Two years on, Myanmar's junta still hasn't carried out the agreed-upon peace plan that called for an end to violence and dialogue between the military and rebels.
New measures signal the junta is looking for new ways to stamp out resistance in areas where anti-coup fighters are active.
Two years after the coup, Washington DC also warns against the South Asian country's purchase of military equipment from Russia.
Pyongyang reacts to US plans to increase its deployment of advanced military assets to the Korean Peninsula, including fighter jets and aircraft carriers.
The announcement came as streets were empty and shops were closed across the country in protest on the anniversary of the coup.
Once one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia, Myanmar has now fallen way behind since the 2021 military takeover, with an estimated 40 percent of the population living in poverty.
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military toppled democratically elected State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and her civilian government almost two years ago, alleging massive fraud during elections her party won in 2020.
Temperatures dip as low as -34 degrees Celsius hitting the country in the middle of a severe economic crisis with many residents unable to afford fuel to heat their homes.
Sean Turnell asked to appear before court in Myanmar over violation of his pardon conditions, says media.
Report says all the heroin reported in East and Southeast Asia and Australia originates in Myanmar, and the country remains the second-largest opium and heroin producer in the world after Afghanistan.
Around the world, people ushered in the Lunar New Year, the most important annual holiday for Chinese people.
At least 348 Rohingya died or went missing at sea in 2022, according to the UNHCR, which is calling for a concerted regional response to the ongoing crisis.
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