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Pope starts Myanmar trip in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Pope starts Myanmar trip in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Published 27/11/2017

Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday, the start of a delicate visit for the leader of the Roman Catholic church to majority-Buddhist Myanmar, which the United States has accused of conducting "ethnic cleansing" against its Muslim Rohingya people. [more…]

U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

Published 22/11/2017

The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it called "horrendous atrocities." [more…]

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Published 14/11/2017

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Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

Published 27/10/2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar's army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, the U.S. State Department said in a statement. [more…]

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Published 12/06/2017

A military truck carries family members of victims from a military plane crash on their way back after a funeral ceremony in Dawei, Myanmar June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar rescuers have recovered the bodies of about half of the 122 people who were on board a military plane that went missing after it crashed into the Andaman Sea last week, the army said on Monday.

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