Myanmar

Myanmar and UN agree on steps for Rohingya repatriation

The agreement calls for a framework of cooperation that will lead to the 'voluntary' and 'safe' return of refugees.

Myanmar and UN agree on steps for Rohingya repatriation

Opinion

The ICC and the plight of the Rohingya

The ICC can, and should, hold Myanmar's authorities to account for the crimes they committed against the Rohingya.

Wayne Jordash

by Wayne Jordash
- Uzay Aysev

Wayne Jordash

Asia

Raped Rohingya women due to give birth in refugee camps

UN expects 25,000 babies will be born in May-June at refugee camps after 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar's crackdown last year.

Weather

South Asia's summer monsoon starts early

The forecast is for an average rainy season but distribution of rain and intense thunderstorms will be uneven.

South Asia's summer monsoon starts early

Asia

Ethnic Chin refugees unsafe in Myanmar, unprotected in India

Many Chin refugees say they are fleeing religious persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.

Myanmar

Rohingya fighters 'killed scores of Hindu villagers'

Rights group says Rohingya rebels killed as many as 99 Hindu villagers in one day in August last year.

Opinion

The Rohingya's hope for justice lies with the ICC

The UN Security Council must refer the Rohingya's case to the International Criminal Court.

Tun Khin

by Tun Khin

Tun Khin

Asia Pacific

UN warns of intensified violence in northern Myanmar

A controversial humanitarian aid group, Free Burma Rangers, says it is planning to increase its relief missions in Myanmar with the help of some unlikely volunteers from Iraq.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: Villagers flee fighting between government and KNLA

Villagers in Karen state are fleeing renewed violence between the government and the Karen National Liberation Army.

Myanmar

Myanmar: 19 killed in TNLA rebel attacks near China border

At least 19 people killed in Ta'ang National Liberation Army attacks near border gate with China, officials said.

Myanmar: 19 killed in TNLA rebel attacks near China border

United Kingdom

Activists launch 'Justice for Rohingya' campaign in UK

A legal campaign launched to initiate prosecution of Myanmar officials behind alleged crimes against humanity.

Activists launch 'Justice for Rohingya' campaign in London

Rohingya

OIC to assume 'stronger role' over Rohingya crisis

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation says it will create a committee on accountability for crimes against Rohingya.

OIC to assume 'stronger role' over Rohingya crisis

Earthrise

Cyclone shield: Breathing new life into Myanmar's mangroves

Investigating Myanmar's mangrove crisis and how technology and ground roots solutions can work hand in hand.

Reporter's Notebook

The struggles of Myanmar's peace process

With all sides guilty of abuses, it's civilians who are the main victims and as the conflicts drag on, they and their communities continue to fall further behind.

The struggles of Myanmar's peace process

Myanmar

UK ambassador: Rohingya crisis demands 'investigation'

Britain's ambassador to the UN calls for a 'proper investigation' into alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar.

UK ambassador demands 'proper investigation' into Rohingya crisis