The ICRC leader has to tread carefully in what he calls a ‘very complex’ situation on the ground.
The two countries fail to make progress in meeting 'minimum standards' to combat the trade, the State Department says.
A journalist advocacy group urges Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to improve relations between the military and reporters.
Process using biometric data could take five to six months, UNHCR says.
Government spokesman Zaw Htay says the commentary was ‘totally incorrect.’
Amnesty International says military commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and 12 others should face justice for their roles in Rakhine atrocities.
But they say the move may not be enough to satisfy international calls for justice for the persecuted ethnic minority group.
Seven are targeted for their roles in a crackdown on the Muslim minority group in Rakhine state.
Myanmar is ignoring the request and denies atrocities seen by much of the outside world as ethnic cleansing.
The four were reported missing on June 18 and had not been in contact with their parents.
Police will conduct an investigation in the Indawgyi-Hpakant area where the children were spotted.
She tells a U.N. special envoy that the stories have driven religious and ethnically diverse communities further apart in Rakhine state.
Lawmakers question General Myint Nwe about holdings taken from farmers and villagers.
U.N. and World Bank chiefs will visit refugee camps on July 1, foreign ministry official says.
Aung Ko Htway now faces charges for allegedly desecrating the country’s seal.
The 95 internally displaced families can live in the homes permanently but cannot sell them or the land they are on.
The court will hear arguments from both sides on July 2 in case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.
Christine Schraner Burgener visits a repatriation center and processing camp for Rohingya refugees who will return to the country.
The military threatens to take legal action against the Kachin Baptist Convention under the Unlawful Association Act.
Five people die in a landslide in Mandalay region, while others in Rakhine and Shan states lose their homes to floodwaters.
The refugees will be sent back to their former places of residence in Rakhine state after verification.
Up to 200,000 refugees could be at risk of landslides and floods, UNHCR warns.
Christine Schraner Burgener will meet Aung San Suu Kyi, the military commander-in-chief, ethnic armies, NGOs, and religious groups.
The jailed woman's sister said they were trying to find work in Yangon to support younger brothers in a family stuck in a camp since 2012.
Opposition lawmakers say putting an international representative on the new panel will compromise Myanmar’s sovereignty.
The move bans the accounts of the ultranationalist Buddhist Ma Ba Tha group and of two 'extremist' monks.
Analysts welcome the dialogue as a stepping stone to greater cooperation between the two power bases.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s office hopes UN involvement will speed up the returns, but the UN is calling the pact a first step.
The lawsuit comes two days after MP Than Maung Oo posted negative comments about the state on Facebook.
Win Myint’s office says the visit was not in accordance with certain procedures, though others were allowed to go.