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‘Sever financial ties with Myanmar military’

YANGON: The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority.Myanmar security forces are accused of killings, gang rape and arson during a crackdown that drove more than 730,000 people to flee western Rakhine state for neighbouring Bangladesh after attacks on police posts by Rohingya insurgents in August 2017.

U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military

YANGON (Reuters) - The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Dr M creating ripples

KUALA LUMPUR: In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia’s seventh Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.

Dr M billed among world's most influential men

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world's most influential men.

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song.

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail

YANGON (Reuters) - Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after more than 500 days behind bars.

UN access to Rohingya hampered by unrest in Myanmar

Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh): New violence in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has delayed a United Nations study on 1,000 villages abandoned by Muslim Rohingya, a top UN envoy has announced.

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On a recent morning, the Rohingya refugee leaned back on a plastic chair in the Bangladesh camp where he lives, and translated the latest warning, sent over the WhatsApp messaging app.

Myanmar rebels storm police base in Rakhine state

YANGON: Arakan Army rebels overran a police base in Rakhine state, killing two officers and one of their wives, the Myanmar government said, as fresh fighting broke out in a historic Buddhist temple town popular with tourists.

Myanmar rebels storm police base in Rakhine state amid fresh clashes in temple town

YANGON (Reuters) - Arakan Army rebels overran a police base in Rakhine state, killing two officers and one of their wives, the Myanmar government said on Wednesday, as fresh fighting broke out in a historic Buddhist temple town popular with tourists.