560 Kachin Villagers Make It to Sanctuary After 4-Week Jungle Ordeal

“We were thoroughly miserable,” says leader of group displaced by fighting

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Abbot Sought Over Rape of Three Girls in Pathein

Sisters, aged 10 to14, allegedly assaulted as mother collected wood

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‘There Is No Peace for Us’

Karen community leader and family eeks out existence in forest after fleeing increased Tatmadaw presence in Ler Maw Plu

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UN Envoy, Bangladesh Rights Chief Discuss Plan to Document Abuses against Rohingya

Dhaka concedes that without Chinese help, repatriation will be difficult   

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Myanmar Policeman Who Said Reuters Reporters Were Framed Details Sting Operation

"Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko instructed...Naing Lin to give Wa Lone documents related to our frontline activities in order to have him arrested," Capt. Moe Yan Naing told a court.


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Leeds United Manager Says Team in Myanmar ‘for Football’

Deflects criticism from U.K.’s Labour Party over visit amid Rohingya crisis

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At 92, Former Strongman Mahathir is Malaysia’s Comeback Kid

Ex-PM to be sworn in as prime minister today after unseating Najib

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Foreign Journalists Quit Cambodia Paper in Protest at Perceived Interference

The resignations of as many as 13 editors and reporters leave no foreign journalists at the English-language paper, which has built a reputation for independent reporting.


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UN Security Council Pushes Myanmar on Accountability Over Rohingya

Despite initial resistance by China to the Security Council pressing Myanmar on accountability, the 15-member body reached consensus agreement on the British-drafted statement.

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