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Myanmar Coup | Women And Children Killed, Bodies Burnt In Christmas Eve Massacre

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The purported photos of the aftermath of the Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Mo So village, just outside Hpruso township went viral on social media fueling outrage against the military that took power in Myanmar in February.

RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

Dec 16, 2021 Deutsche Welle

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits' when it comes to jailing journalists in 2021.


Myanmar: Public's Cries For Gas Sanctions Grows Thunderous To Stop Military Funding

Myanmar: The United Nations' top expert on human rights in the country said millions of people across the country are imposing personal sanctions by withholding taxes, refusing to pay power bills and boycotting products linked to the military.

Cambodia's Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn Set To Be ASEAN Envoy To Myanmar

Dec 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen said while speaking at the inauguration of a new hotel in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, that ASEAN or Cambodia should at least be allowed to try solving Myanmar's problems.


US Summit On Democracy As World Registers ‘Democratic Recession’

US Summit on democracy will also witness participation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The question is how can the US push for democracy, when strategic interests of the nations is a difficult proposition.

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09 December, 2021

Committee To Protect Journalists: Record Journalists Jailed In 2021

Deutsche Welle

Committee To Protect Journalists(CPJ)said 293 journalists have been jailed across the world in 2021 for their work, with China emerging out as 'worst offender' in 2021.


26 November, 2021

RIC Meeting: India, China, Russia Reminds Afghanistan To Create Inclusive Government

Seema Guha

The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.


26 November, 2021

Earthquake Of 6.1 Magnitude Hits Myanmar Near India Border

Associated Press (AP)

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.8 km (20.4 miles) near Hakha city, the capital of Chin state, sending tremors that spread across the border to towns and cities in India and Bangladesh


12 November, 2021

Detained US Journalist Danny Fenster Gets 11 Years In Prison In Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

US journalist Danny Fenster has been sentenced to 11 years imprisonment by a Myanmar court for allegedly spreading inflammatory information.


10 November, 2021

Myanmar Charges Jailed US Journalist Danny Fenster With Terrorism

Deutsche Welle

The new charges levied by Myanmar’s military junta mean that Danny Fenster, who has been detained since May, could now face a life sentence.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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