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Myanmar's release of U.S. journalist cannot erase sham con...

Released American journalist Danny Fester writes on a document at the Naypyitaw International Airport on Nov. 15: Myanmar's judicial...

Myanmar minister says 'there is no torture' of protesters

In an online interview on Nov. 16, Myanmar Information Minister Maung Maung Ohn, claimed pro-democracy protesters are not subjec...

Some civilian politicians are working for Myanmar’s murder...

Before the Burmese army took power in a coup last February, Aung Naing Oo was a well-spoken civil servant widely praised for spear...

Special ties with a special army

On Wednesday, the chief of the Nepal army (NA), General Prabhu Ram Sharma, was accorded the rank of an honorary general of the Indian A...

UN’s ‘deep concern’ at Myanmar fighting between Rakhine re...

The UN security council has expressed its “deep concern” about unrest in Myanmar and called for an “immediate cessati...

Myanmar charges US journalist with ‘terrorism’ and seditio...

Danny Fenster, 37, is the managing editor of Frontier Myanmar [File: Courtesy of the Fenster Family/ AFP] A US journalist detained...

Myanmar military accused of blocking aid to displaced civi...

More than 100,000 people have been displaced in Karreni state amid fighting in the aftermath of the military coup on February 1 [Fi...

India’s Approach to the Myanmar Crisis and Public Diplomac...

Prime Minister meets Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar on sidelines of 35th India-ASEAN summit in Bangkok November 03, 20...

UN says over 3 million in Myanmar need 'life-saving' aid

A woman teaches internally displaced children at Pu Phar Village, Demawso Township, Kayah State on June 17, 2021. (AP) The UN huma...

Myanmar seaman who jumped off ship to seek asylum in New Z...

The man got off the log ship Paovosa Wisdom in Turanganui-a-Kiwa/Poverty Bay on Monday night. Photo: Gisborne Herald/NZ Herald A M...

Attacks on civilians in Myanmar ‘crimes against humanity’:...

The February 1 coup followed November elections which Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won overwhelmingly...

More than 500 rights groups urge UN to stop Myanmar army o...

Civil rights groups are calling on the United Nations to take swift action to stop violence in Myanmar [File: Ann Wang/Reuters] Mo...

No progress in journalist’s case as ex-US envoy leaves Mya...

Former US Ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson (left) meets with military chief Min Aung Hlaing (right) in Myanmar's capital Naypyida...

Myanmar’s junta kills off all economic hope

A Myanmar shopkeeper counts out kyat notes in Yangon's Pazundaung market in in March 2020. Photo: AFP As Myanmar descends deep...

Myanmar hits US journalist Danny Fenster with third charge...

An American journalist detained for months by Myanmar’s junta has been denied bail and hit with a third criminal charge, his...

Myanmar crisis calls for international diplomatic reset

Noeleen Heyzer, the newly appointed special envoy on Myanmar: she has important cultural and geographical links to the country.  ...

Adani ports scraps Myanmar container terminal plans

Adani Ports said on Wednesday it was abandoning plans to build a container terminal in Myanmar, weeks after applying for a US licence f...

UN's new Myanmar envoy Noeleen Heyzer to listen to 'all st...

Singaporean Noeleen Heyzer, who has held several senior positions at the UN, says she is "deeply honoured" to be taking on the role,...

ASEAN's unprecedented 9-nation summit laments Myanmar impa...

A screen shows the virtual ASEAN Summit on Oct. 26, with a placeholder for Myanmar where its representative would have been. (Photo c...

Asean in uncharted waters as it snubs Myanmar junta chief...

Myanmar's junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the Association of Southeast A...

UN fears new atrocity in Myanmar as troops gather in resti...

A military parade in Myanmar, where troops are gathering in states which have witnessed human rights abuses in recent years. Photogra...