Military Coup Current Affairs, GK & News

UK announces new sanctions against Myanmar

Foreign Secretary of United Kingdom, Dominic Raab, has announced new sanctions against Myanmar on September 2, 2021. Highlights New sanctions were imposed on Myanmar to affect the businesses that provide financial support to the military junta. According to UK government, new sanctions are aimed at Myanmar businessman U Tay Za and his Htoo Group. Htoo ..

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Myanmar’s military extends Emergency for two years

Myanmar’s military has extended emergency for two years, after seizing power from elected government of Myanmar. Highlights Military had seized power from elected government six months ago in February 2021. According to Military leader, state of emergency will achieve its objectives by August 2023. Military government named itself as “caretaker government” and Min Aung Hlaing ..

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Myanmar Military’s ‘Four Cuts’ Strategy

Myanmar military, also known as Tatmadaw, have returned to its “four cuts strategy” in order to stamp out resistance to its rule after it seized power from elected government of Myanmar in Military coup on February 1, 2021. Background As per an independent researcher, ‘four cuts’ strategy was first developed in the 1960s. Myanmar military ..

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ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar

The Government of India recently welcomed the ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar. ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar The Association of Southeast Asian Nations released a five-point statement on Myanmar crisis. Under the statement, the ASEAN countries have demanded “Immediate Cessation of Violence”. The five points of the initiative are as follows: To end violence Organise a constructive ..

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Nigerian Chief Aide of President Muhammadu Buhari dies of COVID-19

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief Aide Abba Kyari died of COVID-19 on April 17, 2020. He had tested positive for the disease and had been receiving treatment for the disease. Abba Kyari Abba Kyari controlled access to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. He was a former military ruler and had tested positive after his visit to ..

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