Rohingya man says he participated in attacks that provoked a military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
ASEAN fails to take Myanmar to task over treatment of Rohingya Muslims at summit in the Philippines.
Parmaukkha was among a group hardliners who publicly excoriated the United States for using the term 'Rohingya' in April 2016.
Rein in military, Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi told during ASEAN Summit and side meetings in Manila.
The armed forces performed in accordance with its duty assignments while it tried to restore regional peace and stability, a military investigation team finds.
Health officials estimate that at least 5,000 new refugee arrivals are carrying the virus.
The widespread practice stems from a flaw in the food distribution system, officials admit.
The move draws criticism from domestic and international press watchdogs.
A Rakhine state official says the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army murdered the men.
The government says a statement issued by the body could ‘seriously harm’ efforts to repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees.
The number of refugees sheltering in the country could be higher than reflected in U.N. estimates, officials say.
Some observers in Myanmar say the statement by the international body is nothing new.
Police in Bago region have charged the members of the groups with threatening MP Zaw Naing Oo’s life.
The Nobel Laureate is criticized for her silence about violence against the Muslim minority as the refugee exodus continues.
The four officers were returning from a local police station when a group of armed men across the border fired on them.
Crime has grown along with the increased Rohingya population, officials say.
More than 500 suspected ARSA insurgents are named but list has no further information.
Tun Khin, president of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, says those who fled to Bangladesh during a military crackdown will still have no rights if they return to Myanmar.
Many among Muslim refugee community from Myanmar believe that birth control is a sin.
The violence comes a day after Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to the conflict-torn region.
Almost 200 people have drowned since Aug. 25 in waters dividing Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Htay Aung of the National Farmer’s Union went to meet village authorities and was attacked by more than 20 assailants.
The state counselor discusses humanitarian work and stresses the need for people to live peacefully in the ethnically and religiously divided region.
About 100 refugees are caught daily trying to sneak into cities for work, official says.
A government spokesman says Bangladesh disagrees with certain terms of a 1993 agreement allowing the return of those who can prove residence in Myanmar.
The country's opposition party says it will monitor changes to ensure they respect the rights of ethnic Rakhine residents.
Refugees have cut down 1 million trees for firewood and building camps, forest officer says.
Hindu refugees describe being held at gunpoint in September by Muslims.
Home minister says he refused to sign statement after section calling for granting citizenship was pulled.
They had taken journalists to view a church damaged by a government airstrike in northern Shan state.