Before the brief experiment with hybrid military-civilian governance, the military had imposed its direct rule on Myanmar for nearly half a century
The US President said the coup is a direct assault on the country’s ‘transition to democracy and rule of law’
Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to floating island; human rights groups oppose process
The island's facilities are built to accommodate one lakh people, just a fraction of the million Rohingya Muslims who have fled waves of violent persecution in their native Myanmar and are currently living in crowded, squalid refugee camps
The Social Dilemma shows us how captivated by the comfort of information at our fingertips and the ability to always stay connected, we often resign ourselves to the perils of technology.
Facebook blames technical error, issues apology for vulgar translation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name
Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as 'Mr Shithole' in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence caused.
Bangladeshi island Bhasan Char ready to house Rohingya refugees; embankments, houses, hospitals, mosques built says country's refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner
Bhasan Char is ready for habitation, everything has been put in place, Bangladesh refugee, relief and repatriation commissioner Mahbub Alam Talukder said
Rohingya crisis: ICJ to rule on emergency measures in genocide case filed by Gambia against Myanmar on 23 Jan
Gambia has accused Myanmar of violating the 1948 Genocide Convention in a military campaign that expelled more than 7,30,000 Rohingya from the country
Senior Myanmar official dies in attack on rebels, says Arakan Army; he was kidnapped for protesting genocide accusations against country
Rebels in Myanmar’s Rakhine region said a captured official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party has died, two weeks after being taken for organising protests against genocide accusations faced by Myanmar at the World Court
Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: What is a Hindu and why are Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka left out of CAB?
The Hindus in Myanmar are facing atrocities if not from the government but from the Rohingya Muslim militants.
Aung San Suu Kyi to lead Myanmar defence in genocide against Rohingya Muslims charge at International Court of Justice
Both Gambia and Myanmar are signatories to the 1948 Genocide Convention, which not only prohibits States from committing genocide, but also compels all signatory states to prevent and punish the crime of genocide.
Rakhine rebels abduct 31 after storming Myanmar bus; colonel says insurgents mistook citizens for armed forces
'We are still following them', Colonel Win Zaw Oo said, adding that the insurgents may have mistaken the firemen for members of the armed forces
Efforts to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar fail after no one turns up to board buses organised by Bangladesh govt
A fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar appeared to fall flat on Thursday, with no one turning up to hop on five buses and 10 trucks laid on by Bangladesh.
Repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims unlikely; refugees say they won't return unless citizenship, safety assured
The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appeared unlikely after those who were eligible told they didn't want to return to Myanmar unless their citizenship and safety were ensured
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker to examine resignations of 13 rebel MLAs; IMD warns of very heavy rainfall in Mumbai today; today's top stories
Here are the top stories of the day: Karnataka Speaker to examine resignations of 13 dissenting MLAs today; India take on New Zealand in World Cup 2019 semis; SC to hear plea on the deportation of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh; IMD says 'very heavy' rain expected in Mumbai today
Myanmar military rejects International Criminal Court prosecutor's call for probe into crimes against Rohingya Muslims
Myanmar has not signed up to the International Criminal Court, but the court ruled in September it has jurisdiction over alleged atrocities because Bangladesh — where the Rohingya are now refugees — is a member.
Trade disputes likely to dominate 34th ASEAN summit in Bangkok; contentions over South China Sea, Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas also on agenda
utheast Asian leaders will discuss the impact of the US-China tariff war, disputes in the South China Sea and Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas at the 34th ASEAN summit beginning in Bangkok on Saturday.
World Refugee Day: India needs to formulate national framework for just and uniform treatment of refugees
Each year, 20 June is celebrated as World Refugee Day across the globe. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the precarious condition of refugees
UN finds 'systemic failures' in its response to Rohingya crisis, report says 'all parties' failed to convey grave human rights violations
The report says that while "it is difficult to assign responsibility for systemic failures," there is a shared responsibility "on the part of all parties involved" in not "conveying more forcefully the United Nations' principled concerns regarding grave human rights violations."
65 Rohingya Muslims found on shipwrecked boat off southern Thailand; officials to investigate possible case of trafficking
A group of 65 Rohingya Muslims have been found on a shipwrecked boat off the coast of southern Thailand, Navy officials said on Wednesday as authorities investigated whether they had been trafficked.
Two Reuters journalists, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison.