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Myanmar army apologizes for mistaken photos in book on Rohingya crisis

Sep 03 2018

YANGON The Myanmar military issued a rare apology on Monday, acknowledging that two photographs it published in a book on the crisis over the Rohingya Muslim minority were "published incorrectly".

Verdict postponed in Reuters journalists case as pressure mounts on Myanmar

Aug 31 2018

YANGON The verdict in Myanmar's prosecution of two Reuters reporters accused of breaching the Official Secrets Act was postponed on Monday until Sept. 3 because the judge overseeing the case is sick, a court official said. | Video

Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, thousands driven from homes

Aug 30 2018

SWAR CREEK DAM, Myanmar As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway and forced more than 63,000 people from their homes, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday. | Video

More than 50,000 evacuated in Myanmar as homes, shops flooded after dam fails

Aug 29 2018

IN KYIN KONE, Myanmar More than 50,000 people have evacuated their homes in central Myanmar after part of a dam failed on Wednesday, inundating communities and damaging a bridge on a major highway, officials said.

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief, others in unprecedented move

Aug 27 2018

YANGON Facebook said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of "hate and misinformation" after reviewing the content.

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief, others in unprecedented move

Aug 27 2018

YANGON Facebook said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of "hate and misinformation" after reviewing the content.

A year on, Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar for crowded camps

Aug 23 2018

BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh Hamida Begum fled her home in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh about two months ago with her husband, two-year-old son, and three-month-old baby. In the weeks before she left, her husband almost never slept at home out of fear of being arrested. | Video

Myanmar court files secrets act charges against Reuters reporters

Jul 11 2018

YANGON A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after six months of preliminary hearings. | Video

Myanmar court to rule next week on whether to charge jailed Reuters reporters

Jul 02 2018

YANGON A Myanmar court will rule next week on whether to charge two Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret documents, after prosecutors and defense lawyers delivered final arguments on Monday in the pre-trial phase of the landmark case.

EU, Canada sanction Myanmar generals over Rohingya; Myanmar says two are fired

Jun 26 2018

LUXEMBOURG/YANGON The European Union and Canada imposed sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar on Monday, including the general in charge of an operation accused of driving more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh.

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