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Israel supports African strongmen for normalization, endorses military coup in Sudan, may have played a role in it

[Tikun Olam] “Today, Sudan’s military junta overthrew the democratic transitional government and arrested key civilian leaders, including the prime minister.  It has…

Posted in Australia Chile USA

Finally revealed: Australia assisted CIA coup in ‘Chile’s 9/11’ that installed Pinochet’s murderous military junta

[Michael West Media] “On the eve of its 48th anniversary, documents just declassified by the Australian National Archives show the…

Posted in Myanmar

Myanmar: Rebel Karen commanders admit killing 25 people, agree to cooperate with international justice, while over 1,000 killed by security forces since military coup

[Al Jazeera, AP News] “Two senior commanders of the Karen National Defence Organisation (KNDO) have admitted that security forces under…

Posted in Myanmar

Myanmar’s truce is over as ethnic armies unite against coup, restart attacks

[REUTERS] “More than 500 people have been killed by the military across Myanmar in protests against the coup, according to…

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Eight countries attended Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day parade while military killed over 100 protesters

[REUTERS] “Myanmar security forces killed 114 people, including some children, in a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Saturday, the…

Posted in Egypt

American PR crew invited by Egypt arrested within hours amid crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood sympathisers before referendum

[The Economist] “With [Egypt’s] residents politically polarised between a minority that supports the Muslim Brotherhood and a majority that backs…

Posted in Egypt

“Spy Swan”: migrating stork with GPS tracker detained in Egypt after citizen’s arrest

[The Independent] “In a case that’s likely to once again ruffle feathers regarding the treatment of innocent animals as spies…

Posted in Egypt Israel

Israel approved military coup in Egypt, defends Al-Sisi even after Rabaa massacre that killed over a thousand protesters

[The North Africa Post, The Times of Israel] “Roni Daniel, an Israeli military analyst, told Israeli TV channel 2 that…

Posted in Europe Myanmar North Korea Russia

Investigation: Expert claims Burma ‘planning nuclear bomb’

[Democratic Voice of Burma] “A five-year investigation by DVB has uncovered evidence that Burma is embarking on a programme to…

Posted in Myanmar

A Closer Look at the Mysterious Burmese Junta

[Slate Magazine, Der Spiegel] “U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates accused the military leaders of Burma of “criminal neglect” on Sunday…

Posted in China Myanmar

Military Junta Cracks Down on Saffron Revolution, Takes Back Control in Burma

[Der Spiegel] “The regime’s thugs made their biggest mistake at the beginning of the protests, on Sept. 5. In an…

Posted in Myanmar Russia

Russia’s Rosatom to build nuclear research centre in Burma

[BBC] “Russia has agreed to build a nuclear research centre in Burma, state atomic energy agency Rosatom has said.” “In…

Posted in Myanmar

Naypyidaw, Burma’s new capital unveiled

[BBC] “Burma’s military rulers have been showing off their new capital for the first time to the outside world.” “The…

Posted in Myanmar

Burmese army accused of war crimes against ethnic minorities

[BBC] “A report on Burma alleging mass murder and rape by soldiers is to form the basis of an appeal…

Posted in Myanmar

In hard-line shift, Burma’s military junta ousted pro-democracy Prime Minister, himself a general

[BBC, China Daily] “Conservative elements in Burma’s military junta have ousted Prime Minister Khin Nyunt and put him under house…