• Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
  • Last Update : 10:41 pm
Arakan Army frees lawmaker abducted...

Arakan Army frees lawmaker abducted...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 22 2020

Rights groups had urged the Arakan Army (AA), which is fighting for greater autonomy, to release the...

Arakan Army release Indians held in...

Arakan Army release Indians held in...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 4 2019

Sunday's incident was the first time foreigners have been abducted in the fighting between government...

Arakan Army: Many dead as Myanmar military...

Arakan Army: Many dead as Myanmar military...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 27 2019

The abduction on Saturday was the second carried out in recent weeks by the AA, which recruits from the...

2 policemen killed in convoy attack...

2 policemen killed in convoy attack...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 25 2019

Five other policemen and two female civilians were also injured in the attack

Myanmar army: Rakhine rebels abduct...

Myanmar army: Rakhine rebels abduct...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 13 2019

The Arakan Army could not immediately be reached for comment

UN experts fear Myanmar tortures suspects...

UN experts fear Myanmar tortures suspects...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 4 2019

Since late 2018, government troops have been battling the Arakan Army, where Buddhists make up the...

8 charged in Myanmar for 'funding Rakhine...

8 charged in Myanmar for 'funding Rakhine...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 9 2019

Myanmar's military has been locked in battle for months with the Arakan Army (AA) in crisis-hit northern...

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine...

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 31 2019

Rakhine state is one of Myanmar's poorest regions and NGOs provide aid to tens of thousands of Rohingya...

9 held in Myanmar in Rakhine rebel fundraising...

9 held in Myanmar in Rakhine rebel fundraising...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 26 2019

Myanmar's army has deployed thousands of troops across Rakhine to try and crush the Arakan Army

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals...

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 11 2019

Myanmar has designated the Arakan Army (AA) a terrorist organization

Man dies after alleged custody abuse...

Man dies after alleged custody abuse...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 3 2019

Myanmar's army has deployed thousands of troops to the troubled western state in recent months to...

UN investigator reports possible fresh...

UN investigator reports possible fresh...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 3 2019

Yanghee Lee, the UN independent expert on human rights in Myanmar, cited reports of civilians, being...

Myanmar to send envoys to Rohingya camps...

Myanmar to send envoys to Rohingya camps...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Jul 2 2019

Myanmar has faced international pressure to allow the Rohingya to return to Rakhine and grant them citizenship...

'Dead livestock and water running out'...

'Dead livestock and water running out'...

South Asia

Tue, May 14 2019

Myanmar's armed forces are using heavy artillery against the Arakan Army, who are fighting for more...

Myanmar village in army lockdown 'running...

Myanmar village in army lockdown 'running...

South Asia

Tue, May 7 2019

Thousands of troops have been redeployed to Rakhine state where they are using heavy artillery against...

Outcry over custodial deaths in...

Outcry over custodial deaths in...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Clashes between the rebels and the military escalated in January after the insurgents attacked police...

Rakhine rebels: 'No peace by prayer'...

Rakhine rebels: 'No peace by prayer'...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The increasingly bloody battle in western Rakhine state is between the Myanmar military and the Arakan...

Arakan Army chief vows to set up HQ...

Arakan Army chief vows to set up HQ...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Maj Gen Tun Myat Naing also suggested that the Arakanese return to Rakhine because once, many of them...

Myanmar villagers flee fresh Rakhine...

Myanmar villagers flee fresh Rakhine...

Nation

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Dhaka hardens stance on allowing fresh refugees, Foreign Minister Momen seeks New Delhi’s support...

Facebook targets 'dangerous' armed groups...

Facebook targets 'dangerous' armed groups...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 5 2019

The Arakan Army, the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, Kachin Independence Army and the Ta’ang...

State TV: Rohingya insurgents attack...

State TV: Rohingya insurgents attack...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Jan 20 2019

Rakhine has been roiled by violence for weeks, since fighting broke out between security forces and another...