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Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area
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How COVID-19 Drew The Curtain Back On India's Inability To Provide Basic Public Health Services
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UK sanctions Russians and Saudis under new human rights powers
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Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse
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Raab introduces sanctions against human right abusers
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Myanmar jade mine disaster: More bodies found at landslide site
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Myanmar: More than 160 killed in jade mine landslide
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Death toll in Myanmar landslide surges past 100
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Indonesian community praised for rescuing Rohingya refugee
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Toll rises to at least 162 in Myanmar jade mine landslideHPAKANT, Myanmar--At least 162 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the worst in a series of deadly accidents at such sites in recent years that critics blame..
From Pagodas in Myanmar to Shiva temple in Lao, how India is helping countries restore cultural heritagePlaying an important role in the restoration of cultural heritage in several countries across the region from Sri Lanka to Myanmar to Vietnam to Bhutan, India is playing an important role in heritage..
Myanmar jade mine landslide captured on videoFootage shows a wall of mud crashing into a lake at a jade mine in Myanmar, killing more than 100.
Landslide in Myanmar jade mine kills at least 100The bodies of at least 100 jade miners were pulled from the mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, in one of the worst ever accidents to hit the perilous industry. Scores die each year..
China supplying weapons to Arakan Army armed group to weaken India, Myanmar: ReportChina is supplying funds and sophisticated weaponry to armed groups in Myanmar and the Naypyitaw-designated terrorist group, the Arakan Army, to have leverage over Myanmar and India, Licas News..
Thousands flee western Myanmar as army plans ‘clearance operations’(Reuters) – Thousands of villagers have fled their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state after a local administrator warned dozens of village leaders that the army planned “clearance operations”..
Thailand targets narco millions hidden in gold, steel and cryptoThe downfall of a meth syndicate laundering tens of millions of dollars of drug money through Thai gold shops, oil, and construction firms has cast rare light on the staggering scale of Asia's narco..
Moscow: Rajnath Singh holds talks with Myanmar Military Chief"Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh had a meeting with Myanmar's Military Chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in Moscow," RMO tweeted. On Wednesday, Singh attended the Victory Day Parade in Moscow..
Myanmar barber truck cuts virus worries by going door-to-doorA Myanmar barbershop business is trimming costs and generating cash amid concerns about the coronavirus, offering a salon on wheels to cautious customers who want their cuts away from crowded places.
Refusing to be silenced, some Myanmar journalists work from shadowsHiding from Myanmar's police, journalist Aung Marm Oo refuses to conceal his anger with the civilian government led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as his country prepares for an election later this..
U.S. court asked to force Facebook to release Myanmar officials' data for genocide caseLawyers bringing a case before the World Court accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority have asked a U.S. district court to order Facebook to release posts and communications..
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Eight countries, including India, ask UN Human Rights Commissioner to be responsible amid COVID-19 crisisThe joint letter was written by the permanent missions of India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam in Geneva to the OHCHR
No discussion on RCEP during India-Australia virtual summit: MEAThe RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region between the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) namely, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,..
Myanmar court denies bail to Canadian preacher who defied virus banA Myanmar court on Wednesday denied bail to a Canadian Christian preacher who held church services in defiance of a ban on gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that led to infections in..
Bangladesh confirms 1st death of Rohingya from coronavirusDHAKA: Authorities in Bangladesh have confirmed the first death of a Rohingya refugee from the coronavirus, as infections rise in sprawling camps where more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims have been..
Rohingya refugee crisis: 'The bodies were thrown out of the boat'Khadiza Begum, a Rohingya refugee, left Myanmar to escape violence but found more horror at sea.
Myanmar updates U.N. court on 'confidential' Rohingya measuresMyanmar has filed a report on its adherence to measures to protect its Rohingya Muslim minority imposed by the United Nations' highest court, but details of the document have not been published.
