Myanmar riot police fire to break up protests

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    Myanmar police dispersed protesters in the city of Yangon, firing guns and what appeared to be stun grenades, witnesses said, sending people fleeing as the challenge to the army’s bid to re-impose its rule showed no sign of slackening.

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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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