Myanmar

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lynn [more…]

Arachnophobes take heed: this ancient spider had a whip-like tail

Arachnophobes take heed: this ancient spider had a whip-like tail

Published 05/02/2018

A Cretaceous arachnid Chimerarachne yingi, found trapped in a 100 million year old amber from Myanmar, appears in a handout illustration provided on February 5, [more…]

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Published 01/02/2018

UNHCR Special Envoy actor Angelina Jolie takes part in a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]

Police sought Secrets Act probe of Reuters reporters an hour after the

Police sought Secrets Act probe of Reuters reporters an hour after the

Published 26/01/2018

Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone arrives at a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/StringerYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar police sought permission from the [more…]

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Published 22/01/2018

Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainPALONGKHALI, Bangladesh [more…]

Russia to sell six SU-30 warplanes to Myanmar: RIA

Russia to sell six SU-30 warplanes to Myanmar: RIA

Published 22/01/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will sell six SU-30 warplanes to Myanmar, the RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing the Russian Defence Ministry. Myanmar was [more…]

Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reut

Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reut

Published 10/01/2018

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo arrives at the court in Yangon, Myanmar January 10, 2018. REUTERS/StringerYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against [more…]

Factbox: International reaction to arrest of Reuters reporters in Myan

Factbox: International reaction to arrest of Reuters reporters in Myan

Published 18/12/2017

Reuters journalists Wa Lone (L) and Kyaw Soe Oo, who are based in Myanmar, pose for a picture at the Reuters office in Yangon, Myanmar [more…]

Explainer: Myanmar wields colonial-era law against Reuters journalists

Explainer: Myanmar wields colonial-era law against Reuters journalists

Published 18/12/2017

Reuters journalist Wa Lone, who was arrested in Myanmar, is seen at Reuters office in Yangon, Myanmar March 14, 2017. Picture taken March 14, 2017. [more…]