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Myanmar coup: Junta orders martial law in 6 Yangon townships

Myanmar coup: Junta orders martial law in 6 Yangon townships

Myanmar Coup: At least 126 killed, thousands arrested, says advocacy group

India issues advisory to its citizens in Myanmar after military coup, asks to avoid unnecessary travel

India issues advisory to its citizens in Myanmar after military coup, asks to avoid unnecessary travel

A day after military coup in Myanmar, India Embassy in Yangon has issued an advisory to Indian citizens in Myanmar, asking them to avoid ...Read More

More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar mine

More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar mine

Yangon: More than 50 people are feared killed after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local ...Read More

Two Myanmar jet pilots, young girl killed

Two Myanmar jet pilots, young girl killed

 Yangon : Two Myanmar fighter pilots were killed in separate crashes due to heavy fog Tuesday, officials said, with the debris from one o...Read More

Why Bagan in central Myanmar is serene bliss

Why Bagan in central Myanmar is serene bliss

Legendary as once being home to over 10,000 temples, Bagan in central Myanmar, with its calm and relaxed vibe, is perfect for a few days ...Read More

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63,000 displaced in Myanmar dam breach

Yangon: More than 63,000 people were evacuated from their homes after a section of a dam in central Myanmar broke, flooding dozens of nea...Read More

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First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar

Yangon : Myanmar’s government said it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to...Read More

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Myanmar President  Htin Kyaw resigns 

Yangon : Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw resigned suddenly on Wednesday leaving the country’s de facto leader   Aung San Suu Kyi without a ...Read More

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Myanmar erects security posts on burned Rohingya land 

Yangon : Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International said on Monday, casting doub...Read More

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Myanmar defends troop build-up on Bangladesh border near Rohingya camp

Yangon : Myanmar on Friday defended deploying fresh troops to a border zone with Bangladesh where thousands of Rohingya refugees are camp...Read More

Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi’s lakeside villa in Yangon

Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi’s lakeside villa in Yangon

Yangon : A man threw a petrol bomb at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi today, officials said, a rare att...Read More

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Seven Rakhine Buddhists die in police firing

Yangon : Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials s...Read More

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The deal aims to repatriate refugees ‘within two years’

Yangon : Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown within two years, Dhaka said on Tuesday...Read More

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Big turnout at Myanmar pro-army rally, defies outcry on Rohingyas

Yangon : Military songs rang out across downtown Yangon today as tens of thousands rallied in defence of Myanmar’s army, an institution a...Read More

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi goes on backfoot, to skip UN trip

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi goes on backfoot, to skip UN trip

The Nobel laureate faces a barrage of criticism over her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine state in huge numbers f...Read More

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Modi visits Bahadur Shah’s grave, prays at Kali temple in Myanmar

Yangon : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the famed Shwegadon Pagoda, the grave of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar...Read More

PM Narendra Modi signs guest book at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

PM Narendra Modi signs guest book at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

Yangon [Myanmar]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, one of the most revered sites in My...Read More

Suu Kyi faces wrath of global community

Suu Kyi faces wrath of global community

Yangon : Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai and Muslim countries in Asia led a growing chorus of criticism on Monday aimed at Myanmar ...Read More

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Scribe held in Myanmar for satirical story

Yangon : Police in Myanmar have arrested a newspaper’s chief editor and a columnist for allegedly defaming the military by publishing an ...Read More

Indian footballers break 12-year-old jinx

Indian footballers break 12-year-old jinx

Edge pass Cambodia 3-2 in international friendly

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