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Myanmar turns down UN Security Council...

Myanmar turns down UN Security Council...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 3 2018

The council has demanded that hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas who were driven out of Rakhine state...

UN calls on Myanmar for unhindered access...

UN calls on Myanmar for unhindered access...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 24 2018

UNHCR said earlier there are continued restrictions on access for aid agencies, the media and other independent...

Bangladesh official says village burns...

Bangladesh official says village burns...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Footage of the blaze quickly spread among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh through social media, with...

Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delayed...

Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delayed...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Myanmar officials said that by Tuesday afternoon no Rohingya had crossed back into Rakhine, the scene...

Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation...

Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 20 2018

Bangladesh will provide an advance list of prospective returnees with forms attesting to their residency...

US envoy: Myanmar admission soldiers...

US envoy: Myanmar admission soldiers...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 11 2018

The US ambassador said he hoped the acknowledgment by the military that soldiers were involved in the...

Myanmar army changes tack with Rohingya...

Myanmar army changes tack with Rohingya...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 11 2018

Some observers say the army move is an attempt to retake control of the story after rumours of extra-judical...

Myanmar soldiers kill 10 captured Rohingya...

Myanmar soldiers kill 10 captured Rohingya...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 10 2018

The military refers to members of the Rohingya minority as 'Bengalis,' a term the Rohingya reject as...

Myanmar plans to take back 450 Hindus...

Myanmar plans to take back 450 Hindus...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 28 2017

Myanmar's military cracked down on Rohingya from Rakhine state following rebel attacks on an army base...

US hits Myanmar general in new global...

US hits Myanmar general in new global...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 21 2017

Others hit with sanctions included Benjamin Bol Mel, who has served as an adviser to South Sudan President...

Red Cross says life has stopped in Myanmar's...

Red Cross says life has stopped in Myanmar's...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 13 2017

The ICRC is one of the only aid agencies to operate in northern Rakhine after Myanmar's military waged...

UN envoy urges Security Council to visit...

UN envoy urges Security Council to visit...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 13 2017

Myanmar's army released a report last month denying all allegations of rapes and killings by security...

Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar...

Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 9 2017

While the worst bouts of violence appear to have subsided in recent months, refugees are still crossing...

Report: Pope’s meeting with Myanmar...

Report: Pope’s meeting with Myanmar...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 28 2017

The meeting was organised on the recommendation of the archbishop of Yangon, Charles Bo, who also advised...

Suu Kyi: Trust has been eroded between...

Suu Kyi: Trust has been eroded between...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 28 2017

Suu Kyi did not refer to the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled since a military crackdown...

Pope sidesteps Rohingya crisis in Myanmar...

Pope sidesteps Rohingya crisis in Myanmar...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 28 2017

Pope does not use term 'Rohingya' in first Myanmar address

Pope meets Myanmar's military chief...

Pope meets Myanmar's military chief...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 27 2017

The army chief told the pope that 'there's no religious discrimination in Myanmar and there's the freedom...

Thousands travel to Yangon for Pope's...

Thousands travel to Yangon for Pope's...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 27 2017

The most tense moments of his visit are likely to be private meetings with the army chief, Senior General...

UNHRC to hold special session on...

UNHRC to hold special session on...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 27 2017

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has described the army's crackdown in Rakhine...

The Pope and the 'R' word

The Pope and the 'R' word

South Asia

Mon, Nov 27 2017

The big question is whether the Pope will address the group's plight head-on by using the 'R' word in...

Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar despite...

Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar despite...

Nation

Mon, Nov 27 2017

The repatriation agreement applies to Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh who fled Myanmar in two...