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Thursday, 2 August 2018

Fears that embankments could burst under fresh rains mounted Wednesday in flooded southeastern Myanmar, where more than 130,000 people ...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

A new commission set up by Myanmar to look into human rights abuses in Rakhine state has been criticised by observers on Tuesday as a "political gimmick", as the country tries to stave off further censure over its treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.

The government announced Monday evening that an "independent" commission of inquiry had been established but gave no details about its remit, powers or the timeframe given to complete its report.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Nearly 120,000 people have been displaced after floods submerged a vast swathe of southeastern Myanmar, killing 11 people and sending ...

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

The bodies of 23 victims of a landslide in Myanmar’s northern jade mining area have been recovered, an official confirmed Monday, after a days-long ...

Monday, 30 July 2018

Surging floodwaters have killed at least 10 people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, ...

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least five children Wednesday near camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border housing ...

Thursday, 26 July 2018

At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, police said Wednesday, as heavy rains ...

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Hundreds are missing and an unknown number feared dead after a partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and ...

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

A Reuters journalist charged with breaching a draconian secrecy law told a Myanmar court Tuesday he was entrapped by police ...

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The United Nations Security Council on Monday urged Myanmar to step up efforts for Rohingya refugees to return to the country safely and voluntarily.

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