Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 | Last Update : 11:39 PM IST

Rangoon (Yangon)

Myanmar says court was 'independent' in Reuters journalists' case

A judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching the law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison.

09 Sep 2018 1:57 PM

Rohingya Muslims massacred 53 Hindus last yr, says report

Amnesty International said that ARSA killed 53 Hindus, mostly children, in Kha Maung Seik village cluster in northern Maungdaw.

23 May 2018 10:42 AM

Myanmar army chief denies rape of Rohingya as UN visits

Launched in August 2017, that campaign drove around 700,000 Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, fleeing burnt villages and army atrocities.

01 May 2018 1:14 PM

7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

The Rohingya men from the northern Rakhine village of Inn Din were buried in a mass grave in September 2017 after being hacked to death.

11 Apr 2018 11:06 AM

Conditions in Myanmar ‘not conducive’ for Rohingyas to return: United Nations

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.

08 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

Myanmar parliament elects Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint as new president

Myanmar’s military ruled for 50 yrs during which it was blamed of widespread abuses before partly handing power to a civilian govt in 2016.

28 Mar 2018 12:57 PM

In the name of development, Myanmar govt takes away Rohingya land

Rakhine state has been largely sealed off from rights groups, the media and UN investigators.

12 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

Nothing left: Govt bulldozes Rohingya villages, genocide evidence along with it

‘When you see the pictures, it’s clear that whatever was left -- the mosques, the cemeteries, the homes -- they’re gone.’

24 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

In Yangon, Rohingya fear rising persecution, hatred

Bloody military operations that followed Rohingya militant attacks in August have driven nearly 700,000 Rohingya into refugee camps.

12 Feb 2018 6:38 PM

Petrol bomb thrown at Myanmar’s ‘democracy heroine’ Suu Kyi’s home

‘It was a petrol bomb,’ spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed

01 Feb 2018 11:59 AM