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Myanmar army ruler takes prime minister’s role, pledges elections

YANGON: Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing has taken on the role of prime minister in a newly formed caretaker government, state media reported, six months after the army seized power from a civilian government. In a speech on Sunday,

Myanmar junta set to start trial of Suu Kyi since coup

YANGON: The trial of Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was set to start on Monday, as the junta that overthrew her elected government rejected criticism by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights over its use of deadly

Myanmar military raids Suu Kyi’s party offices, UN slams violence

YANGON: Myanmar’s military raided the Yangon headquarters of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party late on Tuesday, as the United States joined the UN in “strongly” condemning violence against protesters demanding a return to democracy. The latest assault on

Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide claims at UN court

THE HAGUE: Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has defended Myanmar’s government against accusations of genocide at the international court of justice, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims. Addressing a bench of 17