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Who Is Instigating the Violence Against the Rohingya in Myanmar?

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 07.16.2015 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

The Rohingya have been described as "the most persecuted minority in the world" by the United Nations. The following is based on extensive interviews ...

Back From the Dead in Myanmar

Stanley Weiss | Posted 05.24.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

YANGON -- Measuring around 17 centimeters in length and weighing about 1 ounce, the Jerdon's babbler of Mayanmar is a small brown bird that is similar...

Cyclone Mahasen Weakens As It Hits Bangladesh

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — A once-fearsome cyclone that was threatening Bangladesh and Myanmar dissipated quickly, causing some deaths but largel...

'They Have Been Persecuted For Decades, And It's Only Getting Worse'

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

BANGKOK — They have been called ogres and animals, terrorists and much worse – when their existence is even acknowledged. Asia's more than 1 mi...

Buddhist-Muslim Violence Leaves 7 Dead

AP | Posted 08.11.2012 | World

SITTWE, Myanmar — With residents cowering indoors, security forces patrolling a tense town in western Myanmar collected bodies Monday from homes...