Myanmar updates top U.N. court on measures to protect Rohingya minorityMyanmar has filed a first report with the U.N.'s highest court on its adherence to measures imposed in January to protect the Muslim minority Rohingya, the court said on Monday.
Myanmar army accused of new atrocities in attack on Rakhine villageLess than three years since a crackdown against Rohingya, troops are again accused of war crimes – this time against Rakhine Buddhists Kyaw Thu* waited until night fell before taking his family to..
Rohingya targeted in Malaysia as coronavirus stokes xenophobiaEleyas, a Rohingya Muslim, fled to Malaysia six years ago, seeking a safe haven from persecution in Myanmar.
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Preacher who claimed Christians immune to virus appears in Myanmar courtSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City (Reuters) – A preacher who said Christians were immune to the coronavirus and then..
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'All my dreams are shattered': coronavirus crushes Asia’s garment industryZarchi Lwin pawned her only two gold bangles for $140 when the owner of the Myanmar factory where she sewed winter coats for British retailer Next Plc shut it down after orders dried up due to the..
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Myanmar says eight coronavirus cases among returnees from MalaysiaMyanmar authorities said on Tuesday said they have found eight coronavirus cases among scores of people who returned from Malaysia, where the authorities have recently been detaining undocumented..
Exclusive: Huge fentanyl haul seized in Golden Triangle as Asian crime gangs shift to opioidsMyanmar police say they have seized a huge haul of liquid fentanyl, the first time one of the dangerous synthetic opioids that have ravaged North America has been found in Asia's Golden Triangle..
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Myanmar's army investigating soldiers over video of abusesMyanmar's army said on Wednesday it was investigating soldiers filmed beating and threatening to kill suspected insurgents in the western state of Rakhine, where dozens of people have been killed..
UN Security Council to discuss violence, coronavirus in MyanmarThe UN Security Council will hold a videoconference to discuss the escalation of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the effect of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, diplomatic sources said..
Myanmar dismisses fresh war crimes allegations by U.N. rights envoy as 'biased'A Myanmar government spokesman on Friday dismissed allegations by the departing United Nations rights envoy that the military was committing fresh war crimes in Rakhine state as "biased", blaming..
PM Modi discusses coronavirus situation with Myanmar leader Suu KyiPrime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the evolving COVID-19 situation with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday. "Had a good discussion with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi," the..
Myanmar military may be committing new war crimes, says departing rights envoyThe departing U.N. human rights envoy for Myanmar said its military may be committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Rakhine and Chin states, where fighting between government troops and..
Aung San Suu Kyi turns to Facebook to get coronavirus message outMyanmar leader's live broadcasts on Facebook draws hundreds of thousands of views. ......
Coronavirus: WHO worker killed in Myanmar collecting samplesThe 28-year-old was caught up in gunfire in Myanmar's conflict-riven Rakhine State, the UN says.
Driver killed in WHO vehicle carrying virus swabs in Myanmar's RakhineA World Health Organization vehicle carrying swabs from patients to be tested for coronavirus came under gunfire in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and the driver was killed, the United Nations said on..
U.N. says mostly women and children among 32 killed as insurgents, Myanmar military clashA surge in fighting between the Myanmar military and insurgents has killed at least 32 civilians, mostly women and children, in the restive Rakhine and Chin states, the U.N. human rights office said on..
U.N. rights office says Myanmar carrying out air strikes in Rakhine stateThe Myanmar army is carrying out "almost daily airstrikes and shelling" in the restive Rakhine and Chin states, where at least 32 civilians have been killed since March 23, the United Nations human..
Myanmar to free almost 25,000 prisoners in largest amnesty in yearsMyanmar will free almost 25,000 prisoners in an amnesty to mark the traditional New Year, the president's office said on Friday, its largest mass pardon in recent years.
Myanmar charges preacher for defying virus ban on servicesA Myanmar preacher who posted a sermon online saying Christians were immune to the coronavirus will face charges along with three other people for organising services in defiance of a ban on mass..