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    Myanmar govt fails to protect press freedom: survey

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:21am on May 05, 2018

    Journalists in Myanmar believe their government is failing to defend media freedom despite the transition from harsh military rule to an elected government of Aung...

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    Myanmar to screen refugees before delivering aid to war-torn Kachin state

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:12am on May 04, 2018

    Myanmar will ‘scrutinise’ the identity of refugees in war-torn Kachin State to ensure ethnic insurgents do not receive humanitarian aid after weeks of fighting, a...

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    Myanmar minister says conditions in Rohingya refugee camps ‘very poor’

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:43am on April 20, 2018

    A Myanmar minister expressed concerns on Thursday about ‘very poor conditions’ in Rohingya refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh, and said repatriation of the Muslim minority...

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    Myanmar’s president resigns

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:06am on March 22, 2018

    Myanmar’s civilian president Htin Kyaw resigned due to ill health on Wednesday and is expected to be replaced by a close ally of de-facto leader...

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    Protests against new curbs on demos held in Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    Hundreds of people marched through Myanmar’s largest city Yangon on Monday to oppose changes to a protest law being discussed in parliament which activists warn...

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    Bulldozing Rohingya villages was not demolition of evidence: Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:03am on February 27, 2018

    Myanmar has bulldozed the remains of Rohingya Muslim villages to make way for refugee resettlement, not to destroy evidence of atrocities, an official leading reconstruction...

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    US diplomat quits Myanmar panel

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 02:22am on January 25, 2018

    Veteran US diplomat Bill Richardson has resigned from an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis, saying it was conducting...

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    10 found in grave innocent civilians: Rohingya insurgents

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on January 14, 2018

    Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Saturday that ten Rohingya found in a mass grave in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state last month were ‘innocent civilians’, and...

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    Suu Kyi says army admission on killings a positive step

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:16am on January 13, 2018

    Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday it was ‘positive’ that the country’s military was taking responsibility for the actions of troops,...

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    Myanmar army admits to killing 10 Rohingyas

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:22am on January 11, 2018

    Myanmar’s military said on Wednesday its soldiers had murdered 10 captured Muslim ‘terrorists’ during insurgent attacks at the beginning of September, after local Buddhist villagers...