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Pope Francis' moral authority undiminished despite failure to address Rohingya crisis, says Vatican
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Pope Francis' moral authority undiminished despite failure to address Rohingya crisis, says Vatican

The "moral authority" of Pope Francis is undiminished despite his failure to address the Rohingya crisis head-on during a visit to Myanmar, the Vatican said on Wednesday, defending a papal trip framed by the plight of the Muslim minority.

As UN steps up pressure on Rohingya crisis, Myanmar military says it is probing its operations in Rakhine
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As UN steps up pressure on Rohingya crisis, Myanmar military says it is probing its operations in Rakhine

Myanmar's military has said it is investigating its operations in violence-wracked Rakhine state

Rohingya crisis: Aung San Suu Kyi calls for national unity, forms aid committees for Rakhine
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Rohingya crisis: Aung San Suu Kyi calls for national unity, forms aid committees for Rakhine

Myanmar's embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, called for national unity Thursday and said she has created a committee that will oversee all international and local assistance in violence-struck Rakhine state.

Narendra Modi leaves for India after Myanmar visit, thanks Nay Pyi Taw for its exceptional hospitality
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Narendra Modi leaves for India after Myanmar visit, thanks Nay Pyi Taw for its exceptional hospitality

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for home after concluding his first bilateral visit to Myanmar during which he held wide-ranging talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and vowed to combat terror.

Rohingya crisis: BBC pulls out of Myanmar TV, cites censorship problem over coverage of issue
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Rohingya crisis: BBC pulls out of Myanmar TV, cites censorship problem over coverage of issue

The BBC's Burmese language service said it was pulling a broadcasting deal with a popular Myanmar television channel citing "censorship" over coverage of the Muslim Rohingya minority.

Army chief Bipin Rawat meets leader Aung San Suu Kyi, army general of Myanmar during his visit
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Army chief Bipin Rawat meets leader Aung San Suu Kyi, army general of Myanmar during his visit

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, on a four-day visit to Myanmar, met the country's iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar's army general on Monday.

Rohingya crisis: Malaysia shares its concerns about Myanmar's treatment of Muslim minority
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Rohingya crisis: Malaysia shares its concerns about Myanmar's treatment of Muslim minority

Malaysia told a meeting of regional foreign ministers on Monday, of its "grave concern" over the violence allegedly carried out by Myanmar's military.

Break away from repression of junta rule: Amnesty International tells Suu Kyi govt
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Break away from repression of junta rule: Amnesty International tells Suu Kyi govt

Amnesty International on Thursday urged Aung San Suu Kyi and her party's new government to release all political prisoners when they take office next week, saying it is a historic opportunity for Myanmar to break away from the repression of the former junta rule.

Ethnic ministry 'vital': Myanmar president-elect, Htin Kyaw
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Ethnic ministry 'vital': Myanmar president-elect, Htin Kyaw

Myanmar's new president-elect told lawmakers Monday that plans to create a new ethnic affairs ministry were "vital" for the conflict-torn nation, in his maiden address since being elected the first civilian leader in decades.

An important step: White House hails election of Myanmar's new president
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An important step: White House hails election of Myanmar's new president

Htin Kyaw will be sworn in as Myanmar's president on 30 March, replacing incumbent Thein Sein.

Htin Kyaw becomes Myanmar's first civilian president, but Suu Kyi will call the shots
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Htin Kyaw becomes Myanmar's first civilian president, but Suu Kyi will call the shots

It was Aung San Suu Kyi who fought relentlessly for over two decades to bring Myanmar back to the democratic path. Thousands of NLD supporters were jailed by the military, many more fled the country.

PM Modi congratulates newly-elected Myanmar president, U Htin Kyaw
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PM Modi congratulates newly-elected Myanmar president, U Htin Kyaw

U Htin Kyaw will be the first civilian to lead Myanmar after over 50 years of military rule.