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Secession fears cloud Myanmar peace...

Secession fears cloud Myanmar peace...

World

Mon, May 29 2017

Myanmar, scarred by some of the world’s longest-running civil wars, has dozens of ethnic minorities,...

China-backed militia new powerbrokers...

China-backed militia new powerbrokers...

South Asia

Fri, May 26 2017

In March, China held military drills in a show of strength after thousands of refugees poured across...

Myanmar opens fresh round of peace...

Myanmar opens fresh round of peace...

South Asia

Wed, May 24 2017

Delegates seek to revive country's faltering peace process amid some of the worst violence in years

Myanmar top Buddhist body bans extremist...

Myanmar top Buddhist body bans extremist...

South Asia

Tue, May 23 2017

The Sangha's sanction comes just weeks after the same committee, which represents the upper echelons...

Myanmar army rejects UN findings of...

Myanmar army rejects UN findings of...

South Asia

Tue, May 23 2017

Myanmar's security forces committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya in a campaign that very...

Bangladesh turn up the heat on Myanmar...

Bangladesh turn up the heat on Myanmar...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 17 2017

About a million Rohingya Muslims live in apartheid-like conditions in squalid camps in northwestern Rakhine...

China offers help for Myanmar peace...

China offers help for Myanmar peace...

South Asia

Tue, May 16 2017

Myanmar has been sharply criticised in the West over violence against the Rohingya

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...

Bangladesh detains Rohingyas attempting...

Bangladesh detains Rohingyas attempting...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, May 10 2017

Tens of thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi economic migrants seeking jobs have made the...

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...

Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard...

Sri Lanka rescues 30 Rohingya aboard...

South Asia

Sun, Apr 30 2017

Four years ago Sri Lanka's navy rescued 138 refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar whose boat had been...

Myanmar begins shuttering three Rakhine...

Myanmar begins shuttering three Rakhine...

World

Wed, Apr 12 2017

National Security Advisor Thaung Tun said the government had begun with three camps named in the commission’s...

Infographic: Suu Kyi denies Rohingya...

Infographic: Suu Kyi denies Rohingya...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 7 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has denied ethnic cleansing of the country's Rohingya Muslims, despite...

Bangladesh and Myanmar to seal border...

Bangladesh and Myanmar to seal border...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Apr 7 2017

'If anything like that happens again, we will exchange information (and) we will base our security measures...

Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar...

Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied there is ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, despite...

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...

Rohingya rebel leader challenges Myanmar's...

Rohingya rebel leader challenges Myanmar's...

World

Sat, Apr 1 2017

More than a million Rohingya live in northwestern Myanmar's Rakhine State, where they are denied citizenship,...

Myanmar goes to polls for by-elections,...

Myanmar goes to polls for by-elections,...

World

Sat, Apr 1 2017

The by-elections will fill 19 vacant seats in the national and regional parliaments at a time when Suu...

Time to get tough on Myanmar 

Time to get tough on Myanmar 

Editorial

Thu, Mar 30 2017

We need to let Myanmar know that, unless it respects the basic human rights of its own people, there...