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Myanmar police arrests two Buddhist...

Myanmar police arrests two Buddhist...

South Asia

Fri, May 12 2017

Leaders of the nationalist PMU said they were acting independently of the Ma Ba Tha, a larger radical...

Myanmar army chief compares Rohingya...

Myanmar army chief compares Rohingya...

South Asia

Fri, May 12 2017

Min Aung Hlaing compared the crackdown to Britain's operations in Northern Ireland in a meeting with...

BSF apologises for intrusion, beating...

BSF apologises for intrusion, beating...

Nation

Sat, May 6 2017

The BSF officials made the apology during a company commander-level flag meeting with the Border Guard...

Extremist Myanmar monk visits strife-torn...

Extremist Myanmar monk visits strife-torn...

South Asia

Thu, May 4 2017

Myanmar's more than one million Rohingya, who live mostly in Rakhine, are denied citizenship and loathed...

Myanmar, EU at odds over Rohingya rights...

Myanmar, EU at odds over Rohingya rights...

South Asia

Wed, May 3 2017

The UN Human Rights Council adopted the resolution, which was brought by the European Union and supported...

A year on, regal Suu Kyi struggles to...

A year on, regal Suu Kyi struggles to...

South Asia

Sun, Apr 2 2017

United Nations Human Rights Council moved to probe allegations of crimes against humanity committed against...

UN launches probe of crimes against...

UN launches probe of crimes against...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 24 2017

Myanmar rejects the move as 'not acceptable' while China and India 'disassociate' themselves from the...

Karate and wooden guns: How new insurgent...

Karate and wooden guns: How new insurgent...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Reuters spoke to around a dozen Rohingyas from villages in the conflict zone about the activities of...

UN warns over thousands of 'indirect...

UN warns over thousands of 'indirect...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Exclusive: Number of undocumented victims of an alleged campaign of persecution could exceed total reported...

IS now asking Bangladeshi jihadists...

IS now asking Bangladeshi jihadists...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 1 2017

The discussion on 'LM' channel, acronym for 'Lone Mujahid,' was launched on February 28 with a series...

Myanmar activists seek corporate help...

Myanmar activists seek corporate help...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 24 2017

A letter sent this week to Unilever CEO Paul Polman asked the company to clarify its stance on the...

Myanmar's Kachin armed groups want ‘terrorist’...

Myanmar's Kachin armed groups want ‘terrorist’...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 22 2017

This was among seven demands made by the groups in a statement released at the conclusion of the pre-21st...

Myanmar: Malaysian aid for Rohingya...

Myanmar: Malaysian aid for Rohingya...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 22 2017

Amounting to about $1.1m, the 500 tonnes of donations from Malaysia includes instant noodles, hygiene...

UN envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox's...

UN envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox's...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Feb 21 2017

Yanghee Lee, the UN's Special Rapporteur on the issue, was in the coastal district on Tuesday after holding...

Myanmar probes murder of four people...

Myanmar probes murder of four people...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 21 2017

For months Myanmar has curtailed access to the strip of land near the Bangladesh border and vehemently...

Sold into marriage: How Rohingya girls...

Sold into marriage: How Rohingya girls...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Since 2012, violence and communal clashes have seen hundreds of Rohingya killed while tens of thousands...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The sentencing comes days after a blistering report from the UN accused Myanmar's troops and police of...

Rohingya island construction work...

Rohingya island construction work...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Feb 11 2017

The government estimates 400,000 Rohingya refugees are living in Bangladesh, including nearly 70,000...

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism...

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 8 2017

Pope Francis defends right of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims to 'live their faith'

UN: Myanmar army killed and raped in...

UN: Myanmar army killed and raped in...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Myanmar has denied almost all allegations of human rights abuses in northern Rakhine and says a lawful...

Malaysia sends off aid ship bound for...

Malaysia sends off aid ship bound for...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Myanmar has not allowed the ship to sail to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, as organisers had hoped....