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Sep 04, 2018
Myanmar Army uses images of fleeing Rohingya Muslims as Bangladeshi immigrants, apologises later for 'mistakeMyanmar military apologised for the 'mistaken' photo but it did not mention the photograph incorrectly captioned as showing Rohingya entering Myanmar when the picture was of them leaving.
Aug 30, 2018
Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, forces 63,000 people from homes; two people missingFirefighters, troops and officials launched a desperate rescue effort on Wednesday after the spillway of an irrigation dam burst at Swar creek in central Myanmar, sending a torrent of water through villages and the nearby towns of Swar and Yedashe.
Jul 24, 2018
UN Security Council urges Myanmar to create conditions for safe return of Rohingya from BangladeshThe 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.
Jan 16, 2018
Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to repatriate Rohingya; deal aims to return refugees 'within two years'Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to repatriate Rohingya recently displaced by an army crackdown "within two years", Dhaka said on Tuesday.
Nov 20, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi says illegal immigration 'partly' to blame for international conflicts, instabilityMyanmar has been criticized for the military crackdown that has driven more than 6,20,000 Rohingya to flee Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh
Oct 10, 2017
Bangladesh calls Rohingya crisis 'regional catastrophe', asks global community to take decisionsBangladesh said on Tuesday the Rohingya crisis was no longer Myanmar's internal issue and had become a "regional catastrophe"
Sep 16, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bars United States official to visit conflict zoneMyanmar said on Friday that a visiting US official would not be allowed to go to a region where violence has triggered an exodus of nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims,
Feb 01, 2016
Myanmar begins historic parliament session dominated by Suu Kyi's partyHundreds of newly elected legislators, a majority of them from pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, have begun a parliament session that will instal their government and elect a new president
Jan 13, 2016
Aung San Suu Kyi's surprise attendance seen as boost for Myanmar peace talksAung San Suu Kyi's last-minute decision to join Myanmar peace talks she had previously criticised took some attendees by surprise, and could boost the chances of progress with rebel groups who have so far resisted joining the process.