In the most violent day since demonstrations broke out against last month's military coup in Myanmar, thirty-eight people were killed as police and soldiers opened fire with live rounds in several towns and cities
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Angel, 19, wore a T-shirt that read 'Everything will be OK' as she joined anti-coup protesters in Myanmar. She was killed by a shot to the head as she fought for a tentative democracy in which she had proudly voted for the first time last year. Read more:
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The chief minister said -- 'China se hum bhagte hain'. It is an insult to our soldiers. Our soldiers faced the Chinese at -30°C temperature, laid down their lives & chased away the Chinese. I condemn his statement: Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis
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The US government is “alarmed” by Myanmar security forces’ violence against “peaceful protesters." It "stands in solidarity with the people of Burma, who continue to bravely voice their aspirations for democracy, rule of law & respect for human rights.”
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