Myanmar's ruling military purges Suu Kyi government, names 11 new ministerial posts

(Reuters) - Myanmar's ruling junta on Monday announced a purge of Aung San Suu Kyi's government, removing 24 ministers and deputies and naming 11 replacements in its new administration after seizing power in a coup.

The announcement was made on the military-run Myawadday Television and included new appointments in the portfolios for finance, health, information, foreign affairs, defence, borders and interior. Suu Kyi and key officials were detained early on Monday.

(Reporting by Reuters Staff; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne)