The pontiff has avoided direct discussion of the crisis to avoid setting off Buddhist hardliners.
29 Nov 2017 6:48 PM
Myanmar has bristled at pressure from Western nations over its armed forces' brutal response to Rohingya Muslim militants.
27 Nov 2017 4:13 PM
The visit comes as Myanmar's military stands accused of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslims.
27 Nov 2017 3:36 PM
Rights groups have accused security forces of atrocities, including mass rape, arson and killings.
24 Nov 2017 5:08 PM
The stateless Rohingya have been the target of communal violence and vicious anti-Muslim sentiment in mainly Buddhist Myanmar for years.
23 Nov 2017 4:18 PM
The general’s comments came a day after he met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
16 Nov 2017 6:24 PM
The military's latest claims were contrary to a large and growing body of evidence documenting severe rights abuses in Myanmar.
14 Nov 2017 1:18 PM
Ever since the bloodshed broke out in late August, tourism operators have witnessed a cascade of cancellations and rippling fear.
29 Oct 2017 5:13 PM
The border region has been emptied of most of its Muslim residents since late August.
29 Oct 2017 11:32 AM
His comments followed a meeting with US Ambassador Scot Marciel, who expressed concern over the half million fleeing refugees
12 Oct 2017 3:12 PM
The government offensive in the north of Rakhine State has sent some 520,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing to Bangladesh.
10 Oct 2017 10:45 AM
A cross-party motion was unanimously passed by the council on Tuesday, which said it was 'no longer appropriate' for her to hold the honour.
04 Oct 2017 4:55 PM
Myanmar's army is accused of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya in the far west
04 Oct 2017 12:23 PM
External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the India condemns terrorism in all forms.
30 Sep 2017 10:46 AM
The military's sweeping reprisal has left hundreds dead and sent nearly half a million Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.
27 Sep 2017 3:41 PM
The vast majority -- more than 430,000 -- are Rohingya Muslims who fled across the border to Bangladesh.
25 Sep 2017 11:24 AM
A senior police officer in northern Rakhine said they had been 'buried with 10-15 bodies in each hole.'
24 Sep 2017 8:56 PM
Facebook spokeswoman said that the move was in line with its policy of prohibiting violent groups from its site.
21 Sep 2017 12:29 PM
There were petitions floating online calling for 'Daw Suu' to be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize.
20 Sep 2017 2:54 PM
Her refusal so far to defend the Rohingya over nearly a month of violence has baffled and enraged the international community.
19 Sep 2017 8:47 AM