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West voices growing concern at Myanmar's handling of crisis: sources
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West voices growing concern at Myanmar's handling of crisis: s...

By Antoni Slodkowski and Michelle Nichols YANGON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western nations are increasingly concerned at how Aung San Suu Kyi's government is dealing with violence in Myanmar's divided northwest, with the U.S. envoy to the United ..., 1 month ago
Electric New Paper

UN urges Suu Kyi to intervene in military crackdown on Rohingya

YANGON The United Nations (UN) has urged Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit northern Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority. The Nobel peace prize winner has ...
 Electric New Paper1 month ago Suu Kyi calls for Asean meet over Rakhine  Straits Times1 month ago

Two months on, renewed humanitarian access call in northern Rakhine

By OLIVER SLOW | FRONTIER YANGON —The United Nations has reiterated a call for access to northern Rakhine State, where it says 130,000 people have been cut off from regular aid shipments for more than two months. The government has banned ...
 Frontier Myanmar1 month ago

UN: Rohingya abuse may be crimes against humanity

YANGON: Myanmar's Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the United Nation's rights agency said on Tuesday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a visit that will include a trip to northern Rakhine. The army has ...
 Manila Times1 month ago As 2016 draws to a close, UN rights chief outlines enormity of challenges to human rights  Singapore Star.com1 month ago

Burma: Kachin Christians Feared Disappeared

(Yangon) — Burmese authorities should urgently provide information on the whereabouts and well-being of two ethnic Kachin Baptist leaders who were apparently forcibly disappeared in Northern Shan State, Human Rights Watch and Fortify Rights said ...
 Human Rights Watch2 days ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Leadership Change Looms for Armed Group Key to Myanmar's Peace Process

Yangon. Myanmar's strongest ethnic armed group is set for its biggest leadership shake-up in a quarter century, senior sources told Reuters, raising the prospect of a period of instability in a group that is key to Aung San Suu Kyi's signature peace ...
 Jakarta Globe4 days ago Myanmar Ethnic Group's Election First Since 1992  VOA News4 days ago Fears of military coup in Myanmar are exaggerated  Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago

Will South Korea-Japan Intelligence Deal Change Status Quo?

An intelligence-sharing deal between South Korea and Japan allows the two countries to bypass the United States as they work together to combat the growing threat of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The deal was signed last week and ...
 Singapore Star.com1 month ago

Trump, Taiwan Put China on the Defensive With Historic Phone Call

China's foreign minister dubbed the 12-minute phone call by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen a "petty action" that will lead to no changes in Sino-U.S. relations. But the communist leadership will watch for fallout, such as whether Trump talks again ...
 Singapore Star.com1 month ago

Haiti: UN's new approach on cholera puts people at heart of the response

-- The response to cholera in Haiti will be a "long and thorough battle," but the United Nations will stand by the Haitian people and authorities, St"phane Dujarric, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General, on the eve of the launch of the ...
 Singapore Star.com1 month ago

New UN report reveals barriers to inclusive development and highlights key steps to progress

-- The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs has just released its 2016 Report on the World Social Situation, which includes important new findings about persisting inequalities in education and economic opportunity and, ...
 Singapore Star.com1 month ago
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