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Is the World Bank’s Rakhine project...

Is the World Bank’s Rakhine project...

Towheed Feroze

Mon, May 20 2019

It remains unclear who this is supposed to help

‘Bangladesh is in an extremely difficult...

‘Bangladesh is in an extremely difficult...

Mazher Mir

Fri, May 17 2019

Mazher Mir talks to Steve Ross, a senior adviser and program director at the Richardson Center, about...

World Bank under fire with  plan for...

World Bank under fire with plan for...

South Asia

Fri, May 17 2019

The western state was where Myanmar’s military unleashed a campaign in response to insurgent attacks...

Red pill: The odyssey of yaba from Myanmar...

Red pill: The odyssey of yaba from Myanmar...

Nation

Fri, May 17 2019

It all begins in the mountainous jungles of Myanmar, where yaba is produced—on an industrial scale—for...

'People are dying': UN official urges...

'People are dying': UN official urges...

South Asia

Wed, May 15 2019

Rakhine has been in the global spotlight since 2017, after roughly 730,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing a...

'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...

UN investigators urge nations to snap...

UN investigators urge nations to snap...

South Asia

Tue, May 14 2019

Myanmar security forces are accused of killings, gang rape and arson during a crackdown that drove more...

Myanmar should open its doors to humanitarian...

Myanmar should open its doors to humanitarian...

Editorial

Sun, May 12 2019

The army, also known as Tatmadaw, reportedly opened fire on 275 men and boys

Suu Kyi tries to save face with Myanmar...

Suu Kyi tries to save face with Myanmar...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi - already seen as a pariah by many for perceived complicity in the Rohingya's...

Prison riot in northern Myanmar leaves...

Prison riot in northern Myanmar leaves...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

Prison department director Min Tun Soe said the riots were triggered over the inmate anger at not being...

Biman plane skids off Yangon airport...

Biman plane skids off Yangon airport...

World

Wed, May 8 2019

A total of 19 people, including the two pilots, have been injured

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...

UNHCR chief calls for solidarity with...

UNHCR chief calls for solidarity with...

World

Tue, May 7 2019

He also lauded individuals who chose courage over divisiveness, compassion over fear

5,000 Rohingyas languishing inside Myanmar,...

5,000 Rohingyas languishing inside Myanmar,...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, May 2 2019

Attitude reflects Myanmar’s unwillingness to take its people back, say officials

Myanmar troops kill 6 in Rakhine over...

Myanmar troops kill 6 in Rakhine over...

South Asia

Thu, May 2 2019

The soldiers had rounded up about 275 people during a search for members of the rebel Arakan Army, said...

EU extends ban on arms sales to...

EU extends ban on arms sales to...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 30 2019

Some 14 top military and border officials are under individual EU sanctions - barring them from travelling...

News analysis: Is the UN doing enough...

News analysis: Is the UN doing enough...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Apr 30 2019

Several delegates have visited the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar since the crisis began in August...

Stick to the plan

Stick to the plan

Rezaul Hoque

Tue, Apr 30 2019

It would be a mistake for Bangladesh to not uphold its bilateral agreement with Myanmar

Myanmar unrest hampers UN access to...

Myanmar unrest hampers UN access to...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 27 2019

UN officials and diplomats say repatriations are now unlikely to happen

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...

Myanmar pardons nearly 7,000 prisoners...

Myanmar pardons nearly 7,000 prisoners...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

President Win Myint granted unconditional amnesty to 6,948 prisoners serving jail terms around the country...