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Myanmar military claims protests dwindling as deaths surpass 600-mark

Myanmar military claimed protests against the ruling junta was dwindling since people wanted peace, and that it would hold elections within two years, the first timeframe it has given for a return to democracy since its February 1 coup. Troops fired rifle grenades at anti-coup protesters on Friday in the town of Bago, near the […]

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Bloodiest Day: Myanmar military kill at least 114 anti-coup protesters

The military junta in Myanmar killed at least 114 people on Saturday, the bloodiest day since the military coup on February 1. Children were among those killed according to news reports and witnesses, in a crackdown that drew renewed criticism from Western countries and was denounced by the U.S. envoy as “horrifying”. “We salute our […]