Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize despite UN report on Rohingya crisis, says Norwegian Nobel Committee
Aung San Suu Kyi, who leads the Myanmar government and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for campaigning for democracy, has been criticised for failing to speak out against the army crackdown in Rakhine State.
UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing
Myanmar has vehemently denied allegations of ethnic cleansing, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya rebels.
In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayers
Rohingya refugees on Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that drove 700,000 of the persecuted minority into Bangladesh, stateless and confronting a grim future.
The UN Security Council has urged Myanmar's government to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return to the country from neighbouring Bangladesh.
Kobsak Chutikul, secretary of Myanmar's advisory panel on Rohingya crisis, resigns citing board's poor organisation
Chutikul said his position became untenable ahead of a second full meeting of the panel with officials in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw this week.
Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's secrecy law to testify in court on Monday; verdict expected next month
Myanmar government spokesman declined to comment throughout the proceedings, saying courts are independent and case would be conducted according to the law.
Civil armed conflicts, ethnic groups in Myanmar's Kachin State responsible for stalled peace talks and 'drowning the country', says army
Myanmar's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing said that he would urge to wipe out the civil armed conflicts that hinder the development of the country.
Myanmar peace conference kicks off in Nay Pyi Taw; Aung San Suu Kyi, army commander open third session with ethnic rebels
The third session of the 21st Century Panglong Conference is scheduled to last five days and follows meetings held in August 2016 and May 2017.
Reuters journalists to face trial for breaching Mayanmar's secrecy law; scribes were investigating massacre of Rohingya Muslims
Yangon district judge charged the reporters with breach of the colonial-era Official Secret Act which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison.
Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity' for systematic attacks on Rohingya, claims Amnesty report
Myanmar's military chief and other top brasses have been accused by Amnesty International of crimes against humanity for overseeing a "systematic" attack against Rohingya Muslims
After EU sanctions, Myanmar military sacks top general Maung Maung Soe for involvement in violation of Rohingya human rights
Myanmar is accused of waging a crackdown in Rakhine state that forced 700,000 people to flee that the UN has said amounts to "ethnic cleansing".
The Facebook page of the State Counsellor Office said Suu Kyi made the comment in a discussion Tuesday with Christine Schraner Burgener, special envoy of the United Nations secretary-general for Myanmar
Rohingya refugee shelters 'washed away' in Bangladesh rains, says UN; over 9,000 affected and number expected to rise
Heavy rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting over one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the UN has said
Myanmar's Army, govt hold 'national security' meeting to discuss internal investigation into Rohingya crisis in Rakhine
Myanmar's Army and civilian leadership held a rare "national security" meeting on Friday and discussed an internal investigation into the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine state, the resident's office said.
India, Myanmar review 'complete range' of bilateral ties, exchange views on high-level visits, defence and border management
The entire gamut of bilateral ties, including issues related to boundary, security and defence, were discussed in the 17th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Myanmar, the Ministry of External Affairs has said.
Myanmar says dozens of Rohingya Muslims who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh have returned voluntarily and will be sent to a transit centre pending resettlement.
At least 19 people were killed Saturday in northern Myanmar when ethnic rebels attacked security force posts in restive Shan State, army and government sources said.
Sushma Swaraj says India ready to help Myanmar for 'safe, sustainable' return of displaced Rohingya Muslims
India said it was ready to help Myanmar for the "safe, speedy and sustainable" return of tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations across different sectors.
UN Security Council envoy urges Myanmar to hold 'proper investigation' into atrocities against Rohingya refugees
Myanmar must hold a "proper investigation" into alleged atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy said Tuesday at the end of the highest-level diplomatic visit to the conflict area.