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12 January, 2018 1:17 AM Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

YANGON: A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit a remote region of central Myanmar early on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 km (six miles) some 40 km (24 miles) west of the town of Phyu and 176 km (110 miles) northwest of Yangon. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, said Phyu regional 54

27 November, 2017 7:10 AM Pope begins Myanmar trip in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Only about 700,000 of Myanmar's 51 million people are Roman Catholic. Thousands of them have travelled by train and bus to Yangon, the country's main city, to catch a glimpse of the Pope. Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday, the start of a delicate visit for the world's most prominent Christian to majority-Buddhist Myanmar, which the United States 71

24 November, 2017 7:20 PM India sends relief material for displaced persons in Myanmar's Rakhine State

An Indian Air Force aircraft with relief material for distribution among the displaced persons in Myanmar's restive Rakhine State landed in Yangon on Friday.  New Delhi: An Indian Air Force aircraft with relief material for distribution among the displaced persons in Myanmar's restive Rakhine State landed in Yangon on Friday. "With best wishes from the people 100

14 November, 2017 6:38 PM Already qualified for Asian Cup, India hold Myanmar 2-2 draw

With today's draw, India are on the top of the group with 13 points from five matches. Myanmar are placed second with five points from four matches. Margao: Already through to the main tournament, India played out a 2-2 draw against Myanmar in the return-leg match of the AFC Asian Cup qualifying Group A match today. The home side came back twice in the match 43

29 October, 2017 4:34 PM Despite Rohingya crisis, thousands march in support of military

Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international community for its ongoing crackdown against the Muslim-majority Rohingya. Thousands of people have marched in support of Myanmar's military in the city of Yangon, although it has come under criticism from the international 12

29 September, 2017 5:06 PM India qualify for 2018 AFC U-16 Championship

New Delhi: Indian football team on Friday qualified for the AFC U-16 Championship to be held next year in Malaysia after finishing second in their group qualifying round played in Kathmandu. India qualified as one of the six best second-placed teams from the group matches of qualifying round. All the matches of each of the 10 groups were played in a single 27

25 September, 2017 6:20 AM Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar: Army

Yangon: Myanmar`s army said Sunday that a mass grave of 28 Hindus had been discovered in violence-wracked Rakhine state, blaming the killings on Rohingya militants. "Security members found and dug up 28 dead bodies of Hindus who were cruelly violently and killed by ARSA extremist Bengali terrorists in Rakhine State," a statement posted on the army chief 107

17 September, 2017 4:49 AM Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya 'issue'

YANGON: Myanmar's army chief has urged the country to unite over the "issue" of the Rohingya, a Muslim group he says has no roots in the country, and which his troops are accused of systematically purging. The military says its "clearance operations" in northern Rakhine state are aimed at taking out Rohingya militants who attacked police posts on August 61

10 September, 2017 4:47 AM Rohingya Militants Declare Month-Long Ceasefire, Release Statement On Twitter

"The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) hereby declares a temporary cessation of offensive military operations," it said in a statement on its Twitter handle. Yangon, Myanmar: Rohingya militants, whose August 25 raids in Myanmar's Rakhine State sparked an army crackdown that has seen nearly 300,000 of the Muslim minority flee to Bangladesh, on Sunday 39

7 September, 2017 11:38 AM Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar Trying To protect All Citizens In Rakhine, Says Suu Kyi

Yangon/ Cox's Bazar: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as the estimated number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh leapt by 18,000 in one day, to 1,64,000. Suu Kyi did not refer specifically to the exodus of the minority Rohingya, which 86