Recent News Headlines : San Suu Kyi

22,000 ROHINGYA 'FLEE MYANMAR TO BANGLADESH' IN A WEEK


UN says at least 65,000 have escaped since the launch of an army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state three months ago... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 5944

ECHOING ALAN KURDI, TODDLER'S DEATH HIGHLIGHTS PLIGHT OF BURMA'S ROHINGYA REFUGEES


He also hopes it will pressure Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's de facto leader, to address reports of state-sanctioned violence against Rohingya villages in Rakhine state... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 287

MYANMAR COMMISSION'S REPORT ON ROHINGYA 'FLAWED'


The rights group called the report investigating alleged abuses towards Rohingya Muslims... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 3173

MYANMAR DETAINS POLICEMEN OVER ROHINGYA ABUSE VIDEO


Human rights groups accuse security forces of abuses against the Muslim Rohingya minority in Rakhine, including rape, killings