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January 19, 2022
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Blinken says US weighing new sanctions on Myanmar

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Biden administration is weighing tough new sanctions on Myanmar to pressure the country’s military leaders to restore a democratic path interrupted by a February coup. Blinken said the situation in Myanmar in the 10 months since the coup had “gotten worse” with mass […]
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Myanmar troops burn alive 11 in retaliation attack

BANGKOK — Myanmar government troops raided a small northwestern village, rounding up civilians, binding their hands and then burning them alive in apparent retaliation for an attack on a military convoy, according to witnesses and other reports. A video of the aftermath of Tuesday’s attack showed the charred bodies of 11 victims, some believed to […]