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In Myanmar's Rakhine, aid workers blocked from entering Muslim...

YANGON/SITTWE (Reuters) - Buddhists in Myanmar on Wednesday blocked aid workers from visiting a camp for displaced Muslims in the central part of Rakhine State, where the United Nations fears the spread of violence that has already displaced hundreds of ... Reuters, 1 month ago

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Exclusive: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Buddhist mistrust of foreign aid workers hampers relief for Myanmar's Rohingya

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Relief agencies struggling to reach hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims displaced by strife in northwestern Myanmar are facing rising hostility from ethnic Rakhine Buddhists who accuse the United Nations and foreign aid ...
 Reuters2 months ago

PM unveils key road, power projects to boost development in north east

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated crucial connectivity and power projects in Mizoram and Meghalaya to accelerate development in the northeastern states, a focus area of his government’s Act East Policy.  IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering after inaugurating 60 MW Tuirial hydroelectric power project, in Aizawl. Photograph: PTI Photo Modi was in the two states during his day-long visit to the northeast on Saturday. In Mizoram, he ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Mizoram to soon become gateway to SE Asian countries: PM

Aizawl: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Act East Policy of his government would soon make Mizoram the gateway to the South East Asian countries. The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project, linking Aizawl with the Sittwe port in Myanmar, ...
 State Times2 days ago

Pope stops short of direct Rohingya reference, says future of Myanmar depends on respecting ethnic groups

Pope Francis today insisted that Myanmar's future depends on respecting the rights of each ethnic group, an indirect show of support for Rohingya Muslims who have been subject to decades of discrimination and a recent military crackdown described by the UN as ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

Rohingya trapped in 'apartheid regime': Amnesty

An Amnesty report has termed the situation of Rohingya in Myanmar as one trapped in a "dehumanising apartheid regime". In its report titled 'Caged Without A Roof', culled from a two-year long investigation it carried out, the rights group said the exodus of ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'urges people not to quarrel' on visit to Rakhine

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday urged people "not to quarrel" as she visited Rakhine State for the first time since a military crackdown that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country.
 Reuters1 month ago

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi to visit violence-torn Rakhine state today

Myanmar's State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi is visiting the violence-torn Rakhine state today. According to Government officials, she is visiting the regional capital Sittwe and other towns during a one-day unannounced trip.
 News on Air1 month ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi makes first visit to crisis-hit northern Rakhine  Deccan Herald1 month ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi makes 1st visit to northern Rakhine  Business Standard1 month ago

Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine border district: witness

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, visited areas hit by conflict in the western state of Rakhine on Thursday for the first time since attacks by militants from the Rohingya Muslim minority two months ago sparked a refugee ...
 Reuters1 month ago
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