Gen Min Aung Hlaing says he will lead the country under the nation’s state of emergency until elections are held in two years’ time. File photograph: Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool/AP

Myanmar’s military leader has declared himself prime minister and said he will lead the country under the nation’s state of emergency until elections (...)

Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing  has pledged to hold fresh elections in two years and cooperate with Southeast Asian nations on finding a political solution for his country. File:Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Sunday again promised new multi-party elections and said his government is ready to work with any special(...)

Soldiers guard a street in Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: The New York Times

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election res(...)

A protester holds up a poster featuring Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration in Yangon in February against the military coup in Myanmar. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial on Monday, appearing unwell as the first witnesses took the stand in cases against her of illeg(...)

Anti-coup protesters flash three-fingered symbol of resistance as they gather to pray for those who died during a protest against the military in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. Photograph: AP

Demonstrators in Myanmar held protests demanding the restoration of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government on Monday and called for more co-ordinated nationwid(...)

 HMS Vengeance: one of four nuclear-powered submarines in the British navy. Photograph:  Andrew Linnett/MoD Crown Copyright via Getty Images

The drumbeat ahead of Tuesday’s publication of Britain’s foreign policy paper signalled a new, assertive stance, pivoting to the Indo-Pacific in a cha(...)

Protesters run away from tear gas launched by security forces during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar, Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021. Photograph: AP Photo

Some of Myanmar’s neighbours pressed its ruling junta on Tuesday to release ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and cease using lethal force against oppon(...)

Pro-military supporters hurl stones at residents near the central railway station in Yangon on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

Supporters of Myanmar’s military, some armed with knives and clubs, others firing catapults and throwing stones, attacked opponents of the February 1(...)

Myanmar nationals in Japan hold up portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi and shout slogans during a protest held in front of the United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA.

The United Nations led condemnation of Myanmar’s military on Monday after it seized power, calling for the release of elected leaders, including Nobel(...)

Aung San Suu Kyi led the democracy struggle despite years under house arrest and and won a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts. File photograph: Getty

Western leaders condemned the coup by Myanmar’s military against Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government and hundreds of thousands of he(...)

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