Reuters . Yangon

  • Myanmar soldiers injured in clash with militants in Rakhine

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 02:23pm on February 19, 2017

    Two members of Myanmar’s security forces were injured in a clash with militants on the troubled Rakhine State border with Bangladesh, Myanmar state counsellor’s office...

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    Military operation in Rakhine ends: Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:10am on February 17, 2017

    Myanmar’s military has ended a clearance operation in the country’s troubled Rakhine State, government officials said, ending a four-month sweep that the United Nations said...

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    Muslim with links to govt murdered in Rakhine: Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:02am on December 27, 2016

    A man has been found dead with stab wounds in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, in what the government said on Monday was the second murder in...

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    15,000 flee into China as Myanmar’s army battles ethnic rebels: UN

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:01am on December 21, 2016

    Up to 15,000 people may have fled across Myanmar’s border into China in the past month, a United Nations agency has said, as fighting between...

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    Myanmar stops migrant workers going to Malaysia

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:04am on December 08, 2016

    Myanmar has stopped workers going to Malaysia after Malaysia’s leader criticised its treatment of Muslims, while Indonesia joined a growing chorus of concern about the...

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    Military crackdown in Myanmar : West voices concern

    Reuters . Yangon/United Nations | Updated at 12:55am on November 25, 2016

    Western nations are increasingly concerned at how Aung San Suu Kyi’s government is dealing with violence in Myanmar’s divided northwest, with the US envoy to...

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    Myanmar denies Bangladeshi accounts of Muslims trying to flee over border

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:55am on November 20, 2016

    Myanmar’s state media on Saturday denied Bangladesh border guards’ accounts of Rohingya Muslims fleeing conflict at home by trying to cross into the northern neighbour...

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    Rakhine unrest toll rises to 86

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 08:45pm on November 15, 2016

    Up to 69 members of what Myanmar’s government has described as a Rohingya Muslim militant group and 17 members of the security forces have been...

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    Myanmar army drives Rohingyas out of home

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:43am on October 25, 2016

    Hundreds of Myanmar’s Rohingya villagers are facing a second night hiding in rice fields without shelter, after the army on Sunday forcibly removed them from...

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    Myanmar security forces kill 26

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:28am on October 14, 2016

    Myanmar’s security forces have now killed at least 26 people in response to attacks on police that have sparked a dramatic escalation in violence in...