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
In June that year, Daesh fighters attacked the northwestern prison, freeing Sunni Muslims inmates and forcing 583 mainly Shiite prisoners into truck, before driving them to a ravine and shooting them.
The aid is sent to alleviate the humanitarian impact on approximately 450,000 displaced people, especially women and children, affected by the eruption of the Mount Nyiragongo volcano near Goma.
Lakes state is awash with illegal guns in the hands of the civil population. Several attempts by state authorities to disarm civilians have not borne fruits, leading to casualties on both civilians and soldiers.