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.
Some 30 people threw stones at Muslim homes in the Irrawaddy Region. Property was damaged but no one was injured.
21 families lack proper paperwork, immigration officials say; activists allege religious persecution.
Mandalay Region's Meikhtila Township has issued a sweeping warning against the use of unauthorized buildings for religious purposes, calling the move a community safety precaution.
Sri Lankan police investigate whether 10 suspected ringleaders of a wave of attacks on Muslims by Sinhalese Buddhists had outside funding or foreign help.
Ultra-nationalist monk Wirathu says his anti-Muslim rhetoric has nothing to do with violence in Rakhine, as he emerges from one-year preaching ban.
The one-year ban on U Wirathu, who was ordered to stop sermonizing last year because of his hate speech, ends Saturday.
The country has been rocked by communal clashes in its central highlands since Sunday following attacks on Muslims by nationalist Sinhalese crowds.
Matthew J Walton looks at Ma Ba Tha’s persistence in the light of criticisms of Myanmar’s monastic authorities.
Indonesia has blocked microblogging site Tumblr after complaints about pornographic content on hundreds of accounts.