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Myanmar 'yet to ask UK to arrest British murder suspect'

A 26-year-old British man wanted for the murder of a compatriot in Myanmar is living freely in Scotland because the Southeast Asian nation has yet to request his arrest and extradition, according to UK authorities.

At UN, US warns on human rights in Iran, Cuba, N.Korea

New York - The United States on Tuesday singled out North Korea and Syria over human rights violations and warned at the United Nations that new conflicts could be triggered by abuses in Iran, Cuba and North Korea.

Thai junta campaign sees drop in new year road carnage

Bangkok - The number of people killed on Thailand's roads during the country's traditional new year week dropped by more than ten percent following a junta campaign to end the annual carnage.

Thai junta campaign sees drop in new year road carnage

Bangkok - The number of people killed on Thailand's roads during the country's traditional new year week dropped by more than ten percent following a junta campaign to end the annual carnage.

Thai junta campaign sees drop in new year road carnage

Bangkok - The number of people killed on Thailand's roads during the country's traditional new year week dropped by more than ten percent following a junta campaign to end the annual carnage.

Myanmar begins shuttering three Rakhine camps

Yangon - Myanmar has started shutting down three displacement camps in strife-torn Rakhine state, a senior official said Tuesday, although it was not immediately clear where the inhabitants would go.

Myanmar begins shuttering three Rakhine camps

Yangon - Myanmar has started shutting down three displacement camps in strife-torn Rakhine state, a senior official said Tuesday, although it was not immediately clear where the inhabitants would go.

Myanmar begins shuttering three Rakhine camps

Yangon - Myanmar has started shutting down three displacement camps in strife-torn Rakhine state, a senior official said Tuesday, although it was not immediately clear where the inhabitants would go.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Yangon - At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Yangon - At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Yangon - At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar minority

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, speaking to the BBC after the UN rights council agreed to investigate allegations of rape, murder and torture against the army.

Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar minority

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, speaking to the BBC after the UN rights council agreed to investigate allegations of rape, murder and torture against the army.

Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar minority

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, speaking to the BBC after the UN rights council agreed to investigate allegations of rape, murder and torture against the army.

Suu Kyi's party wins string of seats, rejected by Myanmar's minorities

Yangon - Aung San Suu Kyi's one-year-old government won a string of seats in Myanmar by-elections Sunday but was bruised by losses in ethnic minority areas.

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's government faced its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party after a year in office.

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's government faced its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party after a year in office.

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's government faced its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party after a year in office.

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's government will face its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party a year after it took office.

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's government will face its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party a year after it took office.

Suu Kyi's new govt faces first test at Myanmar polls

Aung San Suu Kyi's government will face its first test at the ballot box on Saturday in by-elections around Myanmar seen as a barometer for growing disillusionment with her party a year after it took office.

One year on: what do Myanmar's people think of Suu Kyi?

One year after Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party was sworn in as Myanmar's first elected government in half a century, opinions are mixed on its performance.

One year on: what do Myanmar's people think of Suu Kyi?

One year after Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party was sworn in as Myanmar's first elected government in half a century, opinions are mixed on its performance.

One year on: what do Myanmar's people think of Suu Kyi?

One year after Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party was sworn in as Myanmar's first elected government in half a century, opinions are mixed on its performance.

Myanmar stumbles on path to democracy under Aung San Suu Kyi

For decades Myanmar's people dreamed of democracy, but a year into office Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of the still powerful military.

Myanmar stumbles on path to democracy under Aung San Suu Kyi

For decades Myanmar's people dreamed of democracy, but a year into office Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of the still powerful military.

Myanmar stumbles on path to democracy under Aung San Suu Kyi

For decades Myanmar's people dreamed of democracy, but a year into office Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of the still powerful military.
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The tragedy of the Muslim Rohingya boat people continues
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