Myanmar

Myanmar president hosts rare Suu Kyi talks amid constitution debate

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YANGON - - Myanmar President Thein Sein had a rare meeting on Monday with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss constitutional changes and the first election under the country's new democratic system, a minister said.

Myanmar military wins rare praise in war with ethnic Chinese rebels

YANGON - Fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic Chinese rebels has handed the long-feared military a public relations coup, with an explosion of praise on social media and even former political prisoners expressing grudging support.

World, 26 Feb 2015

Reunions and ransoms: a day online in Myanmar's Rohingya camps

THAE CHAUNG, Myanmar - In this teeming camp for displaced Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, it's easy to overlook the internet huts. The raw emotion they generate is much harder to ignore. | Video

World, 26 Feb 2015

Myanmar culls chickens, quail to contain H5N1 outbreak

YANGON - Myanmar has culled thousands of poultry to try to contain an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Monywa, west of the commercial center of Mandalay, health officials said on Thursday.

Health, 25 Feb 2015

Myanmar culls chickens, quail to contain H5N1 outbreak

YANGON, Feb 26 - Myanmar has culled thousands of poultry to try to contain an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Monywa, west of the commercial centre of Mandalay, health officials said on Thursday.

Reunions and ransoms: a day online in Myanmar's Rohingya camps

THAE CHAUNG, Myanmar - In this teeming camp for displaced Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, it's easy to overlook the internet huts. The raw emotion they generate is much harder to ignore.

World, 25 Feb 2015

Myanmar rebel leader denies Chinese fighting with him

BEIJING - The ethnic Chinese leader of a group of Myanmar rebels fighting the government has denied in an interview with a Chinese paper that he has been receiving any help from Chinese citizens or mercenaries.

World, 25 Feb 2015

Drug-resistant malaria found close to Myanmar border with India

LONDON - Malaria with total resistance to the antimalarial drug artemisinin has taken hold in Myanmar and spread close to the border with India, threatening to repeat history and render crucial medicines useless, scientists said on Friday.

Health, 20 Feb 2015

Myanmar urges China to prevent rebel attacks from across their border

YANGON - China should cooperate with Myanmar to prevent "terrorist attacks" being launched from Chinese territory, a Myanmar official said on Thursday after 10 days of fighting between the Myanmar military and insurgents.

World, China, 19 Feb 2015

Myanmar declares martial law in troubled Kokang region

KUNLONG, Myanmar - Myanmar President Thein Sein declared a state of emergency and imposed martial law in a region near the Chinese border after more than 70 people were killed in fighting between the Myanmar army and a rebel group.

World, 18 Feb 2015

Images from Myanmar

A patient from Myanmar looks through the window of the Mae Tao clinic in Mae Sot, in northwest Thailand October 13, 2010.  REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An uncertain fate

Myanmar's long standing political crisis has forced millions of refugees across the border.  Slideshow