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Rangoon (Yangon)

COVID-19 outbreak builds in Myanmar near Indian border

Medics are concerned that few cases are being detected

04 Jun 2021 3:41 PM

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

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

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

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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

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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

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US diplomat resigns from Suu Kyi panel on Rohingya crisis

Bill accused Suu Kyi of a 'furious response' to his calls to help free two Reuters journalists arrested while reporting on Rakhine crisis.

25 Jan 2018 3:16 PM

Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delay in repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar authorities are also accused of drawing out the process by agreeing to take back just 1,500 people a week.

23 Jan 2018 4:02 PM

Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within 2 years'

It does not cover Rohingya refugees who were living in Bangladesh prior to that date who the UN estimates number at 200,000.

16 Jan 2018 1:10 PM

Talks in Myanmar to 'settle issues' on Rohingya return

In December 2017, Bangladeshi officials said they had sent a list of 100,000 names to Myanmar for the first round of repatriation.

15 Jan 2018 3:14 PM

Fighting only option against state violence: Rohingya militants

The United Nations condemned the Myanmar military campaign as ethnic cleansing. Buddhist-majority Myanmar rejected that.

07 Jan 2018 2:36 PM

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