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Deal on Rohingya repatriation: Three...

Rohingya repatriation: No sign of...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Nov 24 2020

According to the deal signed on November 23, 2017, Rohingyas would have been repatriated by January 22,...

Boris raises UK's concerns over Rohingya...

UK PM raises concerns over Rohingya...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Nov 21 2020

The UK called on Myanmar to abide by the International Court of Justice’s provisional measures...

Foreign Minister: Myanmar postponed...

Myanmar postpones Rohingya talks on...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Bangladesh has been home to massive numbers of Rohingya refugees since the Myanmar government started...

War, not politics: Troubled election...

Troubled election deepens tension in...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 13 2020

Zaw Zaw Tun, secretary of the Rakhine Ethnic Congress said turnout was low, in contrast to the long lines...

Suu Kyi's party wins absolute majority...

Suu Kyi's party wins absolute majority...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 13 2020

The NLD has taken 368 seats of the 434 seats that have been declared, with results from 42 more yet to...

OP-ED: Myanmar polls a step closer to...

OP-ED: Myanmar polls a step closer to...

Saleem Samad

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Will a Suu Kyi and NLD win help Myanmar stay in China’s good graces?

UK: New Myanmar govt must address concerns...

UK: New Myanmar govt must address concerns...

World

Mon, Nov 9 2020

The UK minister reminded that the solution lies with Myanmar, and the UK is working tirelessly for accountability...

Myanmar awaits early results of election...

Myanmar awaits early results of...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 9 2020

The National League for Democracy (NLD) needs 322 seats in total to form a government

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit...

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Doubts about the vote's credibility are already overshadowing the election

Suu Kyi’s party expected to win second...

Suu Kyi’s party expected to win second...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 6 2020

Critics accuse 75-year-old Suu Kyi and her party of being more concerned about entrenching itself in...

'As though we are dead': Unable to vote,...

'As though we are dead'

Rohingya Crisis

Fri, Nov 6 2020

When Myanmar holds its second democratic election on Sunday after decades of military rule, hundreds...

As Suu Kyi denies genocide, opponents...

Suu Kyi opponents ramp up anti-Rohingya...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 5 2020

The USDP ruled Myanmar after a hugely flawed election in 2010, boycotted by the NLD and other...

Suu Kyi kicks off advance voting for...

Advance voting kicks off in Myanmar...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 29 2020

Nearly 2 million people, including Rphingyas, are disenfranchised in this year’s Myanmar...

US presses Suu Kyi for inclusive...

US presses Suu Kyi for inclusive...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 28 2020

Nearly 2 million people have been disenfranchised in the upcoming election

OP-ED: Democracy without rights

OP-ED: Democracy without rights

Md Jahid Hashan

Mon, Oct 26 2020

The 2020 Myanmar general election is already shaping up to be fundamentally flawed

Myanmar vote ban extinguishes hope for...

Myanmar vote ban douses hope for...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Nearly two million people of voting age will now be unable to cast a ballot, about 5% of the...

Infographic: World events scheduled...

Infographic: World events scheduled...

World

Fri, Oct 23 2020

US voters choose their next president from the two oldest candidates in US history, 74-year-old incumbent...

Rakhine armed group admits Myanmar election...

Rakhine armed group admits abducting...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 20 2020

The group added the prisoners would be released if the government freed all innocent people ‘arrested...

Rohingya: Dhaka wants Suu Kyi to join...

Rohingya: Dhaka wants Suu Kyi to join...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Oct 12 2020

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming proposed a tripartite meeting between foreign ministers of...

Three years after exodus, Myanmar erases...

Names of Rohingya villages erased

South Asia

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Yanghee Lee said the United Nations was complicit in allowing that to happen by not challenging the Myanmar...

EU parliament cuts Suu Kyi from rights...

Suu Kyi dropped from rights prize...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 10 2020

Suu Kyi has been accused of turning a blind eye to, or even condoning, abuses against the Rohingya