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UN calls on Myanmar`s Suu Kyi to visit crisis-hit Rakhine

The UN has urged Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the north of Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority.

United Nations calls on Myanmar`s Suu Kyi to visit crisis-hit Rakhine

The UN has urged Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit northern Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority.

China offers Myanmar support to end ethnic unrest near border

China told Myanmar on Wednesday that they should work together to stabilise their shared border, in the wake of a series of attacks by ethnic armed groups on Myanmar security forces and thousands of people crossing into China to escape the violence.

Malaysia PM to attend rally condemning Myanmar violence

The gathering, which will take place in an yet-to-be announced location on Sunday, will involve politicians, NGOs and "all concerned with the issue" the official told AFP, without giving further details.

Bangladesh to send back Rohingya fleeing Myanmar unrest

Bangladesh to send back Rohingya fleeing Myanmar unrest

Police in the Bangladeshi border town of Cox`s Bazar said on Wednesday, they had detained 70 Rohingya, including women and children, and would send them back across the border.

China says 3,000 flee Myanmar after fighting along border

China is giving shelter to more than 3,000 people who have fled Myanmar after fighting between the government and rebels, and stray shells have fallen inside Chinese territory causing minor damage but no deaths, state media said on Tuesday.

Myanmar government faces new crisis as ethnic armies attack military

The fighting last year pitted the army against the predominantly ethnic Chinese Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and its allies, the Ta`ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Arakan Army (AA).

India, Myanmar to closely coordinate on border security

India and Myanmar on Wednesday agreed to closely coordinate with each other on border security while Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed New Delhi's commitment to help develop Myanmar.

India committed to Myanmar's development: PM Narendra Modi in joint address with Aung San Suu Kyi

India committed to Myanmar's development: PM Narendra Modi in joint address with Aung San Suu Kyi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India was committed to the development of Myanmar as the two countries signed new agreements to enhance bilateral ties during State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's New Delhi visit.

PM Narendra Modi meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met State Counsellor and Foreign Minister of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi here on Wednesday, the third and concluding day of her three-day state visit to India.

Aung Suu Kyi to meet PM Narendra Modi today

Aung Suu Kyi to meet PM Narendra Modi today

State Counselor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi, who is on a three-day visit to India, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today.India and Myanmar have been trying to give bilateral ties a more strategic approach after the National League for Democracy under the leadership of Suu Kyi came to power in Myanmar in March this year.

Death toll rises as Myanmar battles border attackers

Myanmar`s security forces have now killed at least 26 people in response to attacks on police that have sparked a dramatic escalation in violence in a Muslim-majority region along its border with Bangladesh, according to reports in state media.

US President Barack Obama lifts economic sanctions on Myanmar

US President Barack Obama lifts economic sanctions on Myanmar

US President Barack Obama has issued an executive order to lift economic sanctions on Myanmar.

Suu Kyi makes first UN speech as Myanmar leader

Suu Kyi makes first UN speech as Myanmar leader

Suu Kyi's appearance Monday at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations is the latest landmark in a personal and national transformation as the country also known as Burma emerges from five decades of military rule.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi calls for investment after Barack Obama pledges sanctions relief

Sanctions were imposed on Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in 1997 after decades under a military dictatorship that stifled dissent and showed little regard for human rights.
 

Sanctions against Myanmar to be lifted soon: US President Barack Obama

Sanctions against Myanmar to be lifted soon: US President Barack Obama

The United States would "soon" lift its sanctions against Myanmar, the US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.

Sushma Swaraj calls on Myanmar President

Sushma Swaraj went to Myanmar`s administrative capital Nay Pyi Taw for a daylong visit on August 22 during which she invited President U Htin Kyaw to visit India.

Sushma Swaraj in Myanmar; to hold talks with Suu Kyi

Sushma Swaraj in Myanmar; to hold talks with Suu Kyi

Swaraj will call on President U Htin Kyaw, apart from meeting Nobel laureate and democracy icon Suu Kyi, who is the de facto leader.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi says China to support peace talks

Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi expects China to support historic peace talks with armed groups near the countries` troubled joint border, she said Friday during a landmark visit overshadowed by a stalled dam project.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi was to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday in her first major foreign trip since becoming the country`s de facto leader, with a suspended Beijing-backed dam project set to dominate talks.