April 29, 2020 4:03 pm
The army and government have consistently rejected such accusations and said the military was responding to attacks by Rohingya Muslim insurgents.
April 17, 2020 4:08 pm
The release for the Thingyan holiday was announced in a statement from President Win Myint's office.
February 21, 2020 9:41 am
Sending Rohingya back would mean violating the right to life, constitutional morality.
February 09, 2020 6:00 pm
Protesters were seen carrying banners saying "No Rohingya" during Sunday's rally, the first held in support of the military since the United Nations' highest court ordered Myanmar to take measures to protect the minority group last month.
February 04, 2020 3:44 pm
Lawmakers in the affected areas said the internet blackout had negatively impacted businesses and could prevent aid from reaching villages caught up in the fighting.
January 21, 2020 3:28 pm
More than 730,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine state during weeks of brutal violence, during which the United Nations says gang rapes and mass killings were carried out with "genocidal intent".
January 21, 2020 2:19 pm
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's top leader, strongly denied wrongdoing by government forces at the initial hearing on the case in December.
January 18, 2020 5:15 pm
Xi and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi signed 33 agreements shoring up key projects that are part of the flagship Belt and Road Initiative, China’s vision of new trade routes described as a “21st century silk road”.
December 15, 2019 8:17 am
The greatest gift of a literary journey is that it fills you with yearning to find your own passage.
December 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Acting on behalf of a large group of Muslim nations, Gambia requested emergency legal proceedings at the U.N.'s top court to recognize that Myanmar's armed forces committed genocide against the Rohingya minority in 2017 and that violations continue.
May 09, 2019 10:38 am
Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.
September 04, 2018 1:04 pm
A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation.
September 07, 2017 4:26 pm
More than 200,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from the Aung San Suu Kyi led Myanmar towards neighbouring countries. As the refugees claim crackdown and violence by security forces, Suu Kyi faces heat from global leaders to deal with the situation. The United Nations, meanwhile, had labelled the Rohingyas the most persecuted people on earth.
November 16, 2014 2:43 pm
A series of photographs shows the various stages of completion of the Mizoram section of the KMMTTP.
September 22, 2017 12:11 pm
February 12, 2016 9:37 am
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): As Myanmar moves towards new government formation, Indian Buddhist monks initiated a ‘Peace Yatra’ in Myanmar led by His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche, a spiritual regent to His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa. The peace padyatra witnessed tens of thousands gathered at the 2,500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda, to seek the blessings of the sacred 2,600 year- old-bone relic of the Buddha. The yatra initiated by the monks was aimed at enabling India and Myanmar to work together for ensuring a smooth transition along with the blessings of Buddha and messages of compassion, wisdom and loving-kindness. The peace padh yatra which showed significant signs of peace and stronger relationship between the two countries, witnessed Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhaya, attending the prayer sessions in the Shwedagon Pagoda.On bringing the sacred Buddha bone relic to Myanmar, Gautam Mukhopadhaya said it is a very rare occasion where the relic has been brought out of the country and will definitely prove as a meeting point of two traditions.
November 02, 2015 11:44 am
Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.