Junta trial of Myanmar's Suu Kyi to hear first testimony
The trial of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was expected to hear its first testimony Monday, more than four months after a military coup ousted her government.
Myanmar violence escalating, creating 'rights catastrophe': UN
The UN rights chief said Friday that violence was escalating across Myanmar, warning that the country had plunged into a "human rights catastrophe" since the February 1 coup.
New fighting in east Myanmar displaces around 100,000: UN
An estimated 100,000 people have been displaced by new fighting between Myanmar's military and rebel groups in the east of the coup-stricken country, the UN said Tuesday.
Trial of Myanmar's Suu Kyi to begin next Monday: lawyer
The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will begin next week, her lawyer told AFP Monday.
Myanmar shadow government says allying with rebels to 'demolish' junta
A shadow government in Myanmar seeking to reverse the February 1 coup has joined forces with a rebel group to "demolish" junta rule, it said Saturday.
Total suspends gas-linked cash payments to Myanmar army
French energy giant Total said Wednesday that Myanmar's army would no longer receive cash payments linked to a pipeline it operates through a joint venture with the military, following February's military coup.
Japan could freeze all Myanmar aid, foreign minister warns
Tokyo could freeze all aid to Myanmar, Japan's foreign minister warned in an interview published Friday, as the military junta continues to use lethal force against opponents of its coup.
UN General Assembly to consider call for Myanmar arms embargo
The UN General Assembly on Tuesday is set to consider a draft non-binding resolution calling for "an immediate suspension" of the transfer of weapons to the military junta of Myanmar, a UN official said Sunday.