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  • Controversy marks start to Myanmar's first census in three decades

    Controversy marks start to Myanmar's first census in three decades
    TAUNGGYI, Myanmar — Wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with the national census logo, Tin Naing counted off the ethnic groups living in just one section of this regional capital in eastern Myanmar.
  • The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya

     The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya
    Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, has made substantial progress in the last few years, moving from military rule toward democracy, releasing political prisoners and freeing from house arrest Nobel Prize-winning democracy activist Aung San...

    Myanmar orders Doctors Without Borders to cease operations

    Myanmar orders Doctors Without Borders to cease operations
    Doctors Without Borders has been ordered to cease activities in Myanmar, leavingĀ  tens of thousands of patients without medical care, the Nobel Prize-winning aid group said Friday. Doctors Without Borders did not give a reason for the move. But local...

    U.N. rights chief demands Myanmar probe reported massacre of Muslims

    U.N. rights chief demands Myanmar probe reported massacre of Muslims
    The United Nations' lead advocate for human rights on Thursday demanded that Myanmar authorities investigate "credible information" about a reported massacre of more than 40 Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state. "I deplore the loss of life in Du...

    Myanmar claims Muslim militants targeted police officer

    Myanmar claims Muslim militants targeted police officer
    YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's government is continuing to push back against calls for an investigation into the reported massacre of more than 40 Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state, saying that militants had infiltrated the restive region...