Indonesia nabs Islamic State-linked pair tied to Myanmar Embassy plot

Nov 28, 2016

Indonesia nabs Islamic State-linked pair tied to Myanmar Embassy plot

Indonesia’s anti-terror squad has arrested two militants who were planning to attack prominent places in the country’s capital, including the Myanmar Embassy, police said Sunday. An interrogation of suspected bomb maker Rio Priatna Wibawa, who was arrested last week, led authorities to the men, ...

Nov 14, 2016

Myanmar says 34 people killed after they attacked troops

Myanmar’s government says 34 people were killed after they attacked government troops in western Rakhine state over the weekend, but villagers belonging to the Muslim Rohingya minority say the victims were unarmed civilians. The government has been conducting counterinsurgency operations since nine police officers ...

Myanmar Buddhists jeer ex-U.N. chief on peace mission

Sep 6, 2016

Myanmar Buddhists jeer ex-U.N. chief on peace mission

Hundreds of Buddhists jeered former U.N. chief Kofi Annan as he arrived in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state Tuesday to examine a bitter religious conflict that has displaced tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya. Annan has been tasked by the de facto leader of Myanmar’s ...