G7 foreign ministers meet in London with Myanmar on the agenda
05 May 2021 | 11:00 am
The military coup in Myanmar is under the microscope as the G7 representatives meet for their first face-to-face talks in more than two years. The group will also discuss the recent actions of Russia and China.
Secret plans for the detailed course of events after the death of Queen Elizabeth II have been ready for a long time — codenamed Operation London Bridge.
Security preparations and road diversions were underway in London on Wednesday ahead of a procession that will see Queen Elizabeth's coffin taken from Buckingham Palace to lie in state in parliament.
Britain has held its first state funeral since 1965, bidding farewell to Queen Elizabeth II after 70 years on the throne. She was laid to rest alongside her husband, parents and younger sister.
At least six children were among those killed in a village in the north of the country. Myanmar has been gripped by violence since the military ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
On February 1, 2021, the Burmese army retook power, brutally ending a decades-long period of democracy. In the space of a few months, thousands of civilians were killed and thousands more thrown into prison. A shadow government was quickly formed, but armed resistance also got organised in a country cut off from the world.
A hamstring injury has resulted in one of the favorites for the London Marathon 2022 - Kenya's world-record holding runner Brigid Kosgei - pulling out of the race.
Amnesty International accuses Facebook of exacerbating human rights violations in Myanmar. It claims the social network proactively "amplified" anti-Rohingya content back in 2017, when the country's military launched a deadly crackdown on the ethnic minority.
It's been one year since Myanmar's military toppled the democratically elected government and launched a brutal crackdown on popular protest. DW spoke with Dr. Sasa, a spokesman for Myanmar's government-in-exile, about how the opposition plans to restore democratic rule.
FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman interviewed London Mayor Sadiq Khan in Buenos Aires, where he is chairing the C40 World Mayors Summit. The conference is focused on finding concrete, local solutions for the fight against climate change. The London mayor said he aims to keep alive the 2015 Paris agreement target of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius.
As fighting rages on in the Myanmar jungle, ethnic rebel groups in Myanmar wage jungle warfare using homemade drones and improvised explosives against the military dictatorship.
A war between military junta and people Myanmar: Phil Robertson, Human Rights Watch
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