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Most women suffer abuse during childbirth

Most women suffer abuse during childbirth

Johannesburg: A new report says more than one-third of women in four low-income countries in Africa and Asia were slapped, mocked, forcib...Read More

Rohingya still in Myanmar face threat of genocide: UN

Rohingya still in Myanmar face threat of genocide: UN

600,000 Rohingya still inside Myanmar’s Rakhine state remain in deteriorating and “deplorable” conditions. -UN team

Myanmar ready for repatriation of over 3,600 Rohingya

Myanmar ready for repatriation of over 3,600 Rohingya

The Director-General of International Organizations and Economic Department at Myanmar's Foreign Ministry, U Chan Aye.

Landslide in Myanmar kills at least 34

Landslide in Myanmar kills at least 34

As emergency workers continued a desperate search through thick mud for scores more feared missing.

Landslide in southeast Myanmar kills at least 10 people

Landslide in southeast Myanmar kills at least 10 people

Rescuers were using backhoes and bulldozers to clear the mud and debris from the village in Paung township.

600 people killed by flooding in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar: United Nations

600 people killed by flooding in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar: United Nations

At least 600 people have been killed and over 25 million others affected by flooding due to the torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, I...Read More

US calls to end internet blackout in Myanmar's two states

US calls to end internet blackout in Myanmar's two states

The United States on Saturday called for an end to mobile internet shutdown in two strife-torn states in Myanmar

UN expresses alarm at internet blackout in Myanmar

UN expresses alarm at internet blackout in Myanmar

Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications ordered all mobile providers to temporarily suspend services to nine towns in the stat...Read More

Ride on time: Recycled bikes get Myanmar kids to school

Ride on time: Recycled bikes get Myanmar kids to school

The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar kids race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to giv...Read More

India, Myanmar armies launch operation against NE militants

India, Myanmar armies launch operation against NE militants

The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 in their respective border areas, targeti...Read More

Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban on her pics

Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban on her pics

A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the govt for “interfering” ...Read More

OATH INVITE TO ALL, MINUS PAKISTAN

OATH INVITE TO ALL, MINUS PAKISTAN

New Delhi: Heads of the government from neighbouring BIMSTEC countries – Bangla-desh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand – ar...Read More

Adani Ports to invest USD 290 million in Myanmar

Adani Ports to invest USD 290 million in Myanmar

New Delhi: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone will set up its first container terminal outside India in Myanmar at an estimated cost o...Read More

Online ‘cockroach challenge’ driving youngsters crazy

Online ‘cockroach challenge’ driving youngsters crazy

New Delhi: It may sound a little yucky to some, but a new online challenge that involves taking a selfie with cockroaches on your face is...Read More

Fresh clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state temple town

Fresh clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state temple town

Yangon: Fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic Rakhine rebels has escalated in the western state’s temple-studded town of Mrauk U, ...Read More

Olympic Qualifiers: It is now or never for India

Olympic Qualifiers: It is now or never for India

Mandalay (Myanmar): Five months ago the Maymol Rocky coached team secured qualification in the Olympic Qualifiers Round 1 in November 201...Read More

UN chief Antonio Guterres appoints investigation head for Myanmar

UN chief Antonio Guterres appoints investigation head for Myanmar

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Nicholas Koumjian of the US as head of the Independent Investigative ...Read More

Security heightened along India’s borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar

Security heightened along India’s borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar

Agartala/Aizawl: Security has been heightened along the country’s borders with Bangladesh in Tripura and Myanmar in Mizoram, although the...Read More

Myanmar court sentences 2 to death for killing Suu Kyi aide

Myanmar court sentences 2 to death for killing Suu Kyi aide

Yangon: A court in Myanmar has sentenced two men to death for the killing of a prominent Muslim lawyer who was a close adviser to the cou...Read More

Keep border open for Myanmar nationals, UN High Commission for Refugees tells Bangladesh

Keep border open for Myanmar nationals, UN High Commission for Refugees tells Bangladesh

Geneva: The UN refugee agency has called on Bangladeshi authorities “to continue to allow” into the country people fleeing ongoing violen...Read More

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