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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...

Myanmar says US sanctions against general...

Myanmar says US sanctions against general...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 28 2017

The US Treasury said Maung Maung Soe, former chief of the army's Western Command, would have his US assets...

UN rights investigator calls for pressure...

UN rights investigator calls for pressure...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 28 2017

The ICC cannot act against Myanmar without a referral because Myanmar is not an ICC member

UN envoy: Suu Kyi avoided discussion...

UN envoy: Suu Kyi avoided discussion...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 27 2017

She instead set up meetings between UN envoy Pramila Patten and government officials who said reports...

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...

UNHRC: Possible elements of genocide...

UNHRC: Possible elements of genocide...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 5 2017

During the session, State minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam warned that the massive exodus over...

WHO fears deadly diphtheria outbreak...

WHO fears deadly diphtheria outbreak...

Nation

Wed, Nov 29 2017

Many of the refugees were not vaccinated against diphtheria as children so there is little immunity against...

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

UN seeks report from Myanmar on rapes,...

UN seeks report from Myanmar on rapes,...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 28 2017

The panel said it wanted to know how many Rohingya women and girls are being detained by security...

Oxford strips Suu Kyi of city’s freedom...

Oxford strips Suu Kyi of city’s freedom...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 28 2017

The Nobel Peace Prize winner has come under fire for failing to speak up in defence of the minority Muslim...

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...

Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar...

Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 23 2017

The trip is so delicate that some of the pope's advisors have warned him against even saying the word...