Myanmar coup: Police deploy water cannon as nationwide protests continue against military

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    Myanmar police on Monday warned protesters to disperse or face force shortly after state television signaled impending action to stifle mass demonstrations across the country against a military coup and the arrest of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Police fired a water cannon briefly at protesters in Myanmar’s capital of Naypyitaw, who continued to protest after the cannon was deployed.

    Later, Myanmar’s military ruler Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, gave a televised address on Monday night, his first remarks to the nation since he ousted Suu Kyi’s elected government last week.

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    Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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