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    Myanmar’s Military Deploys Digital Arsenal of Repression in Crackdown

    The generals who staged a coup last month use surveillance drones, iPhone cracking devices and hacking software, some of it from Western countries that bar sales of such technology to Myanmar.

    Myanmar Military Fires U.N. Envoy Who Spoke Against Its Coup

    The regime fired the ambassador, U Kyaw Moe Tun, who called for international help in restoring democracy and gave the three-finger salute of the protest movement.

    Canada’s Top Military Officer Steps Aside Amid Investigation

    The inquiry into Adm. Art McDonald comes amid a second, separate investigation into accusations that his predecessor engaged in sexual impropriety.

    Nigerian Military in Firefight With Gang That Kidnapped Students

    The country’s president said the kidnappers had been found in a forest, in northwest Katsina state, where a secondary school was attacked Friday, and which has been plagued by violence from outlaw gangs.
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