A legal adviser for the ruling party of Myanmar has reportedly been shot dead by a gunman at the country’s busiest airport, in the city of Yangon.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.8, has struck central Myanmar, killing at least three people and damaging buildings and ancient monuments.
An opposition candidate, and two others, have been injured, after being attacked with machetes, in Myanmar, in the country’s first serious case of violence relating to the country’s upcoming election.
Myanmar has evacuated thousands of people from a city, as mudslides and torrential rain caused serious damage, as the country was hit by some of the worst floods in decades.
A bomb blast in a volatile region of northeastern Myanmar, on the country’s border with China, has killed two police officers and injured three.
Police in Myanmar have reportedly beaten students, monks and journalists that were protesting with batons, arresting as many as 100 people.
Police in Myanmar have arrested five student protesters near the city of Yangon, who had broke off from the main group of students.