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Apr 19, 2019
As Smart as Sittwe: Going North-East by South-EastThe Sittwe port built by India in northern Myanmar will not only cut travel time to the North-East but also reduce India’s dependence on the vulnerable Siliguri Corridor
Feb 24, 2018
Three bombs explode in capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, no deaths reportedThree bombs exploded in different locations around Rakhine's state capital Sittwe early on Saturday morning.
Nov 02, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Amid criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to northern Rakhine as Myanmar's leaderAung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader on Thursday to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence.
Oct 26, 2017
United Nations rejects reports of agreeing to build houses for Rohingya Muslims in MyanmarA UN settlement programme, UN-Habitat in Myanmar, on Thursday rejected a state media report that it had agreed to help build housing for people fleeing violence in the northern Myanmar state of Rakhine
Oct 22, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Buddhists take out protest in Myanmar urging govt not to repatriate refugeesHundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested Sunday to urge Myanmar's government not to repatriate the nearly 6,00,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh since late August to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state
Sep 25, 2017
Rohingya crisis: 17 more bodies found in Rakhine, a day after Myanmar Army unearthed mass Hindu gravesNorthern Rakhine has been ravaged by communal violence since Rohingya insurgents staged deadly raids on police posts on 25 August
Sep 12, 2017
By not calling out Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, Narendra Modi has chosen logic over moralsNarendra Modi's stance on the Rohingya crisis is rooted in a realist and state-centric politics, aimed at retaining Myanmar's support and counter China
Oct 25, 2012
56 people killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in Myanmar violenceAt least 56 people have been killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in the latest outbreak of ethnic violence in western Myanmar, a government official said today.
Jun 12, 2012
Security forces grapple with Myanmar religious violenceGunshots rang out and residents fled blazing homes in western Myanmar on Tuesday as security forces struggled to contain deadly ethnic and religious violence that has killed at least a dozen people and forced thousands to flee.