Morning news brief: 'Proud Boys' declared terrorists, Myanmar coup, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Feb 04, 2021, 08:22 AM(IST)

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Canada has designated US far-right group 'Proud Boys' as a banned terrorist group. The authorities described the group a "serious and growing threat". Meanwhile, Myanmar military has blocked Facebook. UN chief has said that he will do everything possible to ensure that Myanmar coup fails. Read this and more in our morning news brief.

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Myanmar coup

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Alexei Navalny

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

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Canada designates 'Proud Boys' as terrorist group, cites active security threat

Proud boys

During the US presidential campaign, Trump and Biden had clashed over the conduct of Proud Boys after Trump said "Proud Boys -- stand back and stand by"

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