Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicAung San Suu Kyi

Topic: Aung San Suu Kyi

DIY lockdowns and barricades: How Myanmar’s poorest took virus fight into their own hands

The country, which lacks the infrastructure to tackle a pandemic, has seen villages build bamboo tents for quarantine centres and self-impose a lockdown.

Aung San Suu Kyi finally joins Facebook — ‘to communicate with people faster’ during pandemic

Myanmar, which shares a border with China, has reported 16 Covid-19 cases so far.

Why ICJ order asking Myanmar to stop Rohingya ‘genocide’ is binding but not enforceable

The world court has asked Myanmar govt to exercise control over its military and prevent it from causing further harm to Rohingya Muslims in the country.

China’s Xi courts an isolated Myanmar in his first state visit of the year

The itinerary of the Chinese president’s first overseas trip of the year is seen as a signal about his long-term strategic goals.

Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide allegations against Myanmar at ICJ

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi dismissed claims that Myanmar tried to exterminate Rohingya Muslims in 2017, but admitted to the army's use of excessive force.

ICJ begins hearings against Myanmar on genocide charges, Aung San Suu Kyi heads defence team

The trial marks a low point for the reputation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi who has often been compared to the likes of Nelson Mandela.

What is the Rohingya genocide accusation that Aung San Suu Kyi will defend at UN court

A lawsuit has been filed by Gambia at International Court of Justice accusing Myanmar of carrying out mass killings, rapes and arson against Rohingyas.

Burma was once toast of the world. Now, it is on list of top 10 places to avoid

The cost of Burma, now Myanmar’s withdrawal from the world has been material and intellectual impoverishment on a scale unmatched in Asia.

US Vice-President Mike Pence chides Aung Sang Suu Kyi on human rights in tense meeting

Mike Pence told Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung Sang Suu Kyi that the tragedy in her country, Myanmar, had "touched the hearts of millions of Americans".

Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour and Spider-Man creator Stan Lee dies

Justin Trudeau confirms Canadian agents heard recordings related to Khashoggi's killing and a Democrat becomes the first woman to serve in Senate from Arizona.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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