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Agence France-Presse . Yangon

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    Three bombs rock capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine state

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on February 25, 2018

    Three bombs exploded early Saturday in the capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, a cauldron of ethnic tensions roiled by insurgencies and a military crackdown on...

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    Rohingya villages bulldozed

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    Satellite imagery shows Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, Human Rights Watch said Friday, condemning the...

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    Bulldozed Rohingya villages deepen fears Myanmar is erasing history

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on February 13, 2018

    Aerial photos of Rakhine state have emerged that appear to show several bulldozed Rohingya settlements, renewing accusations Myanmar is wiping out the homes and history...

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    Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi’s lakeside villa

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on February 02, 2018

    A man threw a petrol bomb at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, officials said, a rare attack...

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    14 Myanmar students expelled after protest

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:43am on January 28, 2018

    Fourteen students have been expelled from a Myanmar university after staging a campus protest calling for more education funding, an activist said on Saturday, sparking...

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    Myanmar pillories US diplomat

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:16am on January 26, 2018

    Myanmar accused US diplomat Bill Richardson Thursday of a ‘personal attack’ on Aung San Suu Kyi after an excoriating takedown of the former darling of...

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    Myanmar makes record drug bust with 30m meth pills

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:33am on January 19, 2018

    Myanmar has seized 30 million meth pills along with more than two tonnes of ‘ice’ and heroin in a record bust, the government said Thursday, as...

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    7 Rakhine killed as Myanmar police fire on riot

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2018

    Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials said Wednesday, in fresh violence...

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    Myanmar army overruns Kachin rebel camps as fighting escalates

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:57am on January 06, 2018

    Myanmar’s military has used heavy weapons to overrun remote rebel camps in northern Kachin state, the army said Friday, as a seasonal offensive ramps up...

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    Extra charges dropped against journalists jailed

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 02:06am on December 27, 2017

    Foreign and local journalists jailed for flying a drone near Myanmar’s parliament could be released from prison in early January after police dropped additional charges...

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