While noting that Naypyidaw is “working hard” to calm the situation, the US calls on all parties in Arakan State to exercise restraint.
Aung San Suu Kyi and Bono join forces as the Burmese democracy activist’s European tour moves from the home of the Nobel Peace Prize to the land of U2.
In the wake of recent riots in Arakan State, a group of young people in Rangoon rally together to raise donations for the victims.
Thirty-one Arakan and Karen guerrillas who spent 13 years in an Indian prison are being resettled in the Netherlands by UNHCR.
“Ludu” Sein Win, an outspoken Burmese journalist, passed away at Shwegondaing Hospital in Rangoon on Sunday after a long fight with lung disease.
Two men are sentenced to death for the rape and murder of an ethnic Arakanese woman that sparked recent sectarian clashes in western Burma.
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Top US lawmakers call for renewal of sanctions on Burma, saying they can still be used as leverage to push for further reform.
The Shan State Army-South accuses the Burmese government of jeopardizing a fragile peace agreement by failing to control its troops after a rebel base was torched.
After 24 years away, Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to return to Oxford where she lived with her English husband and their two sons.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits the Norwegian city of Bergen and urges refugees and exiles to build harmony and support ceasefires.
Suu Kyi declared that the Nobel Peace Prize helped to shatter her sense of isolation and ensured that the world would demand democracy in Burma.
Suu Kyi’s speech explored her views on the ideals of peace, the seeds of war, the bonds of common humanity, and the power of kindness.
Burma’s state media reported Saturday that the death toll from recent communal violence in Arakan State has increased to 50.
It has taken more than two decades, countless lonely nights and imponderable hardships for Aung San Suu Kyi to reach the Oslo podium.
After a night of arson attacks, the Arakan State capital remains calm amid a heavy security presence.
Speaking at a seminar in Thailand, several Burmese dissidents said that the time was not right for a South Africa-style path toward transitional justice.
Suu Kyi’s doctor expressed worry that the Nobel Peace laureate’s whirlwind tour of Europe could weaken her health, after she fell ill on Thursday.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Oslo reignites calls for a probe into Norway’s alleged ties to Burma’s crony-run oil and gas industries.
The lack of aid reaching the thousands displaced by fighting in Kachin State over the past year has increased human trafficking into China.