Letter signed by 23 international groups calls on overseas governments to urge Burma to accept UN mandate.
The Zay Di Pyin mosque in Arakan State escapes extensive damage in the incident, but accounts differ regarding the cause of the blaze.
On trip to Bangladesh, Chinese special envoy Sun Guoxiang urges Dhaka to resolve the row with Burma bilaterally but says Beijing stands ready to help
During a visit to Arakan State, the delegation said they want the special economic zone to be up and running as soon as possible.
Reconstruction of events finds an attack on an Arakan village marks the start of a two-week military onslaught across about 10 Rohingya villages.
The cyclone hit Arakan State’s coast on Sunday, killing three people and causing damage to property across the country.
Arakan State’s Maungdaw is celebrating the water festival from April 17-20, and local Muslims say they have been told to stay away.
A quick round-up of the latest updated results of the weekend’s by-elections from the Union Election Commission.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party triumph in nine out of 19 available seats, fairing badly in Shan State constituencies.
Apparent reprisal killing puts spotlight on rising new threat to villagers’ safety; raises questions over policies on government-escorted visits.
A total of 19 regional and Union parliament seats are up for grabs in by-elections, but voters appear reluctant to cast their ballots.
Ata Ullah of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, who previously claimed responsibility for October border post attacks, denies links to foreign Islamists.
Local authorities say 18 cases of alleged abuse by security forces have been filed in Maungdaw.
A former village administrator, a religious leader, and a teenager are among 17 persons on trial over alleged illegal military training in Arakan State.
Delegation set to visit the locations of alleged human rights violations including the villages of Da Gyi Za and Kyee Kan Pyin.