The event is the latest in a series of incidents where shells have exploded in Bangladesh, but the first to cause a fatality.
Cracking down on resistance to military rule in Myanmar, junta troops have allegedly torched hundreds of buildings in several villages in the country's north last week.
Slam-poetry-like "Thangyat" has been used for centuries in Myanmar to poke fun at politics and society and vent against injustices small and large.
The measures come as Washington increasingly punishes the military both for the February 2021 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi and violence against the Muslim Rohingya minority.
Myanmar military has deliberately targeted civilians, many of whom have been shot in the head, burned to death and arbitrarily arrested since February 1 coup, says a new UN human rights report.
Min Aung Hlaing has said that he will facilitate the ASEAN special envoy's visit to Myanmar as well as meetings with the all parties concerned, including ethnic groups.
Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, has said it will ban all Myanmar-military controlled businesses from having a presence on its platforms over ongoing violence and human rights abuses.
Defence lawyers argued that Suu Kyi could not be held responsible for statements on her party’s Facebook page, because she was already in detention.
The killing of at least 65 protesters in Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon earlier this year was "planned" and premeditated, says Human Rights Watch.
A court in Myanmar delays its verdict in the trial of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow testimony from an additional witness, a senior member of her political party.
Around 2,000 Rohingya refugees will be transferred to Bhashan Char island, an area prone to powerful cyclones that have killed around one million people in the last 50 years.
Civilians have formed "defence forces" to combat junta forces, often using hunting rifles or makeshift weapons cobbled together from household items.
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