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Myanmar rejects UN Rohingya citizenship appeal

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 21:07

Myanmar said it will not grant citizenship to Muslims identifying themselves as Rohingya, despite renewed pressure by United Nations which describes them as world`s most persecuted.

Fear grips western Myanmar after five Muslims killed

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 17:51

Terrified women and children hid in forests and security forces patrolled tense villages in western Myanmar on Wednesday, residents said, after sectarian clashes which left five Muslims dead.

India, Myanmar discuss Bodh Gaya blasts

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:43

India on Monday raised with Myanmar the incident of bomb blasts in holy town of Bodh Gaya in the backdrop of reports that the attack was a reaction of alleged violence against Muslims in that country.

Remove two-child policy for Muslims: US to Myanmar

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 11:17

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

Myanmar Muslims jailed for killing Buddhist monk

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 14:23

Six Muslim men and one minor have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from life to two years in prison for involvement in the killing of a Buddhist monk during sectarian violence in central Myanmar.

Dalai Lama condemns Buddhist attacks on Muslims in Myanmar

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 13:29

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has decried Buddhist monks` attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, saying that killing in the name of religion was "unthinkable".

India urged to help end killings in Myanmar

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 15:46

Human Rights Watch on Monday urged India to use its influence with Myanmar authorities to demand an end to attacks on Muslims there.

Myanmar unrest tests iconic status of Suu Kyi

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 10:33

Aung San Suu Kyi`s refusal to condemn attacks on Muslims in Myanmar has dimmed the Nobel laureate`s lustre among global rights campaigners.

UAE sends aid for Myanmar Muslims

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 23:51

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has instructed his charity to urgently dispatch relief aid to Myanmar`s Rohingya Muslims.