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Video: Micah Richards jumps to defence of Arsenal amid Spurs postponement backlash

 Premier League giants Arsenal have, on Sunday, been backed by pundit Micah Richards, amid the widespread controversy surrounding the postponement of the club’s scheduled meeting with Tottenham. NLD fiasco The headline news across the English football landscape on Saturday of course came in the form of the announcement that this weekend’s North London Derby would not be going ahead.After Arsenal, on Friday, lodged an official request to have the fixture pushed back, the Premier League agreed to ...
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Video: Fresh chaos at AFCON as Thomas Partey forced to intervene after Ghana’s Tetteh punches Gabon star

 Footage of the post-match scenes on the back of the clash between Ghana and Gabon this evening has gone altogether viral across social media. Ayew’s strike not enough The latest Group C fixture at the African Cup of Nations played out a short time ago.After slipping to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Morocco in their tournament opener, faltering heavyweights Ghana were on this occasion tasked with getting the better of Gabon, to get their AFCON journey back on track.When all was said and done at t...
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As NLD inches towards postponement, Arsenal’s latest trio of injury concerns revealed after Liverpool

 A fresh trio of personnel concerns have been unveiled at Arsenal, on the back of the club’s meeting with Liverpool on Thursday. Gunners stand tall Mikel Arteta of course guided his troops back into action 24 hours ago.On the back of an embarrassing FA Cup exit at the hands of Nottingham Forest, the Gunners turned their attentions towards matters in the Carabao Cup, eyeing an improved performance, and result, against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.And though they didn’t quite manage to completely upse...
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As Granit Xhaka issues apology, Mikel Arteta speaks on possibility of Tottenham clash being postponed

 Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has provided an insight into the chances of the club’s upcoming derby showdown with Tottenham Hotspur being postponed. Liverpool fail to take advantage of Xhaka’s dismissal Arteta, of course, guided his troops back into action a short time ago.The Gunners made the trip to Anfield, hopeful of taking a step towards the finale of the Carabao Cup after seeing their FA Cup plans fall apart at the first hurdle versus Nottingham Forest at the weekend.And though, when all was ...
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Revealed: How many senior players Arsenal have available for Spurs & when Arthur needs to be registered by to feature

 A fresh insight into the extent of the personnel crisis at Premier League giants Arsenal has been provided late on Thursday evening. Xhaka adds to woes The Gunners are locked in action at present, in the rescheduled first-leg of the club’s Carabao Cup semi-final showdown with Liverpool.And, to their credit, Mikel Arteta’s men have thus far managed to keep themselves firmly in proceedings.The scoreline remains locked at 0-0, despite an early Granit Xhaka red card and Cedric Soares injury having ...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Juventus, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, Arthur, NLD, Cedric Soares, Cedric


Why Martin Odegaard is missing from Arsenal’s squad to face Liverpool, and what it means for NLD

 An explanation for the absence of star midfielder Martin Odegaard from Arsenal’s squad to face Liverpool this evening has been provided. Anfield showpiece Mikel Arteta’s men are of course set to return to action in short order.After seeing Chelsea oust fierce rivals Tottenham in the competition’s other semi-final on Wednesday, the Gunners have made the trip to Anfield, for a Carabao Cup meeting with Liverpool.The clash, rescheduled owing to a Covid-19 ‘outbreak’ in Jurgen Klopp’s squad last wee...
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Toby Alderweireld sends message to former Spurs teammates ahead of Arsenal showdown

 Ex-Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld has taken to social media to send a message to Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad, ahead of today’s North London Derby. Capital clash The marquee fixture of the Premier League weekend is of course set to play out shortly, when Arsenal welcome city rivals Tottenham Hotspur to the Emirates, for the latest edition of the North London Derby.The two sides will head into proceedings having seen their respective starts to the season swing in altogether contrasting dire...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Tottenham, Burnley, Harry Kane, Crystal Palace, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Norwich City, Toby Alderweireld, north London, London England


Bukayo Saka equals Gareth Bale benchmark in Arsenal’s clash with Tottenham

 Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka has today equalled an impressive benchmark, after being handed his latest North London Derby start. Rivalries renewed The NLD is of course currently playing out at the Emirates.On the back of a timely upturn in form over the last couple of weeks, Arsenal play host to their long-time city rivals, aware that a win would guide them, remarkably, to within five points of the Premier League’s summit.Not only that, but the Gunners would also move level on points with their ...
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Myanmar: The mysterious deaths of the NLD party officials

