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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...

Sri Lanka monks vow to resist deal with...

Sri Lanka monks vow to resist deal with...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 10 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena has stated he wants to prevent a repeat of the bloody separatist war that...

Sri Lanka ends decades-long occupation...

Sri Lanka ends decades-long occupation...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 4 2017

The UN has been pressing Colombo to step up reconciliation efforts and reduce the military's presence...

31 killed in ethnic violence in central...

31 killed in ethnic violence in central...

Africa

Tue, Jun 20 2017

Dogons also accuse Fulanis in the area of colluding with cleric Amadou Koufa, whose Islamist group recently...

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,...

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...

China-backed militia new powerbrokers...

China-backed militia new powerbrokers...

South Asia

Fri, May 26 2017

In March, China held military drills in a show of strength after thousands of refugees poured across...

Myanmar opens fresh round of peace...

Myanmar opens fresh round of peace...

South Asia

Wed, May 24 2017

Delegates seek to revive country's faltering peace process amid some of the worst violence in years

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...

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...

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...

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...

More than 20,000 refugees flee to China...

More than 20,000 refugees flee to China...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Fighting has been taking place in the same region as clashes in 2015 between authorities and an alliance...

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...