Myanmar claims it is ‘ready’ but Bangladesh has no date for start of repatriation.
Aye Maung is held for a nationalist speech, while organizers of an event that turned deadly also face charges.
The victims had gathered for an anniversary event that escalated amid calls for Rakhine sovereignty.
An agreement specifies how long the resettlement would take, but not when it will begin.
Joint working group plans two-day talks a week before process is to begin.
Taro Kono calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to ensure the safe and voluntary return of Muslim refugees from Bangladesh.
An NLD spokesperson predicts a further reshuffle of ministers under Aung San Suu Kyi's government.
One legal expert says the statement issued by an army investigation team reads like a ‘radio play with a plot’ and a defense of the military.
Some in Myanmar’s media sector say Thet Oo Maung and Kyaw Soe Oo of Reuters news agency are victims of police entrapment.
Officials say the facilities for Rohingya refugees are ready, but Bangladesh is holding up the process.
They must not be returned to ‘genocide zones’ without security and citizenship, says the chairman of the Burma Task Force USA.
Bill Clinton calls the detentions of Thet Oo Maung and Kyaw Soe Oo ‘unacceptable.’
Under agreement with Myanmar, Bangladesh was to begin returning refugees on Jan. 22.
Officials say the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army seeks to undermine its plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.
The government military clashes with Kachin Independence Army soldiers and blocks a route used to smuggle timber to China.
Another is injured as a slag heap collapses on migrant workers hunting jade left over from mining operations.
The government army blames the ambush on a Muslim militant group.