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  • US says Asia's rights record poor in 2013

    US says Asia's rights record poor in 2013

    From China's crackdown on activists to flawed elections in Cambodia and widespread violence against Muslims in Myanmar, Asia's human rights record in 2013 remained poor, US officials said Thursday.

  • Suu Kyi fears Myanmar unrest could deter investors

    Suu Kyi fears Myanmar unrest could deter investors

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi warned on Saturday that communal violence and weak "rule of law" could scare off investors despite the country's rapid pace of political and economic reform.

  • Muslims celebrate Eid across the world amid bomb blasts, threat of violence

    Muslims celebrate Eid across the world amid bomb blasts, threat of violence

    Muslims marked the Eid-ul-Fitr festival on Thursday with feasts and prayers, even as bombings killed dozens of people in Asia and the threat of fresh violence loomed in the Middle East.

  • Indonesia Buddhist temple blast protests violence against Myanmar Muslims: Government

    Indonesia Buddhist temple blast protests violence against Myanmar Muslims: Government

    A small bomb exploded at a Buddhist temple in Indonesia's capital, slightly injuring three people, in protest against violence against Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, a government official said.

  • Myanmar bans Time's 'Buddhist Terror' cover story

    Myanmar late on Tuesday banned a controversial Time magazine cover story on Buddhist-Muslim religious violence "to prevent further conflict", according to a government spokesman, after days of angry reaction to the article.

  • Time magazine 'Buddhist Terror' headline irks this country

    Time magazine 'Buddhist Terror' headline irks this country

    Myanmar has reacted angrily to a Time magazine cover story on a prominent radical monk accused of fuelling anti-Muslim violence, accompanied by the headline "The Face of Buddhist Terror".

  • Mosque, orphanage burned in new Myanmar violence

    Mosque, orphanage burned in new Myanmar violence

    Hundreds of Buddhist men on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in a northeastern Myanmar town on Wednesday, a day after a mosque and a Muslim orphanage were torched in a new wave of violence targeting the religious minority....

  • Muslims and Buddhists clash in northern Myanmar

    Muslims and Buddhists clash in northern Myanmar

    Muslims and Buddhists clashed in Myanmar's northern city of Lashio on Tuesday, witnesses said, as a wave of sectarian violence reached a mountainous region near China's border.

  • Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar

    Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar

    Authorities in Myanmar's western Rakhine state have introduced a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families in an effort to ease tensions with the Rohingya's Buddhist neighbors after a spate of deadly sectarian violence, an official said on Saturda...

  • US President Barack Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims

    US President Barack Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims

    President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to take steps to halt violence against Muslims in his country and move ahead with economic and political reforms.

  • Myanmar on alert as Bay of Bengal cyclone grows

    Myanmar's authorities were on alert on Saturday as a cyclone threatened to hit the west of the country where around 140,000 people displaced by communal violence languish in flood-prone camps.

  • Myanmar violence: houses torched, 10 injured

    Myanmar violence: houses torched, 10 injured

    Buddhist mobs hurling bricks overran a pair of mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar on Tuesday, injuring at least 10 people in the latest anti-Muslim violence to shake the Southeast Asian nation.

  • European Union lifts Myanmar sanctions despite human rights concerns

    European Union lifts Myanmar sanctions despite human rights concerns

    The European Union agreed on Monday to lift all sanctions on Myanmar, except for an arms embargo, despite a Human Rights Watch report which accused authorities of complicity in the mass killing of Muslims in the west of the country last year.

  • Myanmar court jails Muslim shop owners after anti-Muslim riots

    A Muslim businessman, his wife and an employee have been sentenced to prison after an altercation at their gold shop led to anti-Muslim riots in which at least 43 people were killed in Myanmar last month.

  • Myanmar Buddhist, Muslim refugees clash in Indonesia, eight dead

    Myanmar Buddhist, Muslim refugees clash in Indonesia, eight dead

    Muslim and Buddhist refugees from Myanmar clashed at a refugee camp in Indonesia on Friday in a riot in which eight people were killed and 15 were wounded, media reported.

  • Muslims vanish as Buddhist attacks approach Myanmar's biggest city

    Muslims vanish as Buddhist attacks approach Myanmar's biggest city

    The Muslims of Sit Kwin were always a small group who numbered no more than 100 of the village's 2,000 people. But as sectarian violence led by Buddhist mobs spreads across central Myanmar, they and many other Muslims are disappearing.

  • Fresh communal clashes rock central Myanmar

    Fresh communal clashes rock central Myanmar

    Dozens of houses and a mosque have been torched as communal violence spread in central Myanmar, officials said Sunday, defying authorities' efforts to quell deadly clashes between Buddhists and Muslims.

  • UN Myanmar envoy visits ruined city after violence

    UN Myanmar envoy visits ruined city after violence

    The United Nations' top envoy to Myanmar on Sunday toured a central city that was destroyed in the country's worst explosion of Buddhist-Muslim violence this year, visiting some of the nearly 10,000 people forced from their homes after unrest left do...

  • Myanmar army patrols central city after violence

    Myanmar army patrols central city after violence

    Myanmar's army took control of a ruined central city on Saturday that was placed under martial law after several days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims killed dozens of people and left scores of buildings in flames in the worst sectarian blood...

  • State of emergency declared in Myanmar town

    State of emergency declared in Myanmar town

    Myanmar President Thein Sein has declared a state of emergency in a central town where at least 20 people have been killed in violence between Buddhists and Muslims.

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