The deaths of officials from Aung San Suu Kyi's party has raised scrutiny of the military's actions.
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Myanmar Election Chief Considers Dissolving Suu Kyi's NLD

The head of Myanmar’s military-appointed state election commission says his agency will consider dissolving Aung San Suu Kyi’s former ruling party for its alleged involvement in electoral fraud and have its leaders charged with treason.
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‘It’s been going really bad’: Pasadena protest to take aim at military violence in Myanmar

Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presides an army parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Saturday, March 27, 2021. The head of Myanmar’s junta on Saturday used the occasion of the country’s Armed Forces Day to try to justify the overthrow of the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, as protesters marked the holiday by calling for even bigger demonstrations.(AP Photo) Protesters gather tires to add to the fires set during a rally against the military cou...
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The death of Zaw Myat Lynn: allegations torture used on opposition activist in Myanmar

Photographs seen by the Guardian testify to the gruesome death suffered by prominent community leaderWarning: some readers may find material in this story distressingUnder cover of darkness, the soldiers rolled up outside a school building on the outskirts of Myanmar’s main city, Yangon. It was 1.30am. The military began searching the Suu Vocational College, in the north-west suburb of Shwe Pyi Thar. They moved swiftly from room to room.They had come to arrest Zaw Myat Lynn, a prominent communit...
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Outrage in Myanmar after activist allegedly tortured to death

Photographs seen by the Guardian testify to the gruesome death of prominent community leader Zaw Myat LynnWarning: some readers may find material in this story distressingUnder cover of darkness, the soldiers rolled up outside a school building on the outskirts of Myanmar’s main city, Yangon. It was 1.30am. The military began searching the Suu Vocational College, in the north-west suburb of Shwe Pyi Thar. They moved swiftly from room to room.They had come to arrest Zaw Myat Lynn, a prominent com...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, North West, Yangon, National League for Democracy NLD, NLD, Zaw Myat Lynn, Suu Vocational College, Zaw Myat LynnWarning


On the frontline of Myanmar's coup protests: ‘We don’t accept this dictatorship’ - video

Wai Yan Phyo Mo is one of the leaders of the protest movement in Myanmar who have taken to the streets to oppose the military coup which removed the ruling NLD party from power. The coup has exploded simmering resentments across the country about low standards of living and discrimination against ethnic groups. Against a backdrop of military forces threatening protesters with worsening violence, Wai Yan pledges that civil disobedience will mean the end of the regime, and we follow him on the str...
Tags: Protest, Myanmar, NLD, Myanmar coup, Wai Yan Phyo Mo, Wai Yan


Thanks to the internet, we know what’s happening in Myanmar. But a communication blackout may be near

Social media has given us valuable access to the actions of both the military and anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, but a communication blackout may be coming. The country’s military seized control of the government on February 1, after the National League for Democracy (NLD) won the general election in a landslide. The opposition-backed army has since detained hundreds of NLD members, including party leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Thousands have taken to the streets in protest, relying heavily on open...
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Myanmar's UN ambassador implores world to take action to end military coup and restore democracy

Myanmar's ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun addresses the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 11, 2019. Denis Balibouse/Reuters Myanmar's UN ambassador called on the world body to end the military coup in his country.  Kyaw Moe Tun called for the "strongest possible action" to "restore the democracy." Myanmar's military staged a coup in early February, ousting the civilian government. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Myanmar's UN Ambass...
Tags: Politics, News, Indonesia, Trends, United Nations, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bangladesh, Un, Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims, Rakhine State, Asean, Security Council, U N General Assembly, Geneva Switzerland, Michelle Nichols


Myanmar Coup: “A Crisis Born of Impunity”

LRWC joins worldwide calls for action to restore civilian authorities [Editors note: Column is current to its submission date of 19 Feb 2021] The military coup in Myanmar shocked the world on the 1st of February, but the junta’s actions since then have surprised no one. International organizations, governments, and civil society organizations around the globe have expressed outrage or at least “concern” about the abrupt halt to Myanmar’s decade of stumbling political reform. Hundreds of thousa...
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A 20-year-old woman has died after being shot in the head at Myanmar's anti-coup protests

A poster of Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing seen in Yangon, Myanmar, on February 19, 2021. SAI AUNG MAIN/AFP via Getty Images A 20-year-old supermarket worker was shot in the head while protesting Myanmar's military coup. She was shot on February 9 and died on Friday. Myanmar's military seized control of the country on February 1, prompting widespread protests. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A 20-year-old woman shot in the head during protests against Myanmar's military e...
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Noisy protests in largest city follow coup in Myanmar

