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Two Rohingya women killed as Myanmar army shells village - MP

25 Jan 2020

YANGON Two women, one pregnant, were killed and seven other people injured after Myanmar troops shelled a Rohingya village on Saturday, according to a lawmaker and a villager, two days after the U.N.’s highest court ordered the country to protect the minority.

Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court's order

24 Jan 2020

YANGON Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority.

‘The gate of justice is opened’: Rohingya cheer as World Court orders Myanmar to protect them

23 Jan 2020

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON Rohingya Muslims celebrated a decision by the International Court of Justice to order Myanmar to protect them, hovering over mobile phones in refugee camps to watch the first legal victory since a military-led crackdown drove them from their homes.

'The gate of justice is opened': Rohingya cheer as World Court orders Myanmar to protect them

23 Jan 2020

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON Rohingya Muslims celebrated a decision by the International Court of Justice to order Myanmar to protect them, hovering over mobile phones in refugee camps to watch the first legal victory since a military-led crackdown drove them from their homes.

‘The gate of justice is opened’: Rohingya cheer as World Court orders Myanmar to protect them

23 Jan 2020

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON Rohingya Muslims celebrated a decision by the International Court of Justice to order Myanmar to protect them, hovering over mobile phones in refugee camps to watch the first legal victory since a military-led crackdown drove them from their homes.

Myanmar rebels free lawmaker abducted in attack on boat

22 Jan 2020

YANGON Ethnic minority rebels in Myanmar have released a lawmaker held hostage for two months in a bid to reduce tension in the war-torn western state of Rakhine, a human rights group and the rebels said.

Myanmar government-appointed panel finds 'war crimes' but no 'genocide' against Rohingya

21 Jan 2020

YANGON/21 A government-appointed panel established in Myanmar to probe allegations of abuses in Rakhine state in 2017 that drew global outrage said on Monday they had found no evidence of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road as Xi courts an isolated Suu Kyi

18 Jan 2020

NAYPYITAW China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation, as Beijing seeks to cement its hold over a neighbour increasingly isolated by the West. | Video

Myanmar president hails 'historic' visit as China's Xi arrives to fanfare

17 Jan 2020

YANGON Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Myanmar on Friday for two days of talks to shore up massive infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation isolated by the West over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority.

China’s Xi to tie up Belt and Road deals in 'historic' Myanmar visit

16 Jan 2020

YANGON China's President Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar on Friday to ink massive infrastructure deals and extend influence in a neighbour whose ties with the West were frayed by accusations that it conducted genocidal policies against ethnic Rohingya Muslims.

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