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UK sanctions Russians and Saudis under new human rights powers
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Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse
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Raab introduces sanctions against human right abusers
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Myanmar jade mine disaster: More bodies found at landslide site
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Myanmar: More than 160 killed in jade mine landslide
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Death toll in Myanmar landslide surges past 100
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Indonesian community praised for rescuing Rohingya refugee
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U.S. court asked to force Facebook to release Myanmar officials' data for genocide caseLawyers bringing a case before the World Court accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority have asked a U.S. district court to order Facebook to release posts and communications..
Myanmar court denies bail to Canadian preacher who defied virus banA Myanmar court on Wednesday denied bail to a Canadian Christian preacher who held church services in defiance of a ban on gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that led to infections in..
Myanmar updates U.N. court on 'confidential' Rohingya measuresMyanmar has filed a report on its adherence to measures to protect its Rohingya Muslim minority imposed by the United Nations' highest court, but details of the document have not been published.
Myanmar updates top U.N. court on measures to protect Rohingya minorityMyanmar has filed a first report with the U.N.'s highest court on its adherence to measures imposed in January to protect the Muslim minority Rohingya, the court said on Monday.
Rohingya targeted in Malaysia as coronavirus stokes xenophobiaEleyas, a Rohingya Muslim, fled to Malaysia six years ago, seeking a safe haven from persecution in Myanmar.
Preacher who claimed Christians immune to virus appears in Myanmar courtA preacher who said Christians were immune to the coronavirus and then contracted it himself appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday to face charges over organising services in defiance of a ban on..
Myanmar says eight coronavirus cases among returnees from MalaysiaMyanmar authorities said on Tuesday said they have found eight coronavirus cases among scores of people who returned from Malaysia, where the authorities have recently been detaining undocumented..
Exclusive: Huge fentanyl haul seized in Golden Triangle as Asian crime gangs shift to opioidsMyanmar police say they have seized a huge haul of liquid fentanyl, the first time one of the dangerous synthetic opioids that have ravaged North America has been found in Asia's Golden Triangle..
Myanmar's army investigating soldiers over video of abusesMyanmar's army said on Wednesday it was investigating soldiers filmed beating and threatening to kill suspected insurgents in the western state of Rakhine, where dozens of people have been killed..
Myanmar dismisses fresh war crimes allegations by U.N. 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 war crimes in Rakhine state as "biased", blaming..
Myanmar military may be committing new war crimes, says departing rights envoyThe departing U.N. human rights envoy for Myanmar said its military may be committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Rakhine and Chin states, where fighting between government troops and..
Driver killed in WHO vehicle carrying virus swabs in Myanmar's RakhineA World Health Organization vehicle carrying swabs from patients to be tested for coronavirus came under gunfire in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and the driver was killed, the United Nations said on..
U.N. says mostly women and children among 32 killed as insurgents, Myanmar military clashA surge in fighting between the Myanmar military and insurgents has killed at least 32 civilians, mostly women and children, in the restive Rakhine and Chin states, the U.N. human rights office said on..
U.N. rights office says Myanmar carrying out air strikes in Rakhine stateThe Myanmar army is carrying out "almost daily airstrikes and shelling" in the restive Rakhine and Chin states, where at least 32 civilians have been killed since March 23, the United Nations human..
Myanmar to free almost 25,000 prisoners in largest amnesty in yearsMyanmar will free almost 25,000 prisoners in an amnesty to mark the traditional New Year, the president's office said on Friday, its largest mass pardon in recent years.
Myanmar charges preacher for defying virus ban on servicesA Myanmar preacher who posted a sermon online saying Christians were immune to the coronavirus will face charges along with three other people for organising services in defiance of a ban on mass..
Officials say eight killed in Myanmar's Rakhine state; army says reports fabricatedEight people were killed by shelling in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Monday, two local officials and a resident said, but the army said reports that civilians in the village had been shelled were..
Myanmar frees journalist who was charged under terrorism lawA Myanmar journalist arrested on terrorism charges after publishing an interview with a spokesman for the Arakan Army rebel group was freed on Thursday and said police had told him they would not..
Coronavirus pushes reluctant Aung San Suu Kyi to FacebookMyanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cited the coronavirus pandemic as the impetus for reluctantly creating her first personal Facebook account in a post on Wednesday.
Myanmar charges journalist under terrorism law, blocks news websitesA Myanmar court charged a journalist who published an interview with the Arakan Army rebel group under a terrorism law on Tuesday while his website and others that cover conflict in the troubled..
Myanmar reports first coronavirus death as case numbers riseMyanmar reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, a 69-year-old man who also had cancer and died in a hospital in the commercial capital of Yangon, a government spokeswoman said.
Myanmar reports first cases of coronavirusMyanmar reported its first confirmed cases of coronavirus in two men who had recently traveled to the United States and the United Kingdom.
Myanmar army withdraws criminal complaint against ReutersMyanmar’s army said on Wednesday it had withdrawn a criminal complaint it filed against Reuters news agency after being requested to do so by the Myanmar Press Council and in the interest of good..
India cancels almost all visas, closes Myanmar border, as regional coronavirus cases riseIndia said on Wednesday it will suspend the vast majority of visas to the country in a wide-reaching attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as cases across the region continued to rise.
India closes a border, extends travel curbs as regional coronavirus cases riseIndia ramped up travel restrictions and closed a border with neighboring Myanmar to counter the coronavirus outbreak, as countries across South Asia reported a rise in cases on Wednesday.
Myanmar's parliament blocks bid by Suu Kyi party to reduce army powerMyanmar’s parliament blocked a bid by the party of leader Aung San Suu Kyi to reduce the role of the military in politics on Tuesday, almost a decade into a troubled democratic transition.
Myanmar army sues Reuters for criminal defamation: policeMyanmar police said the army had filed a lawsuit against Reuters news agency and a local lawmaker for criminal defamation, weeks after the military objected to a news story published about the death of..
Foreign attaches safe after helicopter crashes in Myanmar: diplomatForeign military attachés aboard a Myanmar military helicopter escaped serious injury when it crashed in eastern Myanmar on Friday afternoon, a Western diplomat told Reuters.
Army helicopter carrying diplomats crashes in Myanmar: spokesmanA military helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashed in eastern Myanmar on Friday afternoon, injuring two pilots, a military spokesman said.
As Myanmar farmers lose their land, sand mining for Singapore is blamedFrom a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields.
Myanmar turns away cruise ship over coronavirus fearsMyanmar stopped a cruise boat carrying hundreds of tourists from docking in the country, a senior tourism official said on Tuesday, citing fears passengers could be carrying the coronavirus.
Myanmar army clash with insurgents kills five Rohingya: lawmaker, residentsAt least five ethnic Rohingya were killed and several injured after troops clashed with insurgents in Myanmar's conflict-torn western state of Rakhine, a lawmaker and two residents said on Sunday.
Myanmar students face charges over internet shutdown protest: student unionA Myanmar student union said on Monday police were seeking to press charges against nine of its members for organizing a protest against an eight-month-long internet shutdown in the restive west of the..
Myanmar put on money-laundering watchlistAn international financial watchdog placed Myanmar on its money-laundering watchlist on Friday, urging the country at the heart of Asia's illicit drug-producing "Golden Triangle" to boost its efforts..
Dozens of Rohingya face charges for illegal travel in Myanmar after fleeing Rakhine stateDozens of Rohingya Muslims, including two children, appeared in court in Myanmar on Friday, the latest group to face charges after attempting to flee conflict-torn Rakhine state.
Myanmar to court-martial more troops over Rohingya crackdown, army saysMyanmar's army said in a statement on Friday it would hold more court-martials over alleged abuses against Rohingya Muslims, after a government-appointed commission said soldiers committed war crimes..
Exclusive: Myanmar set to be placed on global money laundering watchlist - sourcesMyanmar is set to be placed on a watchlist by a global finance watchdog this week, amid concerns of money-laundering by transnational drug traffickers and weak regulation of its financial system, two..
Shelling wounds at least 19 children in Myanmar’s Rakhine: authoritiesAt least 19 children were wounded when a primary school was hit by shelling in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a lawmaker and a military spokesman said on Thursday.
At least 19 children hurt by shelling at school in Myanmar’s Rakhine state: authoritiesAt least 19 children were wounded when at a primary school was hit by shelling in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a lawmaker and a military spokesman said on Thursday.
Myanmar nationalists hold pro-military rally amid tensions with governmentHundreds of Myanmar nationalists rallied in the country's commercial capital on Sunday in a show of support for the military, amid tensions between the civilian government and the army ahead of..
Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states: telco operatorMyanmar has reimposed an internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states, after partially lifting the blackout five months ago, a leading telecoms operator said late on Monday.
Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shellingTwo women, one pregnant, were killed and seven other people were wounded when shells hit a Rohingya village in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Myanmar students flown home from coronavirus-stricken WuhanDozens of Myanmar students were evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan early Sunday, government officials said, the latest foreign nationals to be flown home from the region.
Trump expands controversial travel ban restrictions to six new countriesOfficials will suspend overseas visas for nationals of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Nigeria. Sudanese and Tanzanian nationals face restrictions.
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Myanmar turns back China Southern flight over coronavirus fears: government spokesmanAuthorities in Myanmar turned back a China Southern flight from Guangzhou with almost everyone on board on Friday after one of the passengers was found with flu symptoms similar to the fast-spreading..