Tens of thousands of people came out in Myanmar in one of the biggest days of protest against last month's coup despite overnight raids by security forces in the main city Yangon on campaign leaders and opposition activists.
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White House: Biden believes U.S. authorizations for military force need updating
U.S. President Joe Biden believes that authorizations for the use of military force that have been used to justify U.S. attacks on overseas targets should be re-examined, the White House said on Friday.
Uptick in crimes against Mexican politicians points toward violent midterm election
More than a hundred murders of Mexican officials and candidates in recent months point to the country's midterm elections becoming the most violent in decades, local consulting firm Etellekt said in a report.
China Feb exports post record surge from COVID-19-depressed 2020 levels
China's February exports grew at a record pace from a year earlier when COVID-19 battered the world's second-biggest economy, customs data showed on Sunday, while imports rose less sharply.
U.S. envoy seeking support to shake up Afghan peace process, warring parties object
The U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan proposed a shakeup of the stalled peace process this week, including an interim government and a conference of key players, according to diplomatic and political sources, but his plan faced immediate objections by the warring sides.
Italian prosecutor seeks life sentences for U.S. students accused of killing policeman
An Italian prosecutor on Saturday demanded life sentences for two young Americans being tried on murder charges after a policeman was killed following a botched drugs sale in Rome.
South Korea, U.S. scale back military drill over coronavirus
South Korea and the United States will conduct its springtime military exercise this week, but the joint drill will be smaller than usual because of the coronavirus pandemic, Seoul said on Sunday.
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