Western countries have condemned the coup and called for an end to the violence and for the release of Suu Kyi and others. Asian neighbours have offered to help find a solution to the crisis.
The announcement brought forward the date that tourists from countries including the US, Canada, Britain and much of Europe can visit from the previously announced date of October.
President Vladimir Putin put Russia's nuclear deterrent on high alert on Sunday in the face of a barrage of Western-led reprisals for his war on Ukraine, which said it had repelled Russian ground forces' attempts to capture urban centres.
Ben Stokes will captain an entirely new England squad featuring nine uncapped players for a one-day international series at home to Pakistan, after the existing group was forced to self-isolate because of a coronavirus outbreak within
Stand-in captain Ben Stokes has urged England’s new one-day squad to “enjoy” their unexpected chance against Pakistan and play with “a smile on our face”. England’s original plans for a three-match one-day international series
Sweden left Kulusevski, who plays his club football for Juventus, in Stockholm when they travelled to Gothenburg for the final part of their build-up to the tournament. “This morning, Dejan Kulusevski informed the medical team that he had cold symptoms. Dejan was tested immediately
Afghanistan's Taliban leaders met with UK officials for the first time since taking power, a move the group hopes will pave the way for the country to refill cash-starved coffers as it teeters on the brink of economic collapse.