COX'S BAZAR U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday visited camps in Bangladesh for Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and condemned the world's failure to prevent a crisis that saw 730,000 people driven from their homes. | Video
YANGON A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defense had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. | Video
NAYPYITAW Myanmar's ruling party clashed with military lawmakers on Tuesday as it proposed steps towards changing the constitution, its biggest challenge in nearly three years to the army's power over politics as enshrined in the charter.
YANGON The grainy black-and-white photo, printed in a new book on the Rohingya crisis authored by Myanmar's army, shows a man standing over two bodies, wielding a farming tool. "Bengalis killed local ethnics brutally", reads the caption. | Video
(This December 1 story is refiled to fix typographical errors in paragraphs 16 and 22.)
YANGON/LONDON Aung San Suu Kyi was once a global hero. Today, her reputation is sullied. What happened?
By Poppy McPherson, Simon Lewis, Thu Thu Aung, Shoon Naing and Zeba Siddiqui | Video
YANGON Myanmar’s Minister for Religion on Tuesday said Rohingya Muslim refugees living in neighboring Bangladesh are being "brainwashed" into "marching" on the Buddhist-majority nation, amid a diplomatic feud over the fate of the persecuted minority.
YANGON, Dec 1 Myanmar youth activist and
television host Thinzar Shun Lei Yi would once have called
herself one of Aung San Suu Kyi's greatest fans. Now, she is one
of her most vocal critics.
YANGON The United Nations' refugee agency will not provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar if they are interned in camps, according to an internal position paper circulated days before the initial repatriation is due to start.