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    US to step up pressure on Myanmar army

    In the face of widespread "atrocities" against ethnic Rohingya people in Myanmar, the United States has been cautiously stepping up pressure on Myanmar's army, while taking care to avoid endangering the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • Myanmar Rohingyas: Killings, rights violation on

    A United Nations special rapporteur has issued a strongly worded statement accusing Myanmar of implementing policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation.

  • PM urges Myanmar to solve Rohingya issue

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the outgoing Myanmar Ambassador in Dhaka Myo Myint Than to convey the message to his government to find out a solution to repatriation of the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.

  • Myanmar ‘drug smuggler’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with BGB

    A female “drug smuggler” from Myanmar is killed and four others injured in a “gunfight” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early.

  • Rohingya rebel leader challenges Suu Kyi

    The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Myanmar's security forces says his group will keep fighting "even if a million die" unless the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, takes action to protect the religious minority.

  • Malaysia-Myanmar matches cancelled over Rohingya issue

    Malaysia's national soccer team has cancelled two friendly under-22 matches with Myanmar, in protest against the Southeast Asian nation's bloody crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims, a team spokesman said on Thursday.

  • Rohingya crisis: Politics of denial

    Myanmar has no reason or justification to deny the history and existence of Rohingyas as an ethnic race of its land. Then why does the hardline nationalist group continue to be so provocative against this community?