Sanctions against the junta "would weaken its capacity to attack its people," Andrews added
A statement released on Tuesday by the group quoted Ban as saying his meetings were “exploratory.”
At least 30 killed as Myanmar military attacks rebel group event
Observers also say the planned poll cannot be free and fair
The army seized power in February 2021.
The country's economy has been paralysed following the military power grab in February 2021.
The actions of Myanmar's generals also are under investigation by the ICC.
Myanmar has been in chaos since the army took power from Suu Kyi's government.
Court in Myanmar again finds Suu Kyi guilty of corruption
Myanmar court jails Suu Kyi for 7 more years as secretive trials end
The latest civilian death toll issued by the junta stands at over 4,000.
The vessel was en route from Singapore to Myanmar
ASEAN leaders call for timeline on Myanmar peace
50 killed in Myanmar military air strikes on ethnic rebel group
UN expert slams looming 'fraud' election in Myanmar
Myanmar air attack kills 13, including 7 children
Mortar fired from Myanmar kills Rohingya in Bangladesh
Rohingya mark 5th anniversary of exodus to Bangladesh
Suu Kyi, 77, was convicted of misusing funds.
Mounting proof of crimes against humanity in Myanmar, says UN probe
Myanmar hosts 1st regional meeting since army takeover
Dialogue with Suu Kyi 'not impossible' says Myanmar junta
Despite risk of death, Thailand sends Myanmar refugees back
Myanmar leader vows to 'annihilate' opponents of army rule
For centuries the small Muslim minority lived peacefully alongside Buddhists
Around 850,000 Rohingya are languishing in camps in neighboring Bangladesh.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is "justified" and demonstrates Moscow’s position as a world power
Myanmar seeks to have Rohingya case thrown out of UN court
Foreign firms in Myanmar face tough choices after coup
Myanmar junta to pardon 814 prisoners in amnesty
Myanmar protesters defy junta with strike and clapping protests on coup anniversary
No peace in Myanmar 1 year after military takeover
Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with five new charges over helicopter purchase
The photos showed the charred bodies of over 30 people in three burned-out vehicles.
Both the Taliban and the Myanmar junta have criticized the UN committee
Myanmar's Suu Kyi jailed for four years: junta spokesman
Myanmar junta, Taliban condemn move to deny envoys seats at UN
The army seized power from the elected civilian government of Nobel peace laureate Suu Kyi on Feb 1.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi due to hear first verdict in junta trial
15 dead in Myanmar pagoda drowning
Scrolling through Facebook today, it’s not hard to find posts threatening murder and rape in Myanmar
The exact allegations against him were never clear
Rescuing American in Myanmar, ex-New Mexico governor scores again
Fenster will return to the US via Qatar over the next day and a half
US journalist detained in Myanmar released: govt source
US journalist Fenster jailed for 11 years in Myanmar
Myanmar charges US journalist with terrorism, sedition: lawyer
Information combat: Inside the fight for Myanmar's soul
The Southeast Asian nation has been in chaos since a February coup
UN fears 'mass atrocity crimes' in Myanmar as troops gather in north
The decision effectively excluded junta leader Min Aung Hlaing.
Myanmar junta chief excluded from ASEAN summit
Lawyer for Myanmar Suu Kyi says he has been issued a gag order
Parts of the military-built capital Naypyidaw were also experiencing outages.
Pictures of Turnell allegedly receiving vaccine in Insein Prison later appeared in state-run media.
"Health workers had also crossed over from China to deliver masks and hand sanitiser."
Myanmar's Suu Kyi goes on trial for incitement, pleads not guilty
Each corruption charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years.
The clip has been circulating online since at least Aug. 17, 2019
Unwell Suu Kyi skips Myanmar trial hearing: lawyer
Myanmar junta says had 'nothing to do' with UN envoy plot
Since the military overthrew the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi on Feb. 1
Myanmar's junta chief promised to hold elections and lift a state of emergency
The state of emergency was declared when troops moved against the elected govt of Suu Kyi on Feb 1.
The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February
Myanmar coup: six months of turmoil
Myanmar democracy movement moves out of jailed Suu Kyi's shadow
Around 1.75 million people have so far been vaccinated according to the junta.
Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with more corruption charges
"They hit my eardrums with their bare hands several times, they beat my face and shoulders."
Myanmar has been rocked by massive protests and a brutal military response since the February coup
Acting on a tip-off, security forces raided a house in Mandalay’s Chan Mya Tharsi township
Not all Myanmar flower protest participants were full of praise for Suu Kyi.
Near daily protests have rocked Myanmar since the generals' February 1 putsch.
Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges
A team was able to rescue two passengers, who have been sent to a nearby military hospital.
New fighting in east Myanmar displaces around 100,000: UN
Trial of Myanmar's Suu Kyi to hear testimony from next Monday: lawyer
At least three killed as Myanmar villagers battle junta forces
Myanmar has been in chaos and its economy paralyzed since the generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi.
Despite bloody crackdown by security forces, Myanmar's military is still struggling to impose orders
While the junta is struggling with new conflicts on several fronts, it also faces daily protests
Suu Kyi is expected to appear in person in court Monday for the first time.
Some in the anti-junta movement have set up local militias armed with home-made weapons
The junta also faces a growing military challenge in the always restive border regions
The protests are only one of the problems the generals have brought on with their Feb. 1
Thousands rally against Myanmar junta, calling for 'spring revolution'
The coup sparked a massive protest movement calling for a return to democracy
The Myanmar military responded with air strikes in several areas near the Thai border.
Myanmar shadow govt welcomes ASEAN call to end violence
Social media were flooded with appeals to “Please save Myingyan.”
The army has moved to quell mass protests against its rule, killing at least 730 people
People have been taking to the streets day after day to demand the restoration of democracy
The coup has plunged Myanmar into crisis after 10 years of tentative steps toward democracy
Despite the killing of at least 564 people by the security forces since the Feb. 1 coup
Myanmar rebel groups back anti-coup protests, condemn junta crackdown
Fresh Myanmar conflict keeps Thai village on edge
More than a dozen such groups have for decades sought greater autonomy from the central government
Mourners also used another funeral as a show of resistance.
Myanmar junta puts on show of force as 24 protesters killed in crackdowns
Thousands of people held protests against last month's coup in the commercial capital Yangon
Several buses full of prisoners drove out of Yangon's Insein Prison in the morning
Dozens of HDP lawmakers and leaders have been arrested and jailed on terror and other charges
Western countries have repeatedly condemned the coup and the violence
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi
Security forces have increasingly stepped up lethal force against demonstrators.
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government on Feb 1
The protesters took to the streets in defiance of the authorities
Billows of black smoke could be seen after security forces reportedly set roadblocks on fire.
Myanmar has been in crisis since the army ousted Suu Kyi's elected government in a coup on Feb. 1
Myanmar has been rocked by unrest since a February 1 coup ousted civilian leader Suu Kyi
Facebook posts falsely claim UN 'declared war' on Myanmar after military coup
Large protests against military rule have occurred daily in many cities and towns.