Myanmar

The military says Aung San Suu Kyi has ordered troops to 'crush' the AA 'effectively and quickly.'

Two Youths Injured, 200 Villagers Flee Homes Amid Clashes in Myanmar’s Northern Rakhine State

Fighting between government forces and the Arakan Army prompts village heads to submit resignations and schools to close.

Myanmar Military Frees 13 Villagers Caught in Rakhine Conflict

Two others have been charged under the Unlawful Associations Act for alleged contact with Arakan Army forces.

Myanmar Court Upholds Seven-Year Prison Sentence For Two Reuters Reporters

Observers say that the decision shows that the judiciary lacks independence from the government.

Bangladesh: No ARSA, Arakan Militant Bases in Country

Dhaka slams Myanmar for saying that Rohingya and Arakan rebel groups are operating in Bangladesh.

Rakhine Political Parties to Meet Over Myanmar Official’s Remarks on Ethnic Army

Prominent Rakhine residents and ordinary citizens in the western state are riled up over statements about the Arakan Army.

Myanmar Holds Talks With China to Reopen Border Crossing in Northern Shan State

Fruit dealers rely on the Muse-Ruili passage to export their produce to China’s Yunnan province.

Myanmar’s Arakan Army Denies Link to Muslim Militant Group in Rakhine State

The ethnic army also objects to a government spokesman’s warning for supporters not to back the organization.

Myanmar Vows to Put Down Arakan Army, Urges Locals to Cut Support

Rakhine politicians, however, call on the central government to heed local concerns in the strife-torn region.

Rakhine Insurgents Kill 13 Policemen, Injure Nine Others in Myanmar Outpost Attacks

The attacks by the Arakan Army on the country's Independence Day are the latest act of violence to hit the restive state.

Karen National Union Says Myanmar Peace Process is Moving in The Wrong Direction

KNU criticism comes as fighting involving different ethnic armies displaces hundreds in remote corners of the country.

India Deports Five Rohingya to Myanmar

The group is the second small batch of Rohingya Muslims expelled by India since October 2018.

New Year Opens With Fighting, Attack on Top Official in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

The Arakan Army denies it carried out a failed mine attack on the Rakhine chief minister’s convoy.

Old Cases of Abuse in Myanmar’s Catholic Church Come to Light, Prompting Guidelines for Clergy

A Catholic priest in the Southeast Asian country cites a ‘lack of knowledge’ about handling the issue.

Kachin Political Leaders Discuss Myanmar Peace, Dam Project With Chinese Ambassador

China is acting out of self-interest in the name of the country’s Belt and Road Initiative, one party chairman says.

Myanmar Press Council Demands Military Provide Contacts For Journalists Covering Conflict

The move comes after the armed forces said it will take legal action against news outlets that fail to confirm information.

Residents Call For End to Mining Activities in Myanmar’s Kachin State

They say that chemical waste from the operations has polluted water resources, killed livestock, and damaged farmland.

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