Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.
Thai media were instead abuzz with rumours that the secretary-general of the military-backed ruling party was leading the effort to unseat PM Prayuth.
On Friday, the Disease Control Department's daily statistics report showed the average number of COVID-19 tests has fallen over the past seven days.
The S&P 500 index climbed 1 per cent to 4,411.79, while the Dow rose 0.7 per cent to 35,061.55 and the Nasdaq composite gained 1 per cent to 14,836.99
Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to board a flight to go to the Detroit area in the United States to see his family.
Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Singapore comes a week after Britain announced the broad outlines of a free trade deal with Australia
For generations, the country was called Burma, after the dominant Burman ethnic group. But in 1989, one year after the ruling junta brutally suppressed a pro-democracy uprising, military leaders suddenly changed its name to Myanmar.
With flights grounded and communications largely cut, Myanmar plunged back into isolation and darkness, ending 10 years of new freedoms and quasi-civilian rule that the Obama administration held up as a beacon of nascent democracy.
Kidambi Srikanth claimed the first game of his third and final round-robin match but Hong Kong's NG Ka Long Angus rallied to win the next two games
Back-to-back losses in BWF World Tour Finals has jeopardised the chances of the Indians to progress from the group stage
A week after a demoralising defeat at the Toyota Thailand Open quarterfinals, PV Sindhu produced a much-improved performance but still lost to Tzu Ying in a 59-minute match
Sindhu and Srikanth's comeback to international badminton after the coronavirus-induced break was not as good as they would have expected
The impressive run of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty came to an end after a hard-fought semifinal defeat to world number nine Malaysian combination of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in men's doubles
The world number 10 Indian pair lost to world number nine Malayasian combination of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik
With the defeat of PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma, Indian challenge in the singles competition ended in the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament
The unseeded Indian pair beat their world no. 6 Malaysian opponents 18-21 24-22 22-20 in a nail-bitting quarterfinal duel.
PV Sindhu outclassed Malaysia's world no. 92 Kisona Selvaduray in a lop-sided second-round contest. She will face either Thailand's Ratchanok Inthanon or Korea's Sung Ji Hyun next
Sameer Verma will face third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark, who received a walkover, in the quarterfinals
Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan reacts after hitting a six during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
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