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May 23, 2018
Rohingya militants killed dozens of Hindus, mostly children, in August 2017, says Amnesty InternationalRohingya militants killed Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said on Wednesday
Apr 11, 2018
Myanmar judge refuses to dismiss charges against Reuters reporters jailed for possessing secret government papersA judge on Wednesday rejected a request for dismissal of case against two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar for possessing secret government papers.
Mar 12, 2018
Myanmar builds military bases where Rohingya Muslims once lived and prayed, says Amnesty InternationalAfter driving nearly 7,00,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, Myanmar’s military is building bases where some of their homes and mosques once stood, Amnesty International said
Feb 03, 2018
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's villa in Yangon attacked with petrol bomb, suspect arrestedMyanmar police say they have arrested a mentally ill man who confessed to tossing a petrol bomb into Yangon compound of Aung San Suu Kyi this week
Jan 10, 2018
Myanmar security forces took part in killing 10 Rohingya, admits army chief's officeMyanmar security forces took part in a massacre of 10 Rohingya in September, the army chief's office said, as it admitted for the first time abuses during a crackdown that sparked a mass exodus of the Muslim minority.
Dec 19, 2017
Rohingya refugee crisis: Myanmar's army says it is investigating mass grave found in northern RakhineMyanmar's army says it is investigating a mass grave found in a village in northern Rakhine state, a region where the UN has accused troops of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
Dec 04, 2017
Pope Francis defends avoiding 'Rohingya' word in Myanmar, says he managed to get his message acrossPope Francis on Saturday defended his strategy of avoiding the term Rohingya in Myanmar, saying he believed he got his message across to both the civilian and military leaderships without shutting down dialogue
Dec 03, 2017
Pope Francis says he 'wept' hearing plight of Rohingya refugees in BangladeshPope Francis has said he wept hearing the plight first-hand of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, adding that this meeting was a condition set for his trip
Nov 28, 2017
Pope Francis meets Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, urges 'respect for each ethnicity and its identity'Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday amidst the Rohingya crisis and is also scheduled to travel to Bangladesh, where Rohingya refugees have fled.
Nov 25, 2017
Xi Jinping meets Myanmar’s top military general Min Aung Hlaing to discuss Rohingya refugee crisisChinese president Xi Jinping met with Myanmar’s top military general in Beijing on Friday and discussed China’s support amid international criticism