A Naypyitaw rally staged by the former ruling USDP centers on perceived national security threats.
Commemorating the International Day of Peace, women called for a halt to all military offensives in Myanmar.
After London announced on Tuesday there were suspending program, Tatmadaw says will no longer send trainees to Britain.
Regional flooding has left locals fearing a repeat of the devastation of 2015.
Vice President Henry Van Thio tells United Nations human rights violations would be dealt with ‘in accordance with strict norms of justice.’
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.