An embassy representative says the US welcomed the State Counselor’s decision to speak publicly about the ongoing violence and humanitarian crisis.
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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.
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.
Myanmar Metals touts the Bawdwin site’s mineral potential, but there doesn’t appear to be mention of ongoing clashes and displacement in the region.
Political parties submit papers on democratization to mark International Day of Democracy.
As Human Rights Watch asks for sanctions, Karen Women’s Organization calls military ‘war criminals’ and urges them to halt operations.
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Muslims Trapped After Rakhine Violence Told to Stay Put
Myanmar Army Chief Visits Rakhine
Southern Thailand Insurgent Group Says Talks Doomed
N. Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan, Deepening Regional Tensions
South Korea Deploys Anti-Missile System as US Seeks Tough North Korea Sanctions
Nearly 90,000 Rohingya Escape Myanmar Violence as Humanitarian Crisis Looms
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally