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Public Works Minister Michel Najjar told reporters that he has signed an amendment of the decree that would formally extend Lebanon’s border.

Aung San Suu Kyi has been hit with a new criminal charge under section 25 of the natural disaster management law.

Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

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Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

Euro-Med Monitor called on the ICC to initiate investigations and not to yield to any political pressures or allow the parties involved to evade responsibility.

UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar 'civil war'

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UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar 'civil war'

The UN envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action in the Asian nation's escalating crisis.

Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

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Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

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Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

The UN said at least 38 people died in the "bloodiest" day of Myanmar's crisis.

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale ...

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Facebook bans Myanmar military accounts citing the coup

It also bans "military-linked commercial entities" from advertising on the platforms.

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Syrian activists welcome Germany's historic Syria regime torture conviction

The conviction of Eyad Al-Gharib is a historic moment for Syrian victims of torture.

UN condemns Myanmar junta after three killed in protests

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UN condemns Myanmar junta after three killed in protests

Dozens of people have been injured and hundreds detained as anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar.

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Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

Troops fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, hours before authorities again cut internet ...

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

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Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

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Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

Myanmar's ruling general ordered demonstrators against the military coup to return to work or face "effective actions".

After Myanmar's coup

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After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

Russia handed proposal for Joint Military Council in Syria

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Russia handed proposal for Joint Military Council in Syria

A Joint Military Council has been proposed to Russia by opposition figures, while a Syrian journalist and political scientist has suggested ...

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What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Hosni Mubarak reigned as Egypt’s fourth president for almost 30 years but his downfall seemed imminent one decade earlier as people's rage and frustration in the country grew.

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Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens internet crackdown

The army is being criticised by human rights activists as the military coup is denounced by civilians who have taken to protesting.

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Myanmar restricts Twitter as outrage over coup grows

Myanmar has restricted Twitter in an effort to stifle dissent days after the military coup.

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Myanmar military widens dragnet as scores protest at university

Several hundred teachers and students protested at a Myanmar university Friday as the military widened a dragnet against officials ousted in a ...

Biden demands Myanmar military 'relinquish power'

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Biden demands Myanmar military 'relinquish power'

US President Joe Biden called on Myanmar's generals to "relinquish power" following the military coup that ousted the elected civilian ...

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Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

Some medical teams posted pictures on social media wearing red ribbons -- NLD's colours -- and raising a three-finger salute in support for ...

US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

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US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

The United States has called the military takeover and subsequent detainment of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar a 'coup'.

Myanmar lawmakers say they're under house arrest after coup

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Myanmar lawmakers say they're under house arrest after coup

Hundreds of lawmakers have been barricaded in their government housing complex in Myanmar's capital, a day after the military seized power in a ...

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