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Myanmar says 14 hostages freed in attacks...

Myanmar army: 14 hostages freed in attacks...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 28 2019

More than 50 people were taken hostage on October 26

Mothers of Myanmar pair facing death...

Mothers of Myanmar pair facing death...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 24 2019

The police were accused of buckling under pressure to solve a crime that attracted global attention

The bitter world we inhabit

The bitter world we inhabit

Forrest Cookson

Mon, Sep 23 2019

With the Rohingya crisis, simply continuing the current arrangements is unfeasible

UN: 600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar...

UN: 600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 16 2019

Some 740,000 Rohingya fled burning villages, bringing accounts of murder, rape and torture over the border...

Myanmar says holding court martial after...

Myanmar says holding court martial after...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

UN investigators want Myanmar generals prosecuted for genocide for overseeing the brutal crackdown in...

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social...

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 22 2019

The company closed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 pages, 15 groups and five Instagram accounts, some of which...

A guarantee of safety

A guarantee of safety

Editorial

Thu, Aug 22 2019

How Myanmar will pay for its crimes cannot simply be swept under the rug

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine...

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 31 2019

Rakhine state is one of Myanmar's poorest regions and NGOs provide aid to tens of thousands of Rohingya...

Satellite images show Myanmar's minimal...

Satellite images show Myanmar's minimal...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 24 2019

Myanmar has repeatedly said it is ready to take back refugees, blaming Bangladesh for failed efforts...

Foreign minister urges US Congressmen...

Momen urges US Congressmen to persuade...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Jul 18 2019

US legislators appreciate Bangladesh’s generosity for hosting refugees

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya...

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 12 2019

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues...

Dozens of boat people found stranded...

Dozens of boat people found stranded...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 8 2019

Each year thousands of Bangladeshi and Rohingya refugees try to reach Malaysia or Indonesia by sea

Man dies after alleged custody abuse...

Man dies after alleged custody abuse...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 3 2019

Myanmar's army has deployed thousands of troops to the troubled western state in recent months to...

Myanmar shuts down internet in Rakhine,...

Myanmar shuts down internet in...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jun 24 2019

UN envoy concerned about civilians' wellbeing

'Asean must not turn a blind eye to...

'Asean must not turn a blind eye to...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 19 2019

More than 700,000 Rohingya crossed into Bangladesh in 2017, according to UN agencies

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

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...

'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...

OHCHR expresses deep concern over Rakhine...

OHCHR expresses deep concern over Rakhine...

South Asia

Fri, May 10 2019

'We are deeply concerned about possibly 40 to 50 ethnic Rakhine boys and men who reportedly remain...

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...

Myanmar rebels storm police base in...

Myanmar rebels storm police base in...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 11 2019

The Information Ministry said around 200 insurgents stormed a police headquarters in Mrauk U before being...