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The South China Morning Post (SCMP), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong-based English-language newspaper founded in 1903. It is Hong Kong’s newspaper of record, owned by Alibaba Group.
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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Myanmar military launches more air strikes after ethnic Karen fighters attack army outpost” – below is their description.
Myanmar’s military launched air strikes on an area near the Thai border for a second day in a row on April 28, 2021. The junta says it is a response to an attack by ethnic minority Karen insurgents targeting an army post the previous day. The Karen National Union, Myanmar’s oldest rebel group, supports the movement that has resisted the junta since it seized power from the civilian-led government. The hostilities near the Salween River in Myanmar’s eastern Kayin state is described as one of the worst clashes since the February 1 coup.
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A coup d’état or just coup is the removal and seizure of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator.