11:35 AM

Suspected suicide bombing at Indonesian church wounds 14 people

The congregation had been inside the church on the island of Sulawesi at the time of the explosion, police said, just as the mass was ending

28 Mar 2021 2:19 PM

I was jailed for Bangladesh: Prime Minister Modi

The high-profile visit of PM Modi began on a stormy note, with four supporters of hardline Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam being shot dead

27 Mar 2021 9:15 AM

PM Modi arrives in Bangladesh on his first foreign trip since COVID-19 outbreak

Modi is visiting Bangladesh on his first trip to a foreign country since the outbreak of the coronavirus

26 Mar 2021 12:36 PM

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Myanmar protesters defy curfew; media outlets ordered shut

Large-scale protests have occurred daily in many cities and towns since Myanmar's military seized power

09 Mar 2021 12:16 PM

China hikes defence budget to USD 209 billion, 6.8 per cent increase

China's annual defence budget maintains a single-digit growth for a sixth consecutive year, state-run Xinhua news agency reported

05 Mar 2021 12:14 PM

UN: 38 died on deadliest day yet for Myanmar coup opposition

The increasingly deadly violence could galvanise the international community, which has responded fitfully so far

04 Mar 2021 10:41 AM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to face court after deadly crackdown

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets regularly over the past month to oppose the coup

01 Mar 2021 11:31 AM

Facebook bans Myanmar military accounts citing the coup

The move, which takes effect immediately, applies to the military and entities controlled by the armed forces on both Facebook and Instagram

25 Feb 2021 11:31 AM

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Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'

During the Singapore summit, Trump gave Kim a glimpse inside his presidential state car in a show of their newly friendly rapport

22 Feb 2021 11:15 AM

China urges US to lift trade restrictions, stop interference

China faces more opposition than ever in Washington due to its trade record, territorial disputes with neighbours

22 Feb 2021 10:54 AM

15 Chinese biggies among portfolio investors

People's Bank Of China is also registered as a category 1 FPI

22 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

India gifts another 1 lakh COVID-19 vaccines to Maldives

This takes the overall gift of Covid vaccine doses for the Maldives to two lakh from India since New Delhi had gifted one lakh doses earlier

21 Feb 2021 4:35 AM

China admits 5 military officers, soldiers killed in Galwan clash with Indian Army

This is the first time China has acknowledged casualties and details of these officers and soldiers' sacrifice

19 Feb 2021 10:34 AM

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EXPLAINER: What's up between Google, Facebook and Australia?

Google has announced agreements to pay publishers in Australia while Facebook said it blocked users in the country from viewing or sharing

18 Feb 2021 10:55 PM

China says disengagement of Chinese, Indian troops in eastern Ladakh going on smoothly

After nine months of border standoff in eastern Ladakh, the two armies reached an agreement on disengagement

18 Feb 2021 9:26 PM

Myanmar military promises new election; Suu Kyi faces additional charge

Suu Kyi, 75, spent nearly 15 years under house arrest for her efforts to end military rule

18 Feb 2021 12:16 AM

Thousands rally in Myanmar's Yangon despite military build up

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews said he feared the situation was spiralling out of control

17 Feb 2021 11:57 AM

Myanmar anti-coup protesters keep pressure on junta

They accuse Beijing of propping up the military regime and applaud Washington's actions sanctioning the military

14 Feb 2021 6:34 PM

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