UN concerned as thousands flee Myanmar 'clearance operation'
The UN has called for "urgent measures to spare civilians" amid reports of locals trapped by fighting in Myanmar's conflict-ridden Rakhine State. Scores have been killed and tens of thousands displaced by the conflict.
Nigeria, six other countries likely to be affected by US travel ban
The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
Exclusive: ICC chief prosecutor sends warning to Libyan strongman Haftar
In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with FRANCE 24, the International Criminal Court's Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda discussed the ICC's ongoing cases regarding Libya, Ivory Coast, the Palestinian Territories, Afghanistan, Myanmar and the Philippines.
Far out: Myanmar's first surfing team to hit Southeast Asian games
Competitive surfing was barely known in Myanmar until recently, but now one beach town is riding a wave of enthusiasm to the Southeast Asia Games for the first time ever.
Myanmar landslide kills dozens
More than 30 people have died in Myanmar after heavy rains caused a landslide. The country's south has been devastated by heavy rains.
UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses
Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a decree by the government. A UN investigator warns the army could be using the blackout as a cover for "gross human rights violations."
Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation
Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls the shots.
Myanmar land ownership law could displace millions of farmers
Under a land reformation act, millions of rural farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land that they have tilled for generations. Many are unaware of the danger they face. Peter Yeung reports from Yangon.
Oktoberfest – a taste of Bavaria in Myanmar
The Oktoberfest in Munich may be over, but across the globe hundreds of mini-Oktoberfests are catering to those who want to enjoy a little taste of German culture and traditions. Even Yangoon in Myanmar celebrates it’s own two-day Oktoberfest.