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Facebook bans Rohingya militant group, designates it as 'dangerous organisation'

Facebook spokeswoman said that the move was in line with its policy of prohibiting violent groups from its site.

21 Sep 2017 12:29 PM

Better to call Muslims than using 'highly charged' emotive term: Suu Kyi on Rohingyas

There were petitions floating online calling for 'Daw Suu' to be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize.

20 Sep 2017 2:54 PM

Ready to verify Rohingya refugees status to aid return: Suu Kyi

Her refusal so far to defend the Rohingya over nearly a month of violence has baffled and enraged the international community.

19 Sep 2017 8:47 AM

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to address nation on Sept 19 over Rohingya crisis

Critics have called for her to be stripped of her Nobel prize for failing to do more to halt the strife.

14 Sep 2017 4:00 PM

Yangon: PM visits Mughal ruler Bahadur Shah Zafar's grave, pays tribute

Bahadur Shah Zafar died at the age of 87 in then Rangoon, where he was exiled to by the British after the revolt of 1857.

07 Sep 2017 2:50 PM


Note ban: not afraid of taking tough steps in country's interest, says PM

Addressing the Indian diaspora at Yangon in Myanmar, Modi said his government considers the country above politics.

07 Sep 2017 10:43 AM

71 killed in gun battle between Rohingya militants, security forces in Myanmar

Local police said the simultaneous attacks targeted at least 26 outposts of the police, border guard police and security forces in Rakhine.

25 Aug 2017 3:28 PM

Myanmar send troops to Rakhine as tension rises

The government blames the killings on the insurgent Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, which claimed the raids on police posts last October.

12 Aug 2017 1:15 PM

Myanmar govt probe finds no campaign of abuse against Rohingya

The commission examined the deadly violence began in Rakhine State in Oct last year after attacks by Rohingya militants on Police posts.

06 Aug 2017 3:44 PM

Myanmar army plane crashes in Andaman sea due to bad weather, says investigators

The adverse weather 'caused the plane to stall, or lose the ability to attain lift, resulting in a spin, also known as a nose dive.

19 Jul 2017 11:31 AM


USD 1 billion seized drugs set ablaze by Myanmar and Thailand govt

The burnings, to mark world anti-drugs day, follow another year of record seizures of narcotics from the remote borderlands of Myanmar.

26 Jun 2017 1:17 PM

Myanmar military finds wrecked missing plane with bodies: spokesman

After conflicting information on the number of people on board, the latest update from the military said the plane was carrying 122 people.

08 Jun 2017 9:32 AM

Myanmar plane with 120 on board crashes

Debris from the missing military plane found in the Andaman Sea.

08 Jun 2017 2:36 AM

Debris of Myanmar plane carrying 100 people found in sea: reports

An air force source requesting anonymity confirmed a navy search and rescue ship had found pieces of the plane.

07 Jun 2017 6:32 PM

Myanmar army chief says military plane with 116 goes missing

An airport source, who asked not to be named, said the plane was carrying 105 passengers and 11 crew members.

07 Jun 2017 5:08 PM


2 Georgians held with USD 90,000 hidden in underwear: Myanmar police

The duo allegedly duped the money changer into giving them the $90,000 before they had handed over the equivalent amount in Myanmar kyat. 

22 Apr 2017 1:39 PM

At least 20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Fatal boat accidents are common in Myanmar, a poor country with rudimentary transport and weakly-enforced safety regulations. 

08 Apr 2017 2:04 PM

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar bypolls

Myanmar's economic and political elite, including the NLD, have long been dominated by the majority Bamar ethnicity.

01 Apr 2017 5:35 PM

Myanmar mother sues son for calling her a 'prostitute'

Wana Oo was charged under a broadly-worded law that forbids defaming people on any network and can carry up to 3 years in jail.

21 Mar 2017 5:09 PM

Myanmar rebukes Malaysia PM over Rohingya violence

Mr Razak has been a vocal critic of Myanmar since violence erupted in Rakhine state in October.

21 Jan 2017 2:25 AM