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New statue of Aung San Suu Kyi's father irks ethnic minorities in Myanmar

In late January, the installation of a statue of Aung San on horseback in Loikaw, mostly inhabited by the Karenni minority community, led to protests that spilled into February,

Feb 13, 2019, 20:11 PM IST

Amnesty International strips off Suu Kyi of top honour over human rights abuses against Rohingyas in Myanmar

Once hailed as a champion in the fight for democracy, Suu Kyi has been stripped of a series of international honours over a Rohingya exodus that began in August 2017.

Nov 13, 2018, 10:30 AM IST

A year on, Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar for crowded camps

Hamida Begum fled her home in Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh about two months ago with her husband, two-year-old son, and three-month-old baby. In the weeks before she left, her husband almost never slept at home out of fear of being arrested.

Aug 23, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi `unwell`, scraps Australia public appearance

Suu Kyi, who attended a special ASEAN-Australia summit on Friday-Sunday, was in Canberra for talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Monday.

Mar 19, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Suu Kyi stripped of prestigious award for her silence on Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi been severely criticized for not stopping the military's 'brutal campaign' against Rohingya population.

Mar 08, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is meant to mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India dialogue.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:46 PM IST

India's massive outreach begins; PM Modi holds bilateral meet with ASEAN leaders

India and Myanmar on Wednesday discussed ties in a meeting between PM Modi and Aung San Suu Kyi.

Jan 24, 2018, 22:57 PM IST

Myanmar should commit to respect for human rights, says Pope

Pope Francis said on Tuesday that Myanmar is suffering from civil conflict and hostilities.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Oxford strips Aung San Suu Kyi of city`s freedom over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was given the Freedom of the City in 1997.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Pope Francis heads to Myanmar capital

The pontiff will be received by President Htin Kyaw in Myanmar capital.

Nov 28, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Myanmar has `no religious discrimination`, Army Chief tells Pope Francis

Myanmar`s military stands accused of waging a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China as criticism over Rohingya crisis escalates

Even as the US and UN have ramped up pressure over the Rohingya crisis, China has backed Myanmar's military action.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

Myanmar, Bangladesh to ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army's role

Myanmar expects to sign an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, a government official said, amid concern that Myanmar's powerful generals could prove obstructive.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

51 countries to participate in Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Aung San Suu Kyi will inaugurate the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), in which the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (e.Asean) and the European Union will participate.

Nov 20, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sets out aid plan to end Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi has set out plans for a new humanitarian project to enable Myanmar`s Rakhine State to emerge as a peaceful and developed region, which a close adviser said showed her determination to fix the country`s refugee crisis.

Oct 13, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Oxford removes Suu Kyi portrait after Rohingya criticism

"The college received the gift of a new painting earlier this month which will be exhibited for a period. The painting of Aung San Suu Kyi has meanwhile been moved to storage," the college said in a statement.

Sep 30, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar; Army blames Rohingya 'militants'

More than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August 25.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Bangladesh says Rohingya influx grinds to a halt

The UN says 429,000 Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh since attacks by Ronhingya militants in Rakhine on August 25 sparked a major Myanmar military crackdown.


Sep 23, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Don't expect anything from US: Sheikh Hasina on Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh PM says that if her country can feed 160 million of its own people, it can feed another 500,000 on humanitarian grounds.

Sep 20, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya Muslims, says Myanmar ready to verify refugee status

Condemning all human rights violations, Suu Kyi said Myanmar will like to find out “why this exodus is happening”

Sep 19, 2017, 10:21 AM IST