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  1. FILE PHOTO: Myanmar police officer poses for a photograph in Maungdaw, Rakhine

    Myanmar dismisses fresh war crimes allegations by UN rights envoy as 'biased'

    A Myanmar government spokesman on Friday dismissed allegations by the departing United Nations rights envoy that the military was committing fresh ...
  2. Rohingya refugees who were rescued by Bangladesh Coast Guard, sit on the shore in Teknaf

    Commentary: The danger of disease in Cox's Bazar, home to the world’s largest refugee camp

    No COVID-19 cases have been reported since Cox’s Bazar camps were put in lockdown, but the conditions put the Rohingya at risk of contracting many ...
  3. FILE PHOTO:  BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu

    Myanmar to free almost 25,000 prisoners in New Year amnesty: President

    Myanmar will release almost 25,000 prisoners in an amnesty to mark the traditional New Year, the president's office said on Friday.
  4. For years many Rohingya people have taken to boats and buses to escape, but in recent months

    Bangladesh coast guard rescues 396 Rohingya from drifting boat; 32 dead

    At least 32 ethnic Rohingya died on a ship that drifted for weeks after it failed to reach Malaysia, officials of the Bangladesh coast guard said ...
  5. Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves after a hearing at International Court of Justice in

    COVID-19 pandemic pushes reluctant Aung San Suu Kyi to Facebook

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cited the coronavirus pandemic as the impetus for reluctantly creating her first personal Facebook account in a ...
  6. Workers wearing protective clothing disinfect a hotel

    Myanmar moves to increase COVID-19 test kit stockpile amid coronavirus battle

    Myanmar is set to have 40,000 more COVID-19 test kits in the country to help it cope with the virus, days after it detected at least three ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: A poster supporting Aung San Suu Kyi as she attends a hearing at the International Cour

    Commentary: Has Myanmar been in denial over COVID-19 outbreak all this while?

    Myanmar’s poor healthcare infrastructure will make it very challenging for the country to deal decisively with the outbreak, says Dr Nehginpao Kipgen.