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India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcry

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:54:11 GMT2017-08-16T14:54:11Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- A day after the U.N. chief voiced concern about Indian plans to potentially deport tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees, an Indian government official said Wednesday that authorities are only working to identify those who fled persecution in neighborhing Myanmar - not expel them....

Myanmar says no crimes against humanity in Rakhine violence

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 01:25:07 GMT2017-08-07T01:25:07Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- The Myanmar government's inquiry into violence in northern Rakhine state last year that forced tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh and led to U.N. accusations of crimes against humanity by the army has concluded that no such crimes happened....

Myanmar troops arrest Rohingya suspects; 6 Buddhists killed

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 07:24:38 GMT2017-08-05T07:24:38Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Security forces in Myanmar fired warning shots to disperse Muslim villagers while they were arresting four suspected insurgents in a western region where government troops have been accused of human rights violations against Rohingya minority, officials said Saturday....

Myanmar court grants bail for editor in defamation case

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:28:52 GMT2017-08-04T15:28:52Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A court in Myanmar granted bail Friday to a newspaper editor who is being tried under a controversial defamation statute in a telecommunications law....