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Myanmar floods kill two, displace tens of thousands

Myanmar floods kill two, displace tens of thousands

A small dam collapsed in the Bago region on Saturday.

Myanmar sees insurgents behind Rohingya killings in Northwest

Myanmar sees insurgents behind Rohingya killings in Northwest

Officials say Rohingya insurgents are behind this and a slew of killings in the area that has been racked by violence in recent months, with security forces accused of committing atrocities against civilians.

India-China-Myanmar interaction interesting: Chinese media

The article suggested Myanmar was enhancing ties with India to "minimise its over reliance" on China, diversify its economic portfolio, and out of its "urgent need to engage neighbouring countries after prolonged isolation."

Myanmar is a 'key pillar' of India's Act East Policy: PM Narendra Modi

Myanmar is a 'key pillar' of India's Act East Policy: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Modi also appreciated the close cooperation between the Armed forces of India and Myanmar.

Myanmar is key pillar in India's 'Act East' policy: PM Narendra Modi

Myanmar is key pillar in India's 'Act East' policy: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi also conveyed his condolences at the loss of lives of Myanmar armed forces personnel and their families in the tragic air crash of June 7. 

Cannot overlook what is happening in Myanmar: Nikki Haley

The UN estimates that more than 90,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee their homes in northern Rakhine State since last October.

Police arrests Kangleipak Communist Party cadre trained in Myanmar

The militant was arrested yesterday evening by a team of high ranking police officers comprising Imphal East Additional SP (L&O) W Kasar and others.

Myanmar policeman fled deadly mob attack on Rohingya men

A group of Rakhine Buddhists threw bricks at Rohingya men in the state capital of Sittwe on Tuesday, killing one - identified as Maung Nu, also known as Monir Ahmad, 55 - the office of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said in a statement.

Assam Rifles boosts vigil along India-Myanmar border

The para-military Assam Rifles stepped up security on the India-Myanmar border along eastern Mizoram to stop drugs and arms smuggling, an official said on Tuesday.

Earthquake hits Myanmar, northeast India

India's northeastern states shook on Sunday morning when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar, officials said.

Myanmar aid worker murdered in latest Rakhine killing

Northern Rakhine has been gripped by crisis ever since the military launched a brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in response to a militant uprising in October 2016.

Thailand police probe Belgian tourist's "suicide" amid online doubts

Thai police said on Friday they were re-opening an investigation into the death in April of a Belgian tourist which was ruled a suicide at the time after online posts voiced concern that she may have been murdered.

Myanmar says it will refuse entry to UN investigators probing Rohingya abuses

Myanmar says it will refuse entry to UN investigators probing Rohingya abuses

Myanmar will refuse entry to members of a United Nations probe focusing on allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims, an official said on Friday.

Rohingyas in Tamil Nadu: Picking up pieces, rebuilding lives

They are among 94 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar living near here after fleeing their home land in 2012 amid deadly sectarian violence that had displaced tens of thousands of their community members.

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

The State Department downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," saying Beijing is doing little to combat the phenomenon or protect its victims. 

In Myanmar, religious tensions simmer as madrassas shuttered

Chit Tin, a 55-year-old Muslim man has prayed at the same madrassa in eastern Yangon his whole adult life, most of it spent under a junta that crushed opposition, ruined Myanmar`s economy and turned it into an international pariah state.

UN rights expert urges Myanmar to protect detained Rohingya children

Children as young as 10 were among hundreds of men detained on charges of consorting with Rohingya insurgents. 

Assam Rifles trooper killed in Manipur

Police sources said when the Assam Rifles personnel returned to their camp at Kasom post near Hundung after patrolling, a remote-controlled bomb exploded. 

Blast in Manipur, one Assam Rifles trooper dies

All the five personnel injured in the blast were airlifted to the military hospital at Leimakhong near Imphal, where one of the injured personnel died.

Pema Khandu stresses need for encouraging Indo-Myanmar border trade

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein also spoke on the occasion.