Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:17
Police in Mandalay, Myanmar`s second-biggest city, said they had arrested another five people after sectarian violence in which a Buddhist and a Muslim died, but an overnight curfew and a heavy security presence appeared to have restored calm on Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:20
Myanmar police fired rubber bullets on Wednesday to disperse crowds of Buddhists and Muslims facing off in the streets of Mandalay, the country`s second-largest city, police said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 16:24
Police and activists say several women villagers from Myanmar`s Rohingya minority have been shot dead in a confrontation with security officials.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 18:18
Police in central Myanmar fired warning shots to disperse a crowd after a mosque and shops were attacked Tuesday, the president`s spokesman said, in the latest religious unrest to hit the country.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 16:42
Police in Myanmar say at least 42 people have been arrested and may face trial for their roles in an outbreak of sectarian violence last month.
Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 10:00
Myanmar police have arrested 18 suspects in connection with a riot that killed at least 32 people and which left over 9,600 homeless, the Information Ministry said.
Last Updated: Friday, October 28, 2011, 17:12
US and other Western nations are maintaining political, economic sanctions against the repressive former ruling junta.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 06, 2010, 15:04
Myanmar police on Thursday said they had arrested a man in connection with deadly blasts in a Yangon park last month.
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