Demonstrators present roses to police in Yangon, Myanmar last month. Photograph: The New York Times

Ma Kyal Sin loved taekwondo, spicy food and a good red lipstick. She adopted the English name Angel, and her father hugged her goodbye when she went o(...)

epa09012446 Soldiers in armoured vehicles drive along the street outside Sule Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, 14 February 2021. Protests against the military coup continued across the country despite orders banning mass gatherings and reports of police arresting anti-coup protesters in night-time raids. Myanmar's military junta on 13 February ordered the arrest of several prominent anti-coup activists while suspending privacy laws that restricted police from detaining suspects or searching private property without court warrants.  EPA/MAUNG NYAN

Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters at a power plant on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new ar(...)

 Myanmar migrants hold up portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration outside the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok on Monday. Photograph:  Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images

Even as warning signs of a military putsch to topple Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government multiplied in recent days, some of the diplomats and analy(...)

The gathering of Myanmar’s MPs in its capital Naypyitaw for the first session of the new parliament is an important and welcome milestone in the count(...)

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for the opening of the new parliament in Naypyitaw. Lawmakers  will form Myanmar’s ruling party, with enough seats to choose the first democratically elected government since the military took power in 1962. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

After an historic day yesterday when pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi entered Myanmar’s parliament, the southeast Asian nation focused on ap(...)

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi after attending the first day of a new parliament session in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Monday. Photograph: Hein Htet/EPA

Wearing flowers in her hair and looking poised and calm, Aung San Suu Kyi took her seat in the front row of Myanmar’s parliament after more than 50 ye(...)

National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves after the last day of the parliament’s lower house regular session. Photograph: Ye Aung/AFP/Getty Images

Myanmar will form its first democratically elected government since the military junta took power in 1962 when opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi over(...)

A  shop selling  calendars with the images of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. People in Rangoon did not foresee that her party would win by  such a huge and decisive majority. Photograph: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

The immense change in Burma (Myanmar) over the past decade is evident to the repeat visitor before they even step off the plane in Rangoon (Yangon). T(...)

Fans with portraits of Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for sale outside the National League for Democracy  party headquarters in Rangoon on Wednesday. Photograph: Romeo GacadAFP/Getty Images

Burma’s president Thein Sein congratulated democratic champion Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, as her party appeared to have trounced the ruling camp i(...)

A woman holds a newspaper featuring a photograph of opposition leader  Aung San Suu Kyi, at a stall in Yangon, Burma.   Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi made it clear on Tuesday that she was ready to defy any attempt by the country’s military to clip her wings, as fresh results(...)

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