General News

Myanmar court extends detention for 2 Reuters reporters

Dec 27, 2017

A court in Myanmar has extended the detention of two Reuters journalists and set their trial date for Jan. 14 on charges of violating state secrets

Analysis: No sign Rohingya will be allowed to return home

Dec 24, 2017

Analysis: Despite pledges by Myanmar, no sign Rohingya refugees will be allowed to return home

Myanmar investigates 10 bodies found in grave in Rakhine

Dec 20, 2017

Myanmar's military says a forensic investigation has begun after the discovery of 10 bodies in a mass grave in a village in troubled Rakhine state

Myanmar government says it authorized journalists' arrest

Dec 18, 2017

Myanmar's presidential spokesman says the president authorized the arrest last week of two Reuters reporters for allegedly violating the state secrets act

Rights group reports more destruction of Rohingya villages

Dec 18, 2017

Human Rights Watch says satellite imagery shows Rohingya villages in Myanmar continued to be destroyed as Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement last month to return refugees from the ethnic Muslim minority who had fled their country amid violence

US special envoy backs unconditional talks with N. Korea

Dec 15, 2017

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea has expressed hope that Pyongyang would accept Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's diplomatic offer of unconditional talks

Reuters demands Myanmar release 2 arrested journalists

Dec 14, 2017

Reuters news agency has called on Myanmar to immediately release two of its journalists who were arrested for possessing "important secret papers" obtained from police

Aid group: At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

Dec 14, 2017

International aid group Doctors Without Borders says its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces

Aid group Doctors Without Borders says at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed between August and September in Myanmar

Dec 14, 2017

Aid group Doctors Without Borders says at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed between August and September in Myanmar

Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions

Dec 12, 2017

Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014

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