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Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing vows to annihilate opposition forces

The military, known as the Tatmadaw, celebrated with a parade of troops and weapons in the capital, Naypyidaw, for the second year since overthrowing the elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, 2021. Anti-coup protesters came out on streets in Myanmar on Sunday morning carrying signs saying “uproot the fascist military.” Junta leader Min Aung Hlaing in his speech rejected any talks with “terrorist” opposition. A five-point peace plan by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations calls for talks on all sides, but so far has seen little progress. “I would like to say Tatmadaw…

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ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer ends 1st spacewalk with water in his helmet

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer’s first spacewalk was an eventful one, beginning and ending with helmet issues. Maurer and NASA astronaut Raja Chari began the spacewalk at 8:32 a.m. ET. At the beginning of the walk, Maurer experienced an issue involving the camera and light assembly on his helmet, which did not pose any threat to his safety, according to NASA. Chari assisted Maurer and they worked on a solution with mission control members on the ground,…

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