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Three killed as suspected Rohingya insurgent camp found in Myanmar: newspaper

YANGON Myanmar security forces killed three people while clearing a suspected Rohingya insurgent training camp in the mountains in the troubled northwestern state of Rakhine, the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar daily said on Thursday.

Suicide rate "alarming" in Thai camp for Myanmar refugees - study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of recorded suicides and attempted suicides has soared at Thailand's largest camp for refugees from Myanmar, the International Organization for Migration said on Monday as it called for urgent action to treat high levels of distress.

Jun 19 2017

In Myanmar, religious tensions simmer as madrassas shuttered

YANGON Chit Tin, a 55-year-old Muslim man has prayed at the same madrassa in eastern Yangon his whole adult life, most of it spent under a junta that crushed opposition, ruined Myanmar's economy and turned it into an international pariah state.

World, Jun 19 2017

Black box from crashed Myanmar army plane retrieved

YANGON Search teams retrieved the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder from a Myanmarese army plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea in early June with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board, the Myanmar military said on Sunday.

World, Jun 18 2017

Section of tail from missing Myanmar army plane found, military says

YANGON A civilian fishing boat found part of the tail section from a Myanmarese army plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea last week with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board, the Myanmar military said on Thursday.

World, Jun 15 2017

U.N. rights expert urges Myanmar to protect detained Rohingya children

GENEVA Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown launched in October, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Thursday.

World, United Nations, Jun 15 2017

Arrests and clashes as police evicts hundreds from Myanmar slum

YANGON One policeman was injured and at least five people were arrested in clashes on Monday as authorities in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, demolished a shanty town to clear the land for development.

World, Jun 12 2017

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says U.N. Rohingya probe would increase tensions

STOCKHOLM A United Nations probe into alleged human rights abuses by Myanmar's military against the minority Rohingya people last year would inflame ethnic tensions, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday.

World, United Nations, Jun 12 2017

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

YANGON Myanmar rescuers have recovered the bodies of more than half of the 122 people who were on board a military plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea last week, the army said on Monday.

World, Jun 12 2017

UPDATE 1-Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

YANGON, June 12 Myanmar rescuers have recovered the bodies of more than half of the 122 people who were on board a military plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea last week, the army said on Monday.

Industrials, Jun 12 2017

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