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Myanmar rebels launch attacks in Shan state; at least 15 dead

May 13, 2018

Myanmar rebels launch attacks in Shan state; at least 15 dead

An ethnic rebel group launched an attack against Myanmar's military in a northern town on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and 20 injured, including civilians, officials said. The Ta'ang National Liberation Army launched three attacks just after 5 a.m. in the town of ...

Top-level UNSC team meets Myanmar leader in Rohingya probe

/ May 1, 2018

Top-level UNSC team meets Myanmar leader in Rohingya probe

Ambassadors from the U.N. Security Council probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority met Monday with the country's leader and military chief after visiting Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. The 15-member delegation co-led by Security ...

First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar, government says

Apr 15, 2018

First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar, government says

Myanmar's government said it repatriated on Saturday the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military campaign, despite U.N. warnings that a safe return is not yet possible. The stateless Muslim minority has been massing ...