Military Coup Current Affairs, GK & News

Kuki-Chin Bangladeshi Refugee Issue

The on-going conflict between Bangladeshi security forces and the Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA) triggered an influx of refugees from the Kuki-Chin community to the Indian state of Mizoram. Who is Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA)? The Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA) is the armed wing of the Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) – a separatist group that was ..

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Burkina Faso Military Coup

The recent coup d’état resulted in the overthrowing of the Interim President Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba and army Captain Ibrahim Traore taking over the government. Key facts On September 30, 2022, the second coup took place in Burkina Faso this year, resulting dissolution of the traditional government and suspension of the constitution. The interim President Damiba ..

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African Union Summit

The 35th African Union summit was held at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Security and pandemic were given top priority at the summit. Key Points on the summit The countries discussed about the unavailability of COVID vaccines to many African countries Lately African Union has been facing institutional failures because of insurgencies and coup. This fact ..

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Myanmar: NU Government officially accepts Tether cryptocurrency

Myanmar’s shadow government has allowed the use of world’s largest cryptocurrency called Tether. Key Points Tether Cryptocurrency will be used as an official currency. This move will make it easier to raise funds and make payments. Background The National Unity Government (NUG) comprises of pro-democracy groups and some members from Myanmar’s civilian administration, which was ..

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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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