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In Latest Stories
November 24, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a recent army crackdown. A statement from the Bangladesh foreign ministry said displaced people could begin to return within two months. The two sides say they are working on the details. The crisis...
In World
October 4, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of the City of Oxford, where she studied as an undergraduate, over her response to the Rohingya crisis. Oxford city council voted unanimously to support a cross-party motion that said it was “no longer appropriate” to celebrate the de facto leader of ...
In Srilanka
October 3, 2017 10:12 am gmt |
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According to an MoU signed between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Government, the Myanmar refugees should be send to a third country as soon as possible, Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said. Addressing the media at the weekly media briefing today a...
In World
September 29, 2017 11:10 am gmt |
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About 60 people are now believed to have died when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh, the UN says. The boat overturned in rough seas late on Thursday. A UN spokesman said 23 people were now confirmed dead and 40 more were “missing and presumed ...
In World
September 29, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Myanmar government has invited the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to visit the country, its national security adviser Thaung Tun told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday (September 28). The U.N. Security Council held its first public meeting on Myanmar in eight years, m...
In Latest Stories
September 26, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Nations on Monday (September 25) rejected the use of “atrocities, ethnic cleansing and genocide” to characterize the situation in Rakhine State. The United Nations has described a sweeping military response to those attacks as “ethnic cleansi...
In India
September 21, 2017 9:58 am gmt |
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Hundreds of Muslims demonstrated in New Delhi on Thursday (September 21) against the federal government’s decision to deport Rohingya refugees as the Indian top court hears a challenge to the proposed repatriation. Led by Jamaat-E-Ulema-Hind, an Islamic organisation, protesters demanded that In...
In Srilanka
September 20, 2017 7:24 am gmt |
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Rejecting reports that Sri Lanka had suspended on arrival visas for Myanmar travellers, the Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka said today that it would continue to issue visas for Myanmar nationals as usual, but not for Rohingya refugees. The Myanmar Times on Monday reported that S...
In World
September 14, 2017 8:39 am gmt |
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Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a catastrophic humanitarian situation, according to the UN secretary general. Antonio Guterres said alleged attacks by security forces on Rohingya villagers were completely unacceptable. The army says it is fighting militants and denies targeting civilians. Late...
In India
September 11, 2017 11:46 am gmt |
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A fringe Hindu group staged a protest in New Delhi on Monday (September 11) demanding deportation of over 40,000 Rohingya refugees living in India, calling them threat to internal security. Holding placards and banners such as ‘Rohingya Muslims dangerous for India’ ‘Rohingyas Muslim...
In World
September 10, 2017 8:41 am gmt |
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Sparse food supply remains a major concern among the Rohingya refugees living in temporary shelters of Cox’s Bazar City, Bangladesh. Though these refugees have managed to escape the violence in Myanmar, there is now a continuous struggle for food, with limited resources being distributed by bot...
In World
September 5, 2017 8:17 am gmt |
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The systematic persecution of minority Muslims is on the rise across Myanmar and not confined to the northwestern state of Rakhine, where recent violence has sent nearly 90,000 Muslim Rohingya fleeing, the independent Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) group said on Tuesday (September 5). In Rakhine s...
In World
August 31, 2017 4:20 am gmt |
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More than 18,000 Rohingya Muslims, many sick and some with bullet wounds, have fled the worst violence to grip northwest Myanmar in at least five years, while thousands more are stuck at the Bangladesh border. Friday’s (August 25) series of coordinated attacks by Rohingya insurgents on security...
In Srilanka
August 20, 2017 12:22 pm gmt |
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A young tusker gifted to President Maithripala Sirisena by the government of Myanmar, will be presented to the Dalada Maligawa. It has been reported that the 21 year old tusker who arrived from Myanmar on August 18, is currently at a special enclosure within the premises of the Temple of the Tooth. T...
In World
August 19, 2017 5:15 am gmt |
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An outbreak of H1N1 in Myanmar has now killed 27 as the government is starting to step up public awareness campaigns about the swine flu virus. Since the H1N1 outbreak started on July 21, 277 of 725 respiratory infection patients have been diagnosed as H1N1 influenza A virus victims across the entire...
In India
July 14, 2017 8:04 am gmt |
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Myanmar’s armed forces commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, on an eight-day visit to India, was accorded a ceremonial welcome in New Delhi on Friday (July 14). Hlaing was received by Indian navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba, at Rashtrapati Bhavan or the presidential palace in the c...
In India
October 19, 2016 9:44 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar’s state counsellor met in New Delhi on Wednesday (October 19) to deepen bilateral ties. The two leaders will hold bilateral talks before making a press statement which is expected to revolve around security and defence. The cross-border activities...
In Business
March 26, 2016 11:58 am gmt |
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Myanmar’s Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), the country’s first stock exchange, has begun trading with the first company listing. After business tycoon Serge Pun and the chairman of Myanmar’s Securities Regulatory Commission, Maung Maung Thein, rang a bronze bell, the Yangon Stock Exchange (MS...
In Asia
January 12, 2016 6:51 am gmt |
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Leaders of armed ethnic groups, government negotiators and representatives of the Myanmar’s powerful military joined in a meeting in Naypyitaw on Tuesday (Jan 12) to discuss the fragile peace process days after Aung San Suu Kyi said it will be the priority for the new government. The Nobel peac...