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Myanmar takes foreign diplomats into conflict-torn Rakhine

Yangon, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar authorities took foreign diplomats and United Nations representatives on a tour Monday of conflict-torn northern Rakhine state, where a...

UN chief urges Myanmar to halt anti-Rohingya operations

United Nations (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar's authorities on Thursday to immediately end military operations that have sent over 500,000 Rohingya Muslims...

Myanmar officials: Insurgents killed 45 Hindu villagers

Yangon (AP) — Myanmar officials said Monday they have discovered at least 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves in the Southeast Asian country's...

Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Myanmar tried to reassure the world Wednesday about its handling of the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh and...

Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite...

Angelina Jolie condemns Myanmar violence

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has condemned the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and called on the country's government and...

Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya crisis, refugees still fleeing

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Nearly three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, thousands were still flooding across...

As Rohingya flee Myanmar, leader Suu Kyi skips UN meeting

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, the government...

Bangladesh leader visits Rohingya refugees, assures help

UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's leader demanded that Myanmar allow the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled recent violence in...

Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its...

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