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    Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:25am on December 14, 2017

    Two Reuters journalists were arrested on Tuesday evening in Myanmar’s main city, Yangon, a government spokesman said. ‘Yes it is correct that they were arrested,’...

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    EU calls for ‘equal rights’ for all in Rakhine

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:43am on December 01, 2017

    Myanmar must guarantee ‘equal rights’ for everyone in troubled Rakhine state as talks on repatriation of more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to...

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    Xi discusses Rohingya crisis with Myanmar army chief

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:17am on November 26, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping met with Myanmar’s top military general in Beijing on Friday and discussed China’s support amid international criticism over its treatment of...

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    Myanmar military trucks hit landmines in Rakhine

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 18, 2017

    One person was injured when military trucks hit landmines in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine State this week, state media said on Friday, amid ethnic tension following...

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    Tillerson to press Myanmar army chief to halt violence

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 15, 2017

    US secretary of state Rex Tillerson will stress the need to halt violence and stabilise Rakhine State when he meets the head of Myanmar’s military...

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    Myanmar replaces general in charge of Rakhine operation

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    Myanmar’s army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine state following a military crackdown that has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims into neighbouring...

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    Myanmar police arrest Buddhist monk over US embassy protest

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    Myanmar police arrested on Sunday an ultra-nationalist Buddhist monk who has a history of stoking sentiment against Rohingya Muslims, the country’s beleaguered minority, a Myanmar...

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    Myanmar cardinal urges Pope to avoid use of the term ‘Rohingya’

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:32am on November 09, 2017

    Myanmar’s most senior Catholic prelate has urged Pope Francis to avoid using the term ‘Rohingya’ during a visit this month, when he is expected to...

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    Myanmar warns UN scolding could harm talks with Bangladesh

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 09, 2017

    Myanmar warned on Wednesday that a scolding delivered by the UN Security Council could ‘seriously harm’ its talks with Bangladesh over returning home more than...

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    Yangon blames Dhaka for delay

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 02, 2017

    Myanmar insisted on Wednesday it was ready to set up a repatriation process for Rohingya Muslims even as more risked their lives fleeing the country,...

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