A crowd of 300 throw petrol bombs at a Red Cross aid shipment to conflict-torn Maungdaw before being dispersed by rubber bullets and tear gas.
Forty injured in suspected drunk driver case.
The explosions occurred as a truck with relief items and a bus from Kissapanadi Bus Line gave one another space as they passed.
An embassy representative says the US welcomed the State Counselor’s decision to speak publicly about the ongoing violence and humanitarian crisis.
More than 400 women gather in Hpa-an for three days of discussion on peace and security for women, and to commemorate the International Day of Peace.
Modi’s government is making it easier for Hindus, Buddhists, Christians and other minorities from Bangladesh and Pakistan to gain citizenship in India.
Villagers said they wanted to leave but needed government protection from ethnic Rakhine Buddhists who had threatened to kill them.
Trip comes amid international outrage for alleged military crimes in region.
State Counselor says she has never changed her stand in condemning military actions.
The Irrawaddy asks political analysts, historians and politicians to share their views on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s statement on the crisis.
Local organizations say five villagers were detained under suspicion of connection to the TNLA but were later released.
In first public address since violence flared, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told diplomats she was ‘concerned’ about the Muslim exodus to Bangladesh.
Chinese foreign minister tells UN secretary-general ‘understands and supports’ Myanmar’s efforts to protect security in Rakhine.
Permanent secretaries representing seven different ministries will visit conflict-torn northern Rakhine State.
State chief minister ‘will not tolerate’ any further illicit rallies.