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Myanmar Protesters Throw Red Paint in the Streets as Death Toll Mounts

Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar sloshed red paint in the streets on Wednesday to symbolise the blood spilled and more than 700 lives lost in a brutal military crackdown.

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Myanmar's UN Envoy Urges Action against Junta as Bloodshed Continues

Myanmar's own ambassador to the United Nations has urged "strong action" against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military's latest crackdown.

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Rebel Group Says More than 12,000 Displaced by Myanmar Junta Air Strikes

A rebel group has accused Myanmar's military of deploying "excessive force", saying on Saturday that continuous air strikes have displaced more than 12,000 unarmed civilians, including children. 

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U.S. Orders Diplomats Out of Myanmar as Violence Spirals

The United States on Wednesday ordered the departure of non-essential diplomats from Myanmar, amid growing violence following the military coup to oust civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Myanmar Crackdown Death Toll Passes 500

The death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters has passed 500, as armed rebel groups on Tuesday threatened the junta with retaliation if the bloodshed does not stop.

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Myanmar Bloodshed 'Absolutely Outrageous', Biden Says after Deadliest Day

US President Joe Biden has led global condemnation of an "absolutely outrageous" crackdown by Myanmar's junta that left more than 100 people -- including several children -- dead in the bloodiest day since the coup two months ago.

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Dozens Killed in One of Deadliest Days since Myanmar Coup

As Myanmar's military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country's capital, soldiers and police elsewhere reportedly killed dozens of people as they suppressed protests against last month's coup.

A count issued by an independent researcher in Yangon who has been compiling near-real time death tolls put the total killed by late Saturday afternoon at 74, spread over more than two dozen cities and towns. That would make it equal to the deadliest day since the coup.

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Firebomb Attack at Suu Kyi's Party Headquarters in Myanmar

A fire from a hurled Molotov cocktail broke out early Friday at the party headquarters of deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's largest city, a party official said.

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Myanmar Frees 600 Protesters Detained at Anti-coup Rallies

UPDATES with prisoners released, Suu Kyi hearing adjourned, ADDS details of silent strike protests

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Myanmar Junta Defends Crackdown, Vows to Stop 'Anarchy'

Myanmar's junta on Tuesday defended its seven-week crackdown that has left more than 260 democracy protesters dead, insisting it would not tolerate "anarchy".

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