Myanmar police arrest five as calm returns to Mandalay after riots

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.

Myanmar police fire rubber bullets to end sectarian trouble in Mandalay

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. 

Three Rohingya killed in clash with Myanmar police

Police and activists say several women villagers from Myanmar`s Rohingya minority have been shot dead in a confrontation with security officials.

Mosque, shops attacked in fresh Myanmar unrest: Govt

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.

Myanmar riot: 18 suspects arrested

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.

Myanmar police charge 7 for staging land protest

US and other Western nations are maintaining political, economic sanctions against the repressive former ruling junta.

Myanmar police accuse exile group for Yangon blasts

Myanmar police on Thursday said they had arrested a man in connection with deadly blasts in a Yangon park last month.