Myanmar troops help flood rescue after landslide kills 48

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 06:04:03 +0000

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MAWLAMYINE, Myanmar — Myanmar troops deployed to flood-hit parts of the country on Sunday to help with relief efforts after the death toll from a deadly landslide jumped to 48. Every year, monsoon rains hammer Myanmar and other countries across Southeast Asia, submerging homes, displacing thousands and triggering landslides. But the disaster Friday in southeastern […]

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Man found guilty of molesting maid while his family is on holiday

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 04:55:07 +0000

A air traffic control watch manager at Changi Airport repeatedly molested his domestic helper in his home when his family members were away on holiday.

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US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:57:03 +0000

WASHINGTON – The United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country’s commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.

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Myanmar white roses offer Eid solidarity to Muslims

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:57:53 +0000

Myanmar Buddhists handed out white roses to Muslims heading to pray Wednesday to mark the end of Ramadan – the culmination of a rare show of solidarity in a country where Islam is often vilified.

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Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 12:43:09 +0000

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk

A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country’s Muslim minority and for criticism of the government.

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Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 09:01:22 +0000

Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

YANGON, Myanmar – Seven soldiers jailed for killing a group of Rohingya Muslims have been freed from a Myanmar jail despite serving less time than two reporters imprisoned for exposing the massacre.

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Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 07 May 2019 06:18:09 +0000

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday.

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