Global  

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi confirms contesting for second term

WorldNews Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi confirms contesting for second termShares Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday formally declared her intention to seek a second term in an election in November that is seen as a test of the Southeast Asian nation's tentative democratic reforms. After decades of military rule, Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for campaigning for democracy, took the reins in 2016...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi Burmese politician

Aung San Suu Kyi in line for second term as Myanmar votes counted [Video]

Aung San Suu Kyi in line for second term as Myanmar votes counted

Early election results are expected on Monday as voters thronged polling stations despite pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:10Published
Myanmar votes in election likely to favor Suu Kyi [Video]

Myanmar votes in election likely to favor Suu Kyi

Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi looks likely to win a second term for her National league for Democracy despite the collapse of her reputation overseas amid allegations of genocide. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:43Published
Myanmar elections: Aung San Suu Kyi's party seeks second term [Video]

Myanmar elections: Aung San Suu Kyi's party seeks second term

Despite international condemnation for crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, Suu Kyi remains popular at home.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:10Published
Aung San Suu Kyi casts vote ahead of election [Video]

Aung San Suu Kyi casts vote ahead of election

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cast a ballot on Thursday in the capital Naypyitaw ahead of November's election after being unable to travel to her registered township near Yangon due to restrictions aimed at containing a spike in coronavirus cases.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:45Published

Myanmar Myanmar Country in Southeast Asia

Polls close in Myanmar election [Video]

Polls close in Myanmar election

The polls have closed in Myanmar's general election, its second since the end of direct military rule.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:07Published
Watch: Indian Coast Guard apprehends suspicious boat near Andaman Island [Video]

Watch: Indian Coast Guard apprehends suspicious boat near Andaman Island

Indian Coast Guard apprehended a suspicious boat with 12 Myanmarese crew members near Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The boat was spotted first by a helicopter and is now being brought to Port Blair for crew interrogation.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:00Published

Southeast Asia Southeast Asia Subregion of Asia

Thai LGBT and anti-government protesters join Pride Parade [Video]

Thai LGBT and anti-government protesters join Pride Parade

More than 1,000 members of Thailand's LGBT community and anti-government protesters joined a Pride Parade on Saturday to call for equal rights and the ousting of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and reforms to the monarchy. Edward Baran reports

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:00Published
Indonesia workers protest against 'exploitative' new law [Video]

Indonesia workers protest against 'exploitative' new law

Government leaders say the legislation is needed to create jobs and stimulate Southeast Asia’s largest economy crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:29Published

Nobel Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize One of five Nobel Prizes established by Alfred Nobel

Ethiopia's prime minister rejects Tigray conflict talks in African Union meeting

NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed again ruled out dialogue with the leaders of the defiant Tigray region Friday but said he was willing to..
WorldNews
Ethiopians cross to Sudan to flee fighting in northern Tigray region [Video]

Ethiopians cross to Sudan to flee fighting in northern Tigray region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Sunday gave the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) 72 hours to surrender -- an ultimatum rejected by the leader of the dissident region, who has said his people are "ready to die" for their homeland.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:50Published

Kate Hudson on being a World Food Programme ambassador

The work of the U.N. agency trying to keep millions from starving to death earned it the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize – and inspired the actress-entrepreneur to use..
CBS News

As another laureate wages war, maybe it’s time we rethink the Nobel Peace prize

Once again, a Nobel Peace laureate is presiding over an attack on its own citizens. Abiy Ahmed is waging a war against the powerful and defiant region of Tigray,..
WorldNews

Related videos from verified sources

Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election [Video]

Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election

Rohingya politician Abdul Rasheed was born in Myanmar and is one of the very few from the Muslim minority to have Myanmar citizenship. But when the country goes to the polls in November, he will not be..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:24Published

Related news from verified sources

Why Cuban Doctors Deserve The Nobel Peace Prize – OpEd

Why Cuban Doctors Deserve The Nobel Peace Prize – OpEd
Five years ago, I read the story of Dr. Félix Báez, a Cuban doctor who had worked in West Africa to stop the spread of Ebola. Dr. Báez was one of 165 Cuban...
Eurasia Review Also reported by •News24MediaiteFOXNews.comNewsmaxIndependentDeutsche Welle

Irish Nobel Peace laureate, architect of Good Friday Agreement John Hume dies

John Hume was a 1998 Nobel peace prize recipient for his efforts to bring peace to Northern Ireland after decades of conflict.
Deutsche Welle Also reported by •CBS NewsThe AgeNewsyCatholic Culture

Nobel prize celebrations sent signal about new Northern Ireland – Lord Trimble

John Hume’s fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Lord Trimble said the way they celebrated their award sent a signal of what a new Northern Ireland could look like.
Belfast Telegraph Also reported by •Hindu