The UN's top human rights official says the leader of Myanmar has promised to investigate allegations of atrocities against the country's Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar's security forces have likely committed 'systematic' mass killings, and gang rapes against the Rohingya Muslim population since October according to the UN Human Rights office.
At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the Rohingya Muslim minority
Fighters from the Rohingya community in northern Myanmar have a Pakistani-born leader and many Saudis in top echelon says Brussels-based NGO International Crisis Group.
Some 99 million years ago, a juvenile dinosaur got its feathery tail stuck in tree resin, a death trap for the small creature.
Amnesty International says Rohingya Muslims are being “squeezed by the callous actions of both the Myanmar and Bangladesh authorities.
It is significant that the Burmese Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi, called out for help to find a solution to the Rohingya’s situation.
Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…
Hundreds of representatives of ethnic groups have gathered in the capital of Myanmar, as Aung Sun Suu Kyi opened peace talks to end decades of fighting between the military and…
The UN, along with Japan and China, have offered to help restore dozens of damaged structures in Myanmar following Wednesday large earthquake.
Myanmar – otherwise known as Burma – has marked Sunday’s UN international day against drug trafficking and abuse by burning a vast quantity of substances in a public…
New president Htin Kyaw is a close confidante of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar is in the process of forming its first democratically-elected government
Htin Kyaw reassured public servants their jobs are secure despite government cost-cutting plans
Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s new president. Kyaw is a close friend of the Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the governing
A close friend and confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi has been confirmed as the presidential candidate of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament. The Nobel
Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has nominated her former driver and close aide to be Myanmar’s next president. The National League for Democracy (NLD) is
Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed Htin Kyaw who is a close friend of party leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi , as presidential
They are doctors, poets, teachers, farmers, fishermen. Many are new to politics, and had to receive intensive instruction in law and constitutional
Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s
Myanmar said on Friday that it was freeing around 100 people from jail – just days before the first sitting of a new parliament dominated by the
The leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy led a roadside clean up on Sunday, in the constituency where she won a seat in the country’s
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks with the country’s president Thein Sein to discuss the smooth transfer of power to her
A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 90 people. It is reported those who died were climbing on waste material