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Agence France-Presse . Yangon

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    Suu Kyi, Myanmar face chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on September 05, 2017

    Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai and Muslim countries in Asia led a growing chorus of criticism on Monday aimed at Myanmar and its civilian leader...

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    Myanmar asked to end Rohingya restrictions

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:46am on August 25, 2017

    Myanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state,...

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    Myanmar ramps up troops

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:14am on August 13, 2017

    Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it ramps up counterinsurgency efforts there, officers said Saturday, after the UN voiced alarm...

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    Shots fired as Myanmar forces raid Rohingya village

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:10am on August 06, 2017

    Myanmar security forces fired warning shots during a day-long sweep of a Rohingya village to arrest alleged militants, Aung San Suu Kyi’s office said late...

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    Myanmar still using ‘same tactics’: UN envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:40am on July 22, 2017

    Myanmar is still using the same ‘tactics’ to silence its people as the former junta, the UN’s rights envoy said Friday, urging the government to...

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    Myanmar aid worker murdered in latest Rakhine killing

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:31am on July 02, 2017

    A local employee with an international aid group in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine State was stabbed to death by ‘terrorists’, the government said Saturday, the latest...

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    Myanmar forces kill 3 in raid on Rohingya run camps

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:53am on June 23, 2017

    Myanmar security forces have killed three people in raids on ‘terrorist’ training camps run by Rohingya Muslim militants in the north of Rakhine state, state...

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    Myanmar anti-Islam monk barred from FB

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:10am on June 13, 2017

    A Myanmar monk once dubbed the ‘Buddhist Bin Laden’ for his extremist diatribes says he has been banned from using Facebook, as the site ramps...

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    Myanmar military plane carrying over 100 missing

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:45am on June 08, 2017

    A Myanmar military plane went missing with more than 100 soldiers and their families on board on Wednesday, a local official and air force source...

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    Facebook ‘ban’ of anti-Muslim slur sparks Myanmar outcry

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:24am on May 30, 2017

    Myanmar netizens were in an uproar on Monday after Facebook seemingly banned people from posting the word ‘kalar,’ often used as a slur against Muslims,...

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