Myanmar's military: The army's firm grip on power


On the same day that Myanmar's parliament was due to begin a new session, the military staged a coup and arrested Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Tensions had been rising in the country for weeks. After losing parliamentary elections in November, the army-backed opposition claimed the poll was rigged. The coup marks a sharp reversal of the democratic progress the nation had made following five decades of military rule. We take a closer look.


Meanwhile, India's government reaps what it sows. While protests by farmers over market-friendly laws show no end in sight, we find out if there is any chance of compromise. FRANCE 24's Delano D'Souza shares his insight.

And as animal-to-human illnesses become increasingly common, we follow a team of virus hunters in Thailand. Their mission is to find the next deadly disease before an outbreak occurs.

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