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Fighting erupts in eastern Myanmar near Thai border

There has been heavy fighting at the Myanmar army outpost opposite Mae Sam Laep,” a provincial official from the northwestern Thai town of Mae Hong Son told the Reuters news agency. early on Tuesday “Our security officials are assessing the situation but so far there has been no report of impact on the Thai side.”

Myanmar junta accuses Suu Kyi of taking bribes as eight killed in anti-coup protests

The army has justified the takeover by saying that a November election, overwhelmingly won by Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, was marred by fraud - an assertion rejected by the electoral commission

Official from Suu Kyi’s party dies in custody in Myanmar

According to his deputy chairman, pictures from the military hospital where he died showed he had a wound on the back of the head and bruises on his back.

Diplomatic revolt against Myanmar’s junta deepens amid brutal crackdown

Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party won the election in a landslide but the military has refused to accept the result citing fraud. The election commission said the vote was fair.

Myanmar protest gets bloody, police kills two, many injured

“The crowd listened and made way for the police and water cannon truck. While the crowd was making way for those cars, the water cannon truck stopped and blocked the way. Then another water cannon truck came from 35th Street and, without warning, it started to attack the protesters,” she said. Soon after, police “started beating people”.

Myanmar army takes power in coup as Aung San Suu Kyi detained

Aung San Suu Kyi spent nearly 15 years in detention as part of a decades-long struggle against military rule, before leading the NLD to a sweeping victory in Myanmar’s first openly contested election in 2015. Though her international reputation has been severely undermined by her treatment of the Rohingya people, and her decision to defend Myanmar against allegations of genocide, she is revered by many in the Bamar majority as the mother of the nation.

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Foreigner who ‘sells’ guns to bandits arrested in Zamfara

Four other suspects were also paraded for their alleged involvement in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms.

Always feel free to ask Nigeria for help, Buhari tells Chadian President

President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said, “We are bound together by culture and geography, and we will help in all ways we can.”

Nigeria experienced decline in remittance inflow by 28% in 2020 ― World Bank

“The decline in flows to Sub-Saharan Africa was almost entirely due to a 28 per cent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria.

National grid restored after system collapse – TCN

Power was restored to the transmission stations a day after TCN announced that the nation’s electricity grid had suffered a system collapse, leading to a power outage in various parts of the country.