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Myanmar cancels UN Rakhine visit

Myanmar cancels UN Rakhine visit

South Asia

Thu, Sep 28 2017

The UN has drawn up a contingency plan to feed up to 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, and warned...

Conflict-hit Rakhine a magnet for Chinese...

Conflict-hit Rakhine a magnet for Chinese...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 28 2017

Rakhine, a vast area of farmland, coast and off-shore gas reserves, has been roiled by communal violence...

Rohingyas survive on leaves in burnt-down...

Rohingyas survive on leaves in burnt-down...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 27 2017

Satellite photos showed that tens of thousands of homes in northern Rakhine have been destroyed in 214...

Myanmar army hides Facebook posts covering...

Myanmar army hides Facebook posts covering...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 27 2017

The official military Facebook page shows a gap of nearly a month between a post on July 31 and the next...

Life-saving peanut paste for starving...

Life-saving peanut paste for starving...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 27 2017

A Unicef spokesman told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that it is giving nutritional supplies to about...

Rights group accuses Myanmar of crimes...

Rights group accuses Myanmar of crimes...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 26 2017

The International Criminal Court defines crimes against humanity as acts including murder, torture, rape...

New Rohingya refugees arrive with stories...

New Rohingya refugees arrive with stories...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 25 2017

More than 436,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed over to Bangladesh to escape the military persecution...

China and its economic stake in...

China and its economic stake in...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 24 2017

While the original investments were made at the state level, private firms have since become involved,...

International journalists, activists...

International journalists, activists...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 24 2017

According to Human Right Watch, new satellite images show that 99% of the villages in Rakhine have been...

'We are not terrorists' - an exclusive...

'We are not terrorists' - an exclusive...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 23 2017

An Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army commander in an exclusive interview with the Dhaka Tribune recounts...

Amnesty: Rohingya villages still being...

Amnesty: Rohingya villages still being...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 23 2017

One of the videos, that was taken on September 21 near Hpar Wat Chaung village in northern Maungdaw,...

US seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while...

US seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Tension between majority Buddhists and Rohingya, most of whom are denied citizenship, has simmered for...

India using chilli sprays, stun grenades...

India using chilli sprays, stun grenades...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government is growing increasingly hostile towards the...

Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes...

Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes...

World Tribune

Fri, Sep 22 2017

More than 400,000 Rohingya entered Bangladesh to escape a military counterinsurgency offensive in...

India presses on with Myanmar defence...

India presses on with Myanmar defence...

Uncategorized

Thu, Sep 21 2017

The two sides are discussing the supply of offshore patrol boats, a military official said. The Myanmar...

Myanmar army chief urges internally...

Myanmar army chief urges internally...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 21 2017

Animosity between Buddhists in Rakhine state and the Rohingya goes back generations, but has seethed...

US to give $32m for Rohingya...

US to give $32m for Rohingya...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 20 2017

The State Department will provide the money from an existing account for refugee and migration issues,...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going soft...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going soft...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 20 2017

Suu Kyi, the daughter of Myanmar's independence leader who founded the army, has for years been feted...

China calls for understanding of Myanmar's...

China calls for understanding of Myanmar's...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 20 2017

The remarks by Wang to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on the sidelines of a United Nations...

Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope...

Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 20 2017

Modi's government is making it easier for Hindus, Buddhists, Christians and other minorities from Bangladesh...

Britain suspends Myanmar military...

Britain suspends Myanmar military...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 19 2017

Britain's junior foreign minister Mark Field has said the UK armed forces provided vocational courses,...