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4 hrs ago | Suria
The US ambassador to the UN urged Myanmar on Thursday to intervene to stop communal violence there and protect humanitarian workers in the volatile western state of Rakhine.
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7 hrs ago | Burmanet
American officials are warning that attacks on minority Muslims and foreign aid groups in Burma are threatening the nascent thaw in relations between Washington and this former pariah state.
16 hrs ago | Voice of America
A boy takes part in the celebration of Thingyan, the water festival which marks the country's new year in Rangoon, Burma, April 13, 2014.
21 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
On the industrial outskirts of Yangon, a rusted chimney exhales wisps of white smoke as a three-decade-old gas-fired power station chunters on.
Six people were killed and 47 others injured in 20 incidents over the last four days during the Thingyan water festival in Yangon region.
In an Easter message to his people, Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar speaks of the "excruciating pain" his country has suffered under military rule, and calls for national reconciliation to preserve the path toward democracy.
Fighting has intensified in northern Burma as government troops continue a weeklong offensive against ethnic Kachin rebels.
Its distance from the tourist trail affords visitors to the Myanmese city of Bagan a wonderfully private perspective on one of the world's most beautiful historic sites As a fierce afternoon sun finally begins to dip, work on the Ananda Temple begins again.
From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate the New Year.
GWEN IFILL: In 2007, the world got a horrific peek inside the closed world of Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, as the military regime brutally crushed the Saffron Revolution, led by monks and students demanding political freedom.
Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian face charges brought by the Royal Thai Navy for their coverage of abuses allegedly committed against Rohingya Muslims in Thai territory.
Than Win can kill, pluck and disembowel a chicken in less than three minutes. He does it at least a hundred times a day, seven days a week and makes around 300,000 kyats a month.
The business fraternity has mourned the death of Satyadev Prakash Sinha, a well-known industrialist, who passed away on April 11 in Nagpur after a cardiac arrest.
Every afternoon, the long lines start to form, hundreds of men, women and children waiting to dip their plastic buckets into the lotus-filled reservoir just outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon.
Displaced villagers from Thameelay in Rangoon who were provided resettlement by the Democratic Benevolent Karen Army in Karen State are now receiving healthcare from Dr Cynthia Maung's Thailand-based Mae Tao Clinic.
In the harbour in Gwa Township, Arakan State, crews of fishermen sort through nets and ropes as they prepare to spend a night at sea.