Articles about Aung San Suu Kyi
18 Feb 2021
Possibility of bloodshed as Myanmar troops reportedly moving to cities
UN independent investigator on Myanmar said on Wednesday that hardened troops are being deployed from a number of border areas in northern Rakhine to some cities, raising the possibility of bloodshed and a tragic loss of life.
16 Feb 2021
Myanmar Police files new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar Police filed a new charge against leader Aung San Suu Kyi, her lawyer said on Tuesday, which may allow her to be held indefinitely without trial.
09 Feb 2021
US demands full restoration of democratically elected government in Myanmar
The United States has demanded the immediate and full restoration of the democratically elected government in Myanmar and said that America stands with the elected representatives of the Asian nation.
06 Feb 2021
Myanmar junta shuts Twitter and Instagram to curb protests
Military authorities in-charge of Myanmar broadened a ban on social media following this week's coup and ordered communications operators and internet service providers to shut Twitter and Instagram, as residents in the biggest city again banged pots and plastic bottles to show their opposition to the army takeover.
03 Feb 2021
Myanmar people honk horns, bang on pots to protest coup
Scores of people in Myanmar's largest city honked car horns and banged on pots and pans on Tuesday in the first known public resistance to the coup, led a day earlier by the country's military.
01 Feb 2021
Myanmar military promises election in a year
Myanmar's military has announced it will hold a new election at the end of a one-year state of emergency it declared on Monday when it seized control of the country and reportedly detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
01 Feb 2021
Myanmar leader Suu Kyi, others detained; Army takes control
The military took control over Myanmar on Monday, soon after it detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of the governing party, the National League for Democracy (NLD).
20 Jan 2020
Facebook translates Xi Jinping's name to 'Mr Shithole'; apologizes later
Facebook is drawing flak for translating the name of China's President Xi Jinping to 'Mr Shithole'.
04 Dec 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Myanmar from December 10-14
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Myanmar from December 10 to 14 during which he will hold talks with his counterpart U Win Myint and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, an official statement said today.
13 Nov 2018
Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honor
Amnesty International yesterday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the country's military against Rohingya Muslims.
24 Sep 2018
#RohingyaCrisis: UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar army-chief
Myanmar army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country, a week after a UN probe suggested that he be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya minority.
13 Sep 2018
Myanmar: Journalists' sentence garners criticism, but Suu Kyi defends decision
Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.
03 Sep 2018
Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years
On Monday, a Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years of prison for illegal possession of state secrets. Their trial lasted for 8 months.
12 May 2018
Myanmar:19 dead in fighting between army, rebels in Shan
At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between Myanmar's military and an ethnic armed group today in northern Shan State, the most deadly flare-up in recent years as fighting in the borderlands intensifies.
26 Jan 2018
India celebrates 69th Republic Day
Today, India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. The parade this time is historic: there are 10 chief guests, the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations.
27 Nov 2017
Why Pope Francis faces a tricky trip to Myanmar
Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar at a time when the country faces widespread allegations of ethnic cleansing.
17 Nov 2017
Report: Myanmar military committed mass rapes of Rohingya women
A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has accused the Myanmar military of gang-raping several women and girls belonging to the Rohingya Muslim community.
14 Nov 2017
Musician Bob Geldof returns award in protest over Suu Kyi
Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof said he's returning his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest against fellow award holder and Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
02 Nov 2017
Forbes names Chanda Kochhar the most powerful woman in India
At number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of the world's 100 most powerful women, ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been named the most influential woman in India.
01 Oct 2017
Rohingya crisis: Oxford college removes portrait of Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Amid the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, the Oxford University college where the country's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi studied has taken down her portrait from public display.
22 Sep 2017
Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi's speech draws international condemnation
Amid rampant violence against Rohingyas in the Rakhine state, Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is under increasing international pressure to act.
20 Sep 2017
India should give shelter to Rohingya refugees, says Taslima Nasreen
Popular Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen believes India should participate proactively in the ongoing Rohingya crisis by providing a home to the refugees who're fleeing Myanmar.
19 Sep 2017
Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi says Myanmar doesn't fear "international scrutiny"
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said her country doesn't fear "international scrutiny" over how it's handling the Rohingya crisis.
14 Sep 2017
Myanmar's Suu Kyi skipping UN General Assembly amid Rohingya outrage
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing widespread international criticism over the Rohingya crisis, will be missing next week's UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.
11 Sep 2017
UN: Violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar 'seems like ethnic cleansing'
The UN human rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein said Myanmar's security operation against the Rohingya "seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing"
08 Sep 2017
Rohingya crisis: India refuses to endorse international declaration against Myanmar
Standing with Myanmar on the Rohingya crisis, India refused to sign the Bali Declaration on meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in Indonesia.
06 Sep 2017
Modi backs Myanmar on Rohingya issue, praises Suu Kyi's leadership
Indian PM Narendra Modi praised Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's leadership in a joint statement during his visit to Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw.
06 Sep 2017
Modi meets Myanmar's president, discuss steps to deepen "historical relationship"
PM Narendra Modi discussed steps to deepen the "historical relationship" between India and Myanmar when he called on President Htin Kyaw during his maiden bilateral visit to the country.
05 Sep 2017
Modi to discuss Rohingyas, infrastructure, trade, security during Myanmar trip
Indian PM Narendra Modi is visiting Myanmar where he will be meeting President Htin Kyaw and leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
26 Aug 2017
Clashes between Rohingyas and security forces kill 89 in Myanmar
At least 77 Rohingya Muslims and 12 members of Myanmar's security forces were killed in the country's restive Rakhine state after a rebel group attacked police posts and an army base.