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Myanmar Round up: January 2024

Before the third anniversary of military takeover on 01 February 2024, the military extended the state of emergency beyond its constitutional limit. Domestically, Myanmar is grappling with ongoing violence, human rights violations, and attempts by th....

Three Years of Military Rule in Myanmar: Looking Back at 2023 and Navigating the Uncertainties of 2024

Myanmar's current state is marked by intense complexity and instability, with continued conflicts, widespread displacement, economic difficulties, and humanitarian issues. Since Operation 1027, the military government has been confronted with resista....

Neighborhood News Digest- 02 January 2024

Afghanistan

Afghanistan ranked among the most dangerous countries for journalists- The Khama Press
Reporters Without Borders, in its latest report, has assessed Vietnam, Russia, and Afghanistan as the most dangerous countries ....

Indonesia’s Presidency of ASEAN: Approach to Crisis in Myanmar

Indonesia is holding the presidency of ASEAN for 2023 during which Indonesia has hosted a series of meetings in July and September. Through various statements, ASEAN has emphasised on the common and shared goals and ASEAN’s role as an epicenter of ....

Myanmar Round Up: September 2023

While the military has not given any conclusive date for elections, it has been reported that the military will hold elections after the national census has been conducted which is supposed to end in 2025. Thereby it can be estimated that the electio....

Neighborhood News Digest – 10 October 2023

Afghanistan

2 Pakistan soldiers, 5 insurgents killed in shootout on border with Afghanistan – The Tribune
A group of Pakistani Taliban ambushed troops during an operation against insurgents on the border with Afghanistan on ....

Neighborhood News Digest – 06 October 2023

Afghanistan

80 Countries Condemn Diktats Against Women In Afghanistan: Report – NDTV
Around 80 countries condemned the diktats issued by the Taliban on Afghan women putting restrictions on them since the group returned to po....

Myanmar Round Up - August 2023

During the month, continued attacks from the military and opposition forces have pushed around 18 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and two million displaced. Various reports were released in the month highlighting the humanitarian cr....

Neighborhood News Digest – 01 September 2023

Afghanistan
Contract Signed for 7 Mines Worth More Than $6.5 Billion: Ministry – Tolo News
The acting Minister of Petroleum and Mines Shahabuddin Delawar speaking to the press at a contract-signing ceremony for the extracti....

Myanmar Round Up - July 2023

As the civil war continues in the country, nearly 1.9 million civilians have been displaced from their homes, according to the U.N.’s OCHA report update published on 15 July. Of the total displaced persons, the largest number — nearly 800,000 —....

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