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
Critics have called for her to be stripped of her Nobel prize for failing to do more to halt the strife.
14 Sep 2017 4:00 PM
Bahadur Shah Zafar died at the age of 87 in then Rangoon, where he was exiled to by the British after the revolt of 1857.
07 Sep 2017 2:50 PM
Addressing the Indian diaspora at Yangon in Myanmar, Modi said his government considers the country above politics.
07 Sep 2017 10:43 AM
Local police said the simultaneous attacks targeted at least 26 outposts of the police, border guard police and security forces in Rakhine.
25 Aug 2017 3:28 PM
The government blames the killings on the insurgent Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, which claimed the raids on police posts last October.
12 Aug 2017 1:15 PM
The commission examined the deadly violence began in Rakhine State in Oct last year after attacks by Rohingya militants on Police posts.
06 Aug 2017 3:44 PM
The adverse weather 'caused the plane to stall, or lose the ability to attain lift, resulting in a spin, also known as a nose dive.
19 Jul 2017 11:31 AM
The burnings, to mark world anti-drugs day, follow another year of record seizures of narcotics from the remote borderlands of Myanmar.
26 Jun 2017 1:17 PM
After conflicting information on the number of people on board, the latest update from the military said the plane was carrying 122 people.
08 Jun 2017 9:32 AM
Debris from the missing military plane found in the Andaman Sea.
08 Jun 2017 2:36 AM
An air force source requesting anonymity confirmed a navy search and rescue ship had found pieces of the plane.
07 Jun 2017 6:32 PM
An airport source, who asked not to be named, said the plane was carrying 105 passengers and 11 crew members.
07 Jun 2017 5:08 PM
The duo allegedly duped the money changer into giving them the $90,000 before they had handed over the equivalent amount in Myanmar kyat.
22 Apr 2017 1:39 PM
Fatal boat accidents are common in Myanmar, a poor country with rudimentary transport and weakly-enforced safety regulations.
08 Apr 2017 2:04 PM
Myanmar's economic and political elite, including the NLD, have long been dominated by the majority Bamar ethnicity.
01 Apr 2017 5:35 PM