Fifteen diplomats hold talks on the security situation in Rakhine state with Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief.
Fighting between the Kachin Independence Army and Myanmar military has forced thousands to flee their homes.
“We are not closing our eyes” but there is “no magic solution,” Russian diplomat says.
Residents from 20 villages flee fighting between the government army and Kachin Independence Army in Injanyang township.
They say the pair should never have been arrested, amid claims they were entrapped by police.
Instead, they tell the relatives of Police Captain Moe Yan Naing that he is being detained ‘in a safe place.’
They want the Security Council to hold the country’s army accountable for war crimes in Kachin state.
China, Vietnam, Laos, and North Korea meanwhile hold rankings near the bottom of the list, unchanged from last year.
The main opposition parties and others say the move is ‘dangerous for the country.’
Derek Mitchell, former U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, says the government could have handled some aspects of its initiative to end civil wars ‘a little better.’
Small numbers have migrated because of dire poverty in the southeastern region of Bangladesh.
Authorities evict the family of Police Captain Moe Yan Naing a day after he testified that two detained Reuters reporters were set up.
Captain Moe Yan Naing testifies that police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko ordered officers to entrap the two reporters.
A Catholic aid worker says expectant and nursing mothers, as well as many elderly villagers, are among those stranded in a war zone.
But Rohingyas maintain that they shouldn’t need the cards, because their forefathers were citizens.
A government spokesman calls victims’ testimony that they were raped by the army a 'baseless accusation.'
Seven agencies are tracking possible ARSA activities at refugee camps in Bangladesh, police source says.
The Kachin Women’s Peace Network says families hiding in the jungles of Tanaing township are in need of food.
New president Win Myint grants amnesty to prisoners and reiterates his main priorities for the coming year.
An ICC prosecutor seeks ruling on whether the violent expulsion of Muslim minority falls under the court’s jurisdiction.
But conditions in Myanmar “are not yet conducive for returns to be safe, dignified, and sustainable,” UNHCR says.
Roughly 600 residents have sought temporary shelter inside a school.
Six missing residents from Aytulay village are feared to have been taken away by soldiers.
Saimiun Rahman allegedly engaged in terrorist activities in Bangladesh and India, agency says.
Myint Thu of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs discusses Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye’s trip to Bangladesh.
The decision comes a day after the army sentenced seven soldiers to prison for the killings of Rohingya civilians that the journalists had documented.
Refugees reject sympathy, assurances offered by visiting officials.
Robert San Aung has taken up the case of Aung Ko Htway who was sentenced in March to two years of hard labor for incitement.
A spokesman for the ethnic armed group says soldiers only conducted surprise searches for illicit drugs.
Community leader Saw O Moo was a member of a group providing food and medicine to villagers displaced by fighting.