By Matthew Tostevin and Grant McCool | Reuters The din of banging pots and honking car horns reverberated through Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon late on Tuesday in the first widespread protest against the military coup that overthrew elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The party of the detained Nobel Peace laureate called for her release by the junta that seized power on Monday and is keeping her at an undisclosed location. It also demanded recognition of her victory in a Nov. 8 election. A senio...
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Scenes from a coup: Images from Myanmar show how the military took control in a matter of hours

Soldiers guard a blockaded road to Myanmar's parliament in Naypyidaw on February 1, 2021, after the military detained the country's leaders in a coup. STR/AFP via Getty Images Myanmar's military forces staged a coup of the country on Monday. Members of the ruling National League of Democracy, including Aung San Suu Kyi, were detained.  Images from across Myanmar capture the moments immediately before and after the coup. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Some of th...
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Trump's baseless claims of election fraud gave 'fresh rhetorical ammunition' to despots like Myanmar's generals, who just staged a coup

Getty Myanmar's military overthrew the elected government on Monday.  The country's military predicated the coup on baseless allegations of voter fraud.  Experts noted the parallels to former President Trump, stating he's provided "rhetorical ammunition" for despots worldwide. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As Americans woke up to the news of a military-orchestrated coup in Myanmar on Monday, it's conceivable that many viewed the latest overthrow of a democratically-e...
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Aung San Suu Kyi in Detention as Myanmar Army Retakes Political Control

Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s civilian government, has been taken into custody in a raid early on Monday morning. The army said that it had taken control of the country and declared a state of emergency that will last a year. Myo Myunt, a spokesman for the NLD, confirmed to the Reuters […]
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi 'detained by military', NLD party says

It comes amid tensions between the civilian government and the military, stoking fears of a coup.
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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's party wins majority in election

The NLD is set to form the next government as the opposition raises objections over the results.
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Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party claims resounding election win in Myanmar

Myanmar's ruling party claimed a resounding victory on Monday in the second parliamentary election since the end of strict military rule, based on its own unofficial tally of votes. Sunday's election was viewed as a referendum on the fledgling democratic government led by Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD), which remains very popular at home but has seen its overseas reputation battered by accusations of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority. NLD spokesman Myo...
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Another election underway: Myanmar election latest

Suu Kyi and her NLD aim for two-thirds majority as pandemic batters economy
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Reviled in the West but revered at home, Aung San Suu Kyi cruising to victory in Myanmar elections

Aspiring politician U Hnin Htun Toe still recalls the elation of being able to vote in the 2015 election that ended 50 years of military rule in Myanmar, but Sunday's poll will be marred by bitter disappointment. Because of fighting in his native Rakhine state, elections have been cancelled by the election commission, stopping his ethnic Rakhine political party from running for office. Along with similar cancellations in other conflict-ridden areas of Myanmar, it means that nearly 1.5m peopl...
Tags: News, West, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rakhine, NLD, National League of Democracy, U Hnin Htun Toe, Hnin Htun Toe


Myanmar minorities, including Rohingya, excluded from voting in election

Rights groups say poll, which Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD is expected to win, is ‘fundamentally flawed’ Myanmar is preparing to go to the polls for the country’s second general election since the end of full military rule, a vote that is expected to return Aung San Suu Kyi to power, but will exclude about 2.6 million ethnic-minority voters.While Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy rose to victory on a wave of optimism in 2015, this year’s elections are overshadowed by the coronavirus pan...
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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar's Rakhine

An official from Aung San Suu Kyi's political party was killed in Rakhine state after planning a show of support for the leader's defence of Myanmar against genocide allegations at The Hague, a spokesman said Thursday. The National League for Democracy's Ye Thein, party chairman in Buthidaung township, had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army, insurgents fighting for more autonomy for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. The rebels said he was killed in military attacks on Christmas day but the claim c...
Tags: News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, The Hague, Rakhine, National League for Democracy, NLD, Buthidaung, Arakan Army, Ye Thein, Myo Nyunt


Tottenham’s Davinson Sanchez escapes FA punishment for North London derby incident with Laurent Koscielny

Tottenham defender Davinson Sanchez will not face retrospective punishment from the FA, following a contentious incident between he and Arsenal counterpart Laurent Koscielny during the North London derby this past weekend. Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal The capital rivals went head to head in a crucial Premier League clash on Saturday afternoon. A victory for visitors Arsenal would have seen Unai Emery’s men close the gap on 3rd-placed Spurs to just a solitary point, as the race for a spot in the Engli...
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