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Jul 15, 2019
Heavy rains force thousands to flee home in Myanmar; four towns along Ayeyarwady, Chindwin Rivers at risk of floodingDays of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said it was helping the government respond to the flooding.
Oct 17, 2018
Rohingya Crisis: Nine countries request UNSC meeting with world body's fact-finding mission on Myanmar atrocitiesThe UN fact-finding mission released an explosive report last month that called on the council to refer the Myanmar situation to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, or to create an ad hoc international criminal tribunal, as was done with the former Yugoslavia.
Aug 18, 2018
US hits out at Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis, accuses them of committing 'serious' human right abusesUS has slapped Myanmar military with punitive sanctions for committing "serious human right abuses" against the Rohingyas
Jul 11, 2018
Civil armed conflicts, ethnic groups in Myanmar's Kachin State responsible for stalled peace talks and 'drowning the country', says armyMyanmar'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.
Feb 13, 2018
Two ethnic groups join Myanmar's Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, others call peace process 'ceremonial show'Two ethnic rebel groups on Tuesday joined Myanmar's long-delayed peace process, a small step forward in ending decades of civil strife. Other major groups continue to keep their distance
Oct 20, 2016
Is China launching a proxy war? Leaked IB report on North East India raises new questionsA leaked IB report has raised questions on whether China is launching a proxy war against India using militant groups like United Liberation Front Of Assam (Ulfa) along the the north eastern border of India
Jun 10, 2014
Myanmar military 'tortures civilians' - human rights groupYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar security forces "systematically" torture civilians in conflict-racked Kachin state, a rights group said on Monday, the third anniversary of renewed fighting between government forces ethnic minority insurgents in the northern state. The Bangkok-based Fortify Rights group said it interviewed 78 survivors and witnesses of torture perpetrated by Myanmar's army, police and military intelligence agency
Feb 21, 2014
Jade boulder that could weigh up to 50 tons unearthed in MyanmarThe raw jade was discovered by villages and small scale miners in the gem-rich region of Hpakant just over a week ago, but since it's still half buried, it's impossible to know its exact size
Mar 14, 2013
Paradox of power: The incredibly shrunken Suu KyiIn the year since she entered mainstream politics, Aung San Suu Kyi has fallen in the esteem of her erstwhile supporters.