Myanmar aid group asks ceasefire to evacuate trapped civilians

Aid workers called today for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the centre of fierce fighting between Myanmar's army and ethnic rebels, after the deaths of two more civilians in an area cloaked by a state of emergency.

Civilians recount `terrifying` attack on Myanmar aid convoy

Civilians fleeing bloody clashes between government troops and ethnic rebels in northeastern Myanmar on Wednesday described crouching in terror as a hail of bullets flew around them in an attack on a local aid convoy that wounded two people.

Remove two-child policy for Muslims: US to Myanmar

Expressing deep concerns, the US has appealed to Myanmar to immediately shun its plan of a two-child policy for Rohingya Muslims.

Sectarian violence flares in Myanmar; mosque, orphanage burned

Clashes between Muslims and Buddhists were reported in Lashio, the capital of Myanmar`s northeastern Shan state, on Tuesday night.