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Five Myanmar journalists jailed 10 years

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:00

Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory.

Two injured in three bomb explosions near Indo-Myanmar border

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:48

Two persons were injured when three powerful bombs exploded in Kasom Khullen area near the Indo-Myanmar border in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said Wednesday.

Myanmar launches early childhood care, development policy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:15

Myanmar has launched its first multi-sectoral policy on early childhood care and development(ECCD) to enable children get a better start in life and for the better future of the country.

Two injured in three bomb explosions near Indo-Myanmar border

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:51

Two persons were injured when three powerful bombs exploded in Kasom Khullen area near the Indo-Myanmar border in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said on Wednesday.

Myanmar leader warns media over religious violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:15

Myanmar`s reformist president has warned that newly-won media freedoms could be curtailed if stability is threatened by religious bloodshed shaking the former military-ruled country.

Myanmar leader warns media over religious violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:03

Myanmar`s reformist president has warned that newly-won media freedoms could be curtailed if stability is threatened by religious bloodshed shaking the former military-ruled country. <br><br> Thein Sein, whose administration has been accused of failing to stem two years of sporadic anti-Muslim violence, vowed "zero tolerance" against the perpetrators of fighting in the second largest city Mandalay that left two dead last week.

Mob burns school in riot-hit Myanmar city

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 20:40

Muslims in Myanmar`s second-largest city accused police today of standing by as a Buddhist mob went on a rampage, torching a school and other buildings.

Riot-hit Myanmar city calm now

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:58

Communal riots-hit Mandalay, Myanmar`s second largest city, remained calm Saturday following imposition of curfew in one more area since Friday night, the local police said.

Akhilesh Yadav meets delegation of doctors from Myanmar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 00:02

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday met a delegation of doctors from Myanmar at his official residence here.

Myanmar Buddhists threaten death to Muslims in Mandalay unrest

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:09

Hundreds of Buddhists threatened to kill Muslims as they rode on motorcycles through Myanmar`s second-largest city of Mandalay on Friday, raising the prospect of further communal violence after two people died in unrest earlier in the week.

Thai junta compares its intervention to Myanmar`s 1988 crackdown

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:58

Thailand`s military on Friday compared its seizure of power in May to restore stability after months of unrest to the brutal crackdown by Myanmar`s former junta in 1988 to snuff out a pro-democracy movement.

Myanmar police arrest five as calm returns to Mandalay after riots

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.