Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 | Last Update : 04:32 AM IST

Rangoon [Yangon]

US orders diplomats out of Myanmar as violence spirals

Around 3,000 people fled through the jungle to seek safety across the border in Thailand after the weekend strikes

31 Mar 2021 11:15 AM

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes

The Security Council is likely to hold closed consultations on the escalating situation in Myanmar, UN diplomats said Sunday

29 Mar 2021 11:35 AM

Myanmar protesters defy curfew; media outlets ordered shut

Large-scale protests have occurred daily in many cities and towns since Myanmar's military seized power

09 Mar 2021 12:16 PM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to face court after deadly crackdown

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets regularly over the past month to oppose the coup

01 Mar 2021 11:31 AM

Thousands rally in Myanmar's Yangon despite military build up

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews said he feared the situation was spiralling out of control

17 Feb 2021 11:57 AM

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Thousands protest army takeover in Myanmar's biggest city

The U.S. Embassy called on the military to give up power, restore the democratically elected government and release those detained

07 Feb 2021 11:13 AM

Why is the military taking control in Myanmar?

In the capital, internet and phone access appeared to be blocked and barbed wire road blocks were set up across Yangon

01 Feb 2021 4:57 PM

Monsoon flooding in Myanmar forces thousands from their homes

‘We are working together with local authorities helping the people and providing food,’ said the department’s director, Phyu Lai Lai Htun.

15 Jul 2019 3:20 PM

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

UN investigators have separately called for the prosecution of top Myanmar generals for 'genocide'.

27 Jun 2019 9:37 PM

Myanmar gay man posts bullying note on Facebook before committing suicide

The 26-year-old librarian at MIU, his profile picture black with an insignia of death, detailed how he had been bullied by colleagues.

25 Jun 2019 4:52 PM

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Myanmar releases 2 Reuters journalists after over 500 days in jail

Reuters has said the two men did not commit any crime and had called for their release.

07 May 2019 9:45 AM

UN has 'no right to interfere' says Myanmar army chief

No country, organisation or group has the 'right to interfere in and make decisions over sovereignty of a country', report said.

24 Sep 2018 2:17 PM

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

Two Reuters reporters get 7 years in jail in landmark secrets case

The United Nations in Myanmar had called for release of the imprisoned journalists.

03 Sep 2018 10:13 AM

Nearly 1,20,000 displaced as floods wreak havoc in Myanmar

Over 118,000 people have taken refuge in 285 camps so far, as the toll climbed to 11 dead, including three solders, with more deaths feared.

31 Jul 2018 5:51 PM

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Reuters journalists charged under Official Secrets Act by Myanmar court

Both journalists have pleaded 'not guilty' to the charges, telling the judge they had 'followed journalistic ethics'.

09 Jul 2018 1:23 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

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