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Myanmar bars Rakhine documentary from...

Myanmar bars Rakhine documentary from...

World

Fri, Jun 9 2017

Northern Rakhine become a hotbed of violence again in October 2016 when the military launched a bloody...

Bodies, debris found in search for missing...

Bodies, debris found in search for missing...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 8 2017

Three bodies, including two adults and a child, were found some 35 km from the southern coastal town...

Debris from Myanmar military plane carrying...

Debris from Myanmar military plane carrying...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 7 2017

More than a dozen children were believed to be among the passengers on the plane travelling from the...

Myanmar police arrest journalists over...

Myanmar police arrest journalists over...

World

Tue, Jun 6 2017

Free speech advocates have criticised the law, and several journalists said they plan to wear armbands...

Yangon authorities sue Muslims for praying...

Yangon authorities sue Muslims for praying...

World

Mon, Jun 5 2017

'It’s our mosque as well as our school. We don’t know when it will be reopened'

Unicef: 1.3m children in 3 countries...

Unicef: 1.3m children in 3 countries...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 2 2017

UNICEF ramps up aid delivery for children and families affected by severe weather in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh...

Indian rights lawyer to lead UN probe...

Indian rights lawyer to lead UN probe...

South Asia

Tue, May 30 2017

Myanmar diplomats have rejected the move as 'not acceptable' and 'not in harmony with the situation on...

Facebook ban of anti-Muslim slur sparks...

Facebook ban of anti-Muslim slur sparks...

South Asia

Mon, May 29 2017

Some users said they were even blocked after writing other words that include the same sound in the Burmese...

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...