Monarch visits Shan monk, whom many in Thailand believe favorably affected outcome of the two-week saga.
Maing Hpone Sayadaw already revered by many in Myanmar, including some top leaders.
Ultranationalist writer Maung Thway Chun is on trial for religious hate speech over comments warning that Myanmar was at risk of being overrun by Christians and Muslims.
Readers’ Perspectives: The issues in the strife-torn region stem from migration; this is not a religious conflict, writes Kyaw Lat.
Religious Affairs Minister U Aung Ko has tried to take action against those sowing religious discord. The army is standing in his way.
Military representative compares Maungdaw to Kosovo; Parliament approves a proposal for the govt to take necessary security measures to prevent terrorist attacks in Myanmar.
A Sri Lankan court jailed for six months a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims after finding him guilty of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture has ordered monasteries to correct Buddha statues with mudras that go against Theravada Buddhist scripture or face legal action.
Maung Thway Chun has been sued under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code in connection with religion hate speech.
Thai police raided four Buddhist temples, arresting several prominent monks and worshippers amid a crackdown on illegal financial dealings by temples.
Regional minister vows greater transparency in accounting at Yangon’s major temples
An Irrawaddy Region court sentenced two leaders of the Christian "Soul Family" group to three years in prison for kidnapping a teenage girl.
Casket containing strand of Buddha’s hair removed to allow for repair of chamber at Botahtaung Pagoda
Scores of Muslim mosques, homes and businesses were destroyed as mobs ran amok for three days in Kandy.
Attacks on Islamic clerics, schools and mosques in recent weeks ramp up tensions in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.