(FILE) - A handout picture released by the US Navy shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) launching Tomahawk cruise missiles against IS (Islamic State) targets in Syria, in the Red Sea, 23 September 2014 (reissued 07 April 2017). Photo: EPA
07 April 2017
The UN Security Council failed Thursday to reach agreement on demands for a thorough...
US President Donald J. Trump attends a Greek Independence Day celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 24 March. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo
25 March 2017
World equity markets wobbled Friday, with US stocks finishing mostly lower, as investors...
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Jordan's Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein. Photo: EPA
21 March 2017
The following is the full statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad...
United Nations Headquarters in New York City, New York, USA. Photo: EPA
18 March 2017
China and Russia blocked a proposed UN Security Council statement on Friday that would...
National Security Advisor, U Thaung Tun. Photo: MNA
14 March 2017
Russian Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev ...
US President Donald J. Trump participates in a health care discussion with House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC , USA, 10 March 2017.Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA
11 March 2017
Donald Trump has thrown his full weight behind a contested plan to replace Obamacare,...
US President Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, February 28. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA
04 March 2017
An avalanche of new revelations about ties between Donald Trump's aides and Russia forced...
Mark Farmaner, back row, outside the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London. Photo: BCUK
25 February 2017
Mark Farmaner, Director of the human rights organisation Burma Campaign UK, has been...
Yanghee Lee, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, talks to media at the monastery in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 16 January 2017. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
20 February 2017
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar,...
US President Donald J. Trump participates in a press conference in the East Room in of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 16 February 2017. Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA
18 February 2017
Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday, describing the press as "the...
A family of Burmese refugees arrives in the United States. Photo: Chad Nelson/World Relief
14 February 2017
A group of five refugees from Myanmar are back on track to arrive in Tulsa, Oklahoma,...
Rohingya refugees look on in a refugee camp in Teknaf, in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, on November 26, 2016. Photo: AFP
09 February 2017
Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke out over the alleged maltreatment of Myanmar's Rohingya...

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