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Court Jails Reuters Reporters For Seven Years

Court Jails Reuters Reporters For Seven Years

Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar’s state secrets law while reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years.

Myanmar Army Releases 75 Child Soldiers From Service

Myanmar Army Releases 75 Child Soldiers From Service

Myanmar’s armed forces released 75 child soldiers from military service, the UN said, amid international outrage over alleged abuses committed by troops.

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Officers, Army Over Human Right Abuses

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Officers, Army Over Human Right Abuses

The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned four commanders of the Myanmar Military and Border Police and two military units.

11 Killed, 120,000 Displaced In Myanmar Floods

11 Killed, 120,000 Displaced In Myanmar Floods

Nearly 120,000 people have been displaced after floods submerged southeastern Myanmar, killing 11 people and sending panicked residents fleeing.

UN Disputes Myanmar Rohingya Repatriation Claim

UN Disputes Myanmar Rohingya Repatriation Claim

The United Nations and Bangladesh have questioned Myanmar's claim of repatriating the first Rohingya refugees as concerns mount for the safety of returnees.

Facebook To Tackle Hate Speech

Facebook To Tackle Hate Speech

Facebook would make more conceited efforts to stop hate speech in Myanmar, according to Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg. 

Myanmar Parliament Picks New President

Myanmar Parliament Picks New President

Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday picked  Aung San Suu Kyi’s confidant Win Myint as the country’s new president.

Myanmar’s Presidential Post To Be Filled Within Seven Days – Presidency

Myanmar’s Presidential Post To Be Filled Within Seven Days – Presidency

Myanmar’s vacant presidential post will be filled by re-election in the Union Parliament within seven working days, according to a statement from the President’s Office.

Myanmar President Kyaw Resigns

Myanmar President Kyaw Resigns

The government of Myanmar has said that the country's President Htin Kyaw, one of the most loyal allies of the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has resigned due to ill health.

Pope Visits Crisis-ridden Myanmar, Bangladesh

Pope Visits Crisis-ridden Myanmar, Bangladesh

Pope Francis on Sunday embarked on a trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh in the wake of the unfolding Rohingya refugee crisis.

US Condemns ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Of Rohingya In Myanmar

US Condemns ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Of Rohingya In Myanmar

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that Myanmar's Rohingya population was being subjected to "ethnic cleansing".

UN Urged To Punish Myanmar Army Over Rohingya ‘Atrocities’

UN Urged To Punish Myanmar Army Over Rohingya ‘Atrocities’

Pressure tightened on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on the country's military.

United Nations, Nigeria Denounce Ethnic Cleansing

United Nations, Nigeria Denounce Ethnic Cleansing

The United Nations and the Federal Government of Nigeria have called for an end to the alleged ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya ethnic group in Myanmar.

Human Suffering In Myanmar Condemnable – FG

Human Suffering In Myanmar Condemnable – FG

Nigeria on Tuesday condemned “the horrendous human suffering’’ of the Rohingya ethnic group in Myanmar.

20 Die In Myanmar Wedding Boat Crash

20 Die In Myanmar Wedding Boat Crash

20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar.

Myanmar Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Yangon Bombings

Myanmar Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Yangon Bombings

Police in Myanmar say they have arrested three Muslims for planting home-made bombs around Yangon. The police are also investigating their links to “terrorists” in Rakhine state.

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