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Myanmar slammed over visa refusal to...

Myanmar slammed over visa refusal to...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 12 2017

The north of Myanmar's Rakhine state has been under lockdown since October, when the military launched...

UNHRC urges Myanmar to protect detained...

UNHRC urges Myanmar to protect detained...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 15 2017

Myanmar's ambassador in Geneva, Htin Lynn, did not directly address the issue of the detained children,...

A community under assault

A community under assault

Editorial

Fri, Jun 2 2017

What led the Bangalis to blame the local adivasis? And why have the police not done anything to stop...

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...

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...

Buddhist leaders demand punishment for...

Buddhist leaders demand punishment for...

Law & Rights

Sun, May 21 2017

We believe that a vested interest group has been spreading false news to incite violence

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...

Buddha Purnima celebrated

Buddha Purnima celebrated

Nation

Wed, May 10 2017

Buddha Purnima marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It falls on the day of the full...

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...

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...

Becoming a bigger player

Becoming a bigger player

Ridwan Quaium , Ridwan Quaium

Fri, Mar 31 2017

How does Bangladesh compare with ASEAN members?

UN launches probe of crimes against...

UN launches probe of crimes against...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 24 2017

Myanmar rejects the move as 'not acceptable' while China and India 'disassociate' themselves from the...

Karate and wooden guns: How new insurgent...

Karate and wooden guns: How new insurgent...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Reuters spoke to around a dozen Rohingyas from villages in the conflict zone about the activities of...

Relief camp in China swells as thousands...

Relief camp in China swells as thousands...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 13 2017

The conflict is also fraying ties between China and Myanmar, which Beijing has hoped could be a key gateway...

UN warns over thousands of 'indirect...

UN warns over thousands of 'indirect...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Exclusive: Number of undocumented victims of an alleged campaign of persecution could exceed total reported...

IS now asking Bangladeshi jihadists...

IS now asking Bangladeshi jihadists...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 1 2017

The discussion on 'LM' channel, acronym for 'Lone Mujahid,' was launched on February 28 with a series...

Myanmar's armed ethnic groups want new...

Myanmar's armed ethnic groups want new...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 28 2017

They have also called for the intervention of China and United Nations to Myanmar’s peace process