Pontiff underscores inter-religious harmony, seeks world help in resolving refugee crisis.
Pope Francis’ comments draw mixed reactions from both inside and outside the country.
Government will first need to build shelters for refugees on Bay of Bengal isle.
Pope Francis refrains from using the word ‘Rohingya’ in discussions with Aung San Suu Kyi.
Voluntary repatriation will start in two months, according to document signed by Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing tells Pope Francis that 'no religious discrimination' exists in the country.
Authorities accuse Lau Hon Meng and Mok Choy Lin of conducting illegal activities inside Myanmar, an offense with a jail term of six months to five years.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US may pursue accountability through American law, including possible targeted sanctions.
A new report by Amnesty International finds that discriminatory laws and the Muslim minority’s lack of legal rights underpin the government’s actions.
Dhaka’s foreign ministry contradicts statements from its Beijing counterpart.
Members of the Arakan National Party tell Scot Marciel that using the term ‘Rohingya’ could exacerbate ethnic tension in volatile Rakhine state.
The Nobel laureate has no power over Myanmar's military and must work carefully behind the scenes, Cardinal Charles Bo says.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says ethnic Rakhine people must agree to the repatriation of Muslims or political instability could ensue.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says ‘serious allegations of abuses in Rakhine state demand a credible and impartial investigation.’
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.