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US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and coordinated' Rohingya atrocities

A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a "well-planned and coordinated" campaign of mass killings, gangrapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s Rohingya Muslim minority.

Sep 25, 2018, 08:40 AM IST

Rohingya widows find safe haven in Bangladesh camp

Dawn hues of pink and purple reveal a dusty valley in Bangladesh`s southern hills quilted with a dense settlement of red tents home to more than 230 women and children grieving for lost husbands and fathers.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:59 AM IST

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

China offers support, help to Myanmar after plane crash

Soldiers, family members and crew were on board the weekly flight from several coastal towns to Myanmar`s biggest city of Yangon when it went missing.

Jun 10, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Mass funeral held for victims of Myanmar plane crash as storm slows search

Most of the 31 dead retrieved from the Andaman Sea so far have been women and children after a fraught search by navy ships.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:36 PM IST

Eight killed in surge of Rakhine violence: Myanmar army

Soldiers have killed several dozen people and arrested scores in their hunt for the attackers, who the government says are radicalised Rohingya militants.

Nov 13, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

Suu Kyi tackles military land grabs in test of new Myanmar government

Aubrey Belford, Hnin Yadana Zaw & Antoni Slodkowski/Reuters

Aug 04, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Myanmar's military investigates a 'war crime' in an era of reform

Andrew RC Marshall and Wa Lone/Reuters

Jul 22, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

Myanmar to stop recruiting child soldiers

 The Myanmar military has reiterated its strong commitment to end recruitment of children in the army, a media report said Wednesday.

Jan 28, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Hundreds of Chinese nationals trapped in north Myanmar: Report

Hundreds of Chinese citizens, including miners and jade traders, are among 2,000 civilians trapped by fighting between government troops and insurgents in northern Myanmar, China`s state-backed Global Times reported on Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Myanmar officer jailed for backing smaller army role in politics

Myanmar’s military has jailed an officer for two years for signing a petition supporting a constitutional amendment to reduce the army’s role in politics, the officer’s wife said Monday.

Dec 08, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

Pentagon not for normalisation of defence ties with Myanmar

The Pentagon at this point does not recommend normalisation of the defence relationship with the South East Asian country, US lawmakers were told.

Dec 05, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Myanmar military launches investor charm offensive

The Myanmar military`s secretive business empire made a rare foray into the public spotlight today, seeking to reassure foreign investors over their treatment in the former junta-ruled country.

Nov 07, 2013, 12:50 PM IST

Myanmar leader defends military`s political role

Myanmar`s president says the country`s military is likely to retain its quota of seats in Parliament through the next election in 2015.

Mar 02, 2013, 08:30 AM IST