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Thousands Stay Home Across Myanmar in 'Silent' Strike Against Junta

Thousands of people across Myanmar are staging a “silent” strike as a continued show of opposition to the ruling military junta enters its 51st consecutive day.

Myanmar Military Junta Blames Protesters for Violence as West Imposes Sanctions

Myanmar’s military junta Tuesday accused the leaders of the ongoing nationwide protests of arson and inciting violence and sought to justify last month’s coup by repeating accusations of fraud against deposed de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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UNICEF workers have arrived at the scene of a fire at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh to assist local authorities with rescue and recovery efforts, according to a press statement Monday.

Jailed Bolivian Ex-President Anez Denied Transfer to Hospital

A Bolivian judge retracted his decision to allow for former president Jeanine Anez to be transferred from jail to a hospital so she could receive medical attention for alleged high blood pressure. The judge argued that hospital doctors can enter the...