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Death toll rises on bloodiest day of Myanmar anti-coup protests – Sydney Morning Herald

Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung San Suu Kyi and much of her party leadership at the beginning…

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Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung San Suu Kyi and much of her party leadership on February 1, alleging fraud in a November election her party won in a landslide.
The coup, which brought a halt to tentative steps towards democracy after nearly 50 years of military rule, has drawn hundreds of thousands onto the streets and the condemnation of Western countries.
The Buddhist-majority nations first Catholic cardinal, Charles Maung Bo, on…

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