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UN to `urgently` send rights probe to Myanmar

The UN rights council agreed Friday to "urgently" launch an investigation into violations against Myanmar`s Rohingya Muslims, including torture, murder and rapes allegedly committed by troops.

Free soup puts 350 in Myanmar hospital with food poisoning

A free lunch for villagers in southern Myanmar turned sour after it landed more than a third of the rural community in hospital with food poisoning.

Myanmar mother sues son for calling her a 'prostitute'

A Myanmar woman is suing her own son for calling her a "prostitute" on Facebook, the latest case under a controversial law that critics say is increasingly stifling free speech.

Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

An investigating team formed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh today and questioned some of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority Buddhists.

Philippines` Duterte calls European critics `crazies`

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has described European lawmakers as "crazies" in a salty-tongued rebuttal of criticism of his deadly drug war, while vowing again that all traffickers will be killed.

AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Myanmar will be a difficult team to beat at home: Stephen Constantine

AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Myanmar will be a difficult team to beat at home: Stephen Constantine

Myanmar had emerged winners in the last meeting between the two sides -- in the 2014 edition of AFC Challenge Cup

Rohingya group urges  European Union support for probe into 'Myanmar's Crimes against Rohingya'

Rohingya group urges European Union support for probe into 'Myanmar's Crimes against Rohingya'

A group representing Rohingya in Europe has called on the European Union to support a United Nation (UN)-led investigation into "Myanmar's Crimes against Rohingya."

Fear grips Manipur villages over 'intrusion' by Myanmar Army

Fear grips Manipur villages over 'intrusion' by Myanmar Army

Even a week after reports emerged of Myanmar troops invading Holenphai village in Tengnoupal district on March 4 to vandalise a mill, fear grips the border villages of Manipur.

China says more than 20,000 from Myanmar seek refuge across border

China`s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday more than 20,000 people from Myanmar are seeking refuge in China from fighting in northern Myanmar.

Myanmar govt swats away `biased` UN abuse claims

A close aide to Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday dismissed mounting international pressure over alleged abuses of Rohingya Muslims as "biased and unfair", despite UN evidence of murder, rape and torture by security forces.

Bangladesh starts head count for Rohingya relocation

Bangladesh authorities have began a census of Rohingya refugees living in the country`s southeast as part of a controversial move to relocate them to an uninhabited island, officials said Tuesday.

At least 160 killed in clashes on Myanmar-China border: Army

At least 160 people have died in around three months of clashes between the military and ethnic armed groups in Myanmar`s northern state of Shan, a senior Army official said Tuesday, threatening peace talks set for next month.

Myanmar Buddhists protest raid on scandal-hit Thai temple

Myanmar Buddhist nationalists rallied outside the Thai embassy in Yangon on Friday to condemn the Thai government`s siege of the controversial Dhammakaya temple as officers search for an elderly monk accused of massive embezzlement.

Hundreds of Rohingya 'return home' from Bangladesh

Hundreds of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar have returned home, community leaders said today, adding that most had gone back temporarily to fetch relatives.

Military operation in troubled Rakhine has ended, says Myanmar

Myanmar`s military has ended a clearance operation in the country`s troubled Rakhine State, government officials said, ending a four-month sweep that the United Nations said may amount to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.

Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh

Myanmar has reopened a border gate with Bangladesh which was temporarily closed following terrorist attacks on some three border posts in 2016, the State Counsellor's Office here said on Thursday.

Ex-army officer ordered Myanmar lawyer's murder: Presidency

A former military officer ordered the murder of a prominent Myanmar lawyer and advisor to de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the president's office said today.

Myanmar to probe police over allegations of crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar to probe police over allegations of crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar has denied almost all allegations of human rights abuses in northern Rakhine State, where many Rohingya live.

Suu Kyi urges Myanmar armed ethnic groups to sign ceasefire

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi today called on all armed ethnic groups to sign a nationwide ceasefire.

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism of Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism of Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya

Pope Francis on Wednesday issued a stinging criticism of atrocities against Myanmar`s minority Rohingya