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Myanmar frees child soldiers from army
Forty-two children released as country seeks to reduce the use of child soldiers after global outcry.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 11:09 GMT
Rescue operation after Myanmar boats sink
Vessels with scores of Rohingya Muslims evacuating camps ahead of storm sink, leaving many dead, say UN officials.
Last updated: 15 May 2013 03:35 GMT
UN calls for action to end Myanmar violence
World body says more than 22,000 people have been displaced after a flare-up in fighting between Muslims and Buddhists.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2012 12:49 GMT
Myanmar violence displaces thousands
UN says more than 22,000 people have been displaced and houses razed in renewed fighting between Rohingya and Buddhists.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2012 06:36 GMT
UN condemns latest Myanmar ethnic strife
Violence between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya leaves 64 people dead and 2,000 homes destroyed, say officials.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 13:03 GMT
UN 'alarmed' after new Myanmar unrest
Latest sectarian unrest in country's west has left at least 20 dead and pushed thousands to flee.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2012 12:56 GMT
Top UN envoy in unrest-hit western Myanmar
Vijay Nambiar arrived in Rakhine state after sectarian violence left dozens dead and forced hundreds to flee.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2012 15:08 GMT
Myanmar forces deployed to quell riots
Police retrieve bodies from burnt-out homes after days of clashes between Rakhines and Rohingyas in western province.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 19:33 GMT
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