Workers in the back of a vehicle on way to factories in Hlaing Tharyar, Yangon, Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Military and police have used increasingly violent tactics to suppress demonstrations by supporters of detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi but that has not put off the protests, with crowds out again in several towns.
A court in Myanmar sentenced five satirical performers to a year in jail with hard labour on Wednesday for shows that criticized the army’s role in politics.
Football-obsessed Myanmar teen Kaung Khant Lin roots for Manchester United, worships star Lionel Messi and was honoured as the best player in a recent tournament
Major General Mohammed Suhail Al Rashidi, Director of the Criminal Security Sector, stressed the Abu Dhabi Police's interest in following an integrated strategy to pursue and apprehend drug traffickers, no matter how they try or invent different methods and misleading methods to promote their lost criminal trade.
Investors voted against Egon Durban, the co-head of private equity firm Silver Lake, who partnered with Tesla CEO Musk on his abandoned bid to take the electric carmaker private.
Russia has poured thousands of troops into the region, attacking from three sides in an attempt to encircle Ukrainian forces holding out in the city of Sievierodonetsk and its twin, Lysychansk.