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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
Nov 23, 2017
Pope Francis prepares to visit Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis; to lead historic mass in YangonFather William's 16-strong flock on Myanmar's eastern border will join a tide of 2,00,000 faithful in Yangon for a historic mass led by Pope Francis next week.
Nov 01, 2017
Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delaying repatriation process for Rohingya as conditions of refugees worsensMyanmar on Wednesday accused Bangladesh of delaying the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who have fled Rakhine state since August
Oct 30, 2017
Amid Rohingya crisis, Myanmar army supporters, Buddhist nationalists march in Yangon in show of supportMore than 2,000 army supporters, including Buddhist nationalists and monks, took part in the march in Myanmar.
Oct 29, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Big turnout at Myanmar pro-army rally defies refugee outcryFear of a Muslim takeover of Buddhist-majority Myanmar through Rakhine state has been kindled over decades by the army
Oct 22, 2017
Myanmar police seizes over $5 million worth of meth pills in violence-hit Rakhine state, seven arrestedMyanmar police have seized more than $5 million worth of methamphetamine pills in the north of violence-racked Rakhine state in October, an officer said on Sunday.