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Myanmar military seizes control in coup

Control of Myanmar has been forcibly taken by the country’s military in a successful coup on Monday. Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s leader since 2016, has been detained along with other government officials. Myanmar began to form a democratic government system in 2011. Prior to this, the country had been military-controlled since 1962, having…

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5 Underrated Countries in Asia

Asia is a traveller’s paradise. It is diverse, beautiful, and culturally fascinating, which is no secret. The perception of Asia, however, is dominated by certain countries. Thailand is the first country to spring to mind when talking about backpacking, China has one of the most famous histories in the world and the culture of Japan…

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Ethnic cleansing allegations mount in Myanmar

A refugee crisis is underway in Myanmar, as hundreds of thousands of the Rohingya people flee violence at the hands of the government security forces. The Myanmar military has torched villages of the minority Muslim population, and Amnesty International has accused the  government of an ìorchestrated campaign of systematic burnings.î Reports have also emerged that…

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