(LONDON) -- An American journalist working in Myanmar has been detained there by local authorities, according to his employer and his family. Frontier Myanmar, a Yangon-based news and business magazine that publishes in print and online in both English and Burmese, said in a statement... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The United States has ordered some American diplomats and their loved ones to evacuate Myanmar amid escalating violence two months after the military junta seized power.The U.S. Department of... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- At least 149 people have been killed in Myanmar since security forces cracked down on peaceful protesters, the Office for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said.Myanmar has been rocked by... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and KARSON YIU, ABC News (LONDON) -- At least 38 protesters were killed by authorities in Myanmar on Wednesday, marking the bloodiest day since the military seized power in an apparent coup last month, according to the United Nations' special... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES and SOHEL UDDIN, ABC News (LONDON) -- Protesters once again took to the streets of Myanmar on the country’s Union Day, which marks the birth of the republic, as the ruling military junta released over 23,000 prisoners and arrested pro-democracy... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dozens of Myanmar health care workers sing in support of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.The U.S. is implementing its first penalties against Myanmar's military leaders after declaring their overthrow of the... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced he had approved an executive order allowing the United States to sanction individuals and entities connected to the military's seizure of power in Myanmar earlier this month, which... Read More.
By KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Days after Myanmar’s army ousted her in a brazen textbook coup, the police charged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in violation of an obscure import-export law that could send the 75-year-old Nobel laureate to... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration has declared the military's takeover in Myanmar as a "coup d'état," according to senior State Department officials, triggering a halt of U.S. foreign aid to the country's government.The fast-unfolding... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The military's takeover in Myanmar has the "makings of a coup," a senior State Department official told ABC News, but the Biden administration is currently undertaking a "legal and factual analysis" before making a declaration --... Read More.
By KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Myanmar’s army seized power in an apparent coup during the early morning hours Monday, detaining de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi along with members of her party and declaring a state of emergency, which... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have discovered a new species of monkeys in central Myanmar with the help of a 100-year-old tissue sample.The primate, named Popa langur after the extinct volcano Mount Popa, has been... Read More.