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    US wants urgent action on Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon/Dhaka | Updated at 01:35am on September 23, 2017

    The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could...

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    US official barred from Rohingya conflict zone: Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:01am on September 17, 2017

    Myanmar said on Friday a visiting US official would not be allowed to go to a region where violence has triggered an exodus of nearly...

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    Myanmar says China endorses crackdown on Rohingya

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

    China endorses Myanmar’s offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media said on Thursday. The Myanmar military offensive in the western state of Rakhine was...

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    Myanmar tries to protect all citizens: Suu Kyi

    Reuters . Yangon/ Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as...

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    Buddhists protest at aid agencies in Rakhine state

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:07am on August 14, 2017

    Hundreds of Buddhists took to the streets in western Myanmar on Sunday to protest against aid organisations they accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya...

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    Hundreds of troops sent to Rakhine as tension rises

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

    Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in north-western Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday,...

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    UN warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:21am on August 11, 2017

    The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state’s majority Buddhists, some of whom...

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    Myanmar rejects allegations of human rights abuses against Rohingya

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:04am on August 07, 2017

    Myanmar on Sunday rejected allegations of crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing during a crackdown against Rohingya Muslims last year, accusing the United Nations of...

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    Six Buddhists killed

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:34am on August 05, 2017

    Suspected insurgents killed at least six members of a Buddhist ethnic minority in western Myanmar on Thursday, the government and regional sources said, amid spiralling...

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    New chairman appointed to UN mission probing Myanmar abuses

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:17am on July 28, 2017

    The United Nations’ Human Rights Council has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigating allegations of killings and rape by Myanmar’s security forces, it said...