Britain's UN Ambassador Karen Pierce told reporters that an investigation needs evidentiary standards to achieve accountability.
UN visits troubled Rakhine State, while China and Western nations continue to both influence and pressure once-isolated Myanmar.
The team has been invited to examine the situation in Rakhine State months after requesting such a visit.
News originated on Myanmar National TV; govt confirms report is false.
National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said charges of ethnic cleansing and genocide were very serious and should not be bandied about lightly.
Military alleges British lawmakers influenced EU’s ‘one-sided’ recommendations
To mark the 109th birthday of the late U Thant, The Irrawaddy revisits this article about his legacy as UN secretary general.
If he were alive today, U Thant would be 109 years old. Long before the country became known for military oppression and pro-democratic struggle, Myanmar (then known as Burma) made
US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told reporters the United States was hearing reports that North Korea might be preparing to fire another missile.
Yanghee Lee has Myanmar’s interests at heart; if she is wrong, let the govt present the facts to the UN.
A top UN official recounts horrific accounts of sexual atrocities by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region.
National security advisor notes country is already at ‘red’ level.
Statement from Tillerson marks Washington’s first use of the term
The move revived a UN resolution that was dropped last year due to the country’s progress on human rights.
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