Morning news brief: Myanmar coup updates, latest on Trump, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Feb 17, 2021, 08:28 AM(IST)

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A third consecutive night of internet blackout was seen in Myanmar as protests continued against the military coup in the country. Meanwhile, Donald Trump, who has recently been acquitted from impeachment, slammed Republican Mitch McConnell calling him a "dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack".

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