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At least 160 killed in clashes on Myanmar-China...

At least 160 killed in clashes on Myanmar-China...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 28 2017

More than 20,000 people have been displaced since fighting between the army and several armed ethnic...

Myanmar activists seek corporate help...

Myanmar activists seek corporate help...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 24 2017

A letter sent this week to Unilever CEO Paul Polman asked the company to clarify its stance on the...

Myanmar's most powerful 'Wa militia'...

Myanmar's most powerful 'Wa militia'...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 23 2017

The United Wa State Army, also known as the Wa, is the most powerful of the country's ethnic rebel factions...

Myanmar's Kachin armed groups want ‘terrorist’...

Myanmar's Kachin armed groups want ‘terrorist’...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 22 2017

This was among seven demands made by the groups in a statement released at the conclusion of the pre-21st...

Myanmar: Malaysian aid for Rohingya...

Myanmar: Malaysian aid for Rohingya...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 22 2017

Amounting to about $1.1m, the 500 tonnes of donations from Malaysia includes instant noodles, hygiene...

UN envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox's...

UN envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox's...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Feb 21 2017

Yanghee Lee, the UN's Special Rapporteur on the issue, was in the coastal district on Tuesday after holding...

Myanmar probes murder of four people...

Myanmar probes murder of four people...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 21 2017

For months Myanmar has curtailed access to the strip of land near the Bangladesh border and vehemently...

Sold into marriage: How Rohingya girls...

Sold into marriage: How Rohingya girls...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 15 2017

Since 2012, violence and communal clashes have seen hundreds of Rohingya killed while tens of thousands...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The sentencing comes days after a blistering report from the UN accused Myanmar's troops and police of...

Rohingya island construction work...

Rohingya island construction work...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Feb 11 2017

The government estimates 400,000 Rohingya refugees are living in Bangladesh, including nearly 70,000...

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism...

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 8 2017

Pope Francis defends right of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims to 'live their faith'

UN: Myanmar army killed and raped in...

UN: Myanmar army killed and raped in...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Myanmar has denied almost all allegations of human rights abuses in northern Rakhine and says a lawful...

Malaysia sends off aid ship bound for...

Malaysia sends off aid ship bound for...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Myanmar has not allowed the ship to sail to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, as organisers had hoped....

UN rights envoy visits Myanmar amid...

UN rights envoy visits Myanmar amid...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 9 2017

Residents and refugees accuse the military of killing, raping and arbitrarily detaining civilians while...

UN: 22,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar to...

UN: 22,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar to...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 9 2017

The exodus of Rohingya from northern Rakhine began after Myanmar's army launched clearance operations...

US official: In Myanmar crackdown, abuses...

US official: In Myanmar crackdown, abuses...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 9 2017

Human rights groups and neighbouring, Muslim-majority Malaysia accuse Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung...

Uprooted by war, fearing troops, Myanmar...

Uprooted by war, fearing troops, Myanmar...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 6 2017

More than 100,000 people in Kachin state, in Myanmar's north, have been forced from their homes by fighting...

Myanmar accused of 'whitewash' as panel...

Myanmar accused of 'whitewash' as panel...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Myanmar's government has also denied allegations that abuses have been committed, but has prevented independent...

Malaysia police: Myanmar faces danger...

Malaysia police: Myanmar faces danger...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 4 2017

Myanmar faces a growing danger of attacks by foreign supporters of Islamic State (IS) recruited from...

Myanmar commission plays down abuse...

Myanmar commission plays down abuse...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 4 2017

The commission also found 'insufficient evidence' of rape but added it was still looking into claims...

Myanmar detains police over Rohingya...

Myanmar detains police over Rohingya...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 2 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi's office named four officers who were involved in the operation including constable...