UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett addresses the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Myanmar at UN Headquarters in New York on August 28, 2018. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias
30 August 2018
Myanmar Wednesday rejected the findings of a UN investigation alleging genocide by its...
Several countries, including the United States, called Tuesday for Myanmar military leaders accused of orchestrating the repression of the country's Rohingya minority to be brought before international justice.  "The facts of the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya must be said, and they must be heard," said Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations.  Haley and other ambassadors stopped short, however, of using the word "genocide" that was cited in a UN-backed report released the day before accusing
29 August 2018
Several countries, including the United States, called Tuesday for Myanmar military...
Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone (C), 31, is escorted by police as he leaves the court after the final argument of his trial in Yangon, Myanmar, 20 August 2018. Photo: Nyeini Chan Naing/EPA
27 August 2018
Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar face a ruling today that could see them each jailed...
Amal Clooney. Photo: EPA
27 August 2018
A Myanmar court postponed its ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a...
Rohingya refugees cross the makeshift camp at Teknuf in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 24 August 2018. Upcoming 25 August 2018, marks the first anniversary of the Rohingya crisis. Photo: Monirul Alam/EPA
25 August 2018
Muslim Rohingya refugees Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown...
Rohingya refugee volunteers walk along Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 23, 2018. Photo: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP
24 August 2018
Half the Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh without their parents were...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her speech during the 43rd Singapore Lecture at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Singapore, 21 August 2018. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
22 August 2018
Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya...
(File) Myanmar soldiers arrive at Buthidaung jetty in Myanmar's Rakhine State on August 29, 2017. Photo: AFP
18 August 2018
The US government on Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units...
Photo: Myanmar State Counsellor Office
17 August 2018
The Advisory Board to the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Myanmar'...
Rohingya refugees leave an aid relief distribution centre at the  Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar on August 12, 2018. Photo: Ed  Jones/AFP
13 August 2018
Myanmar has asked Bangladesh to stop providing aid to 6,000 Rohingya refugees stranded on...
A Myanmar border police guard walks in Yebawkya village, in Maungdaw on September 27, 2017. Photo: AFP
10 August 2018
Myanmar said Thursday that a request at the International Criminal Court to probe the...
An aerial view of check point and entrance gate for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, locally called Bangali, in Maungdaw township, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 14 January 2018. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
03 July 2018
The repatriation programme agreed to by the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments has not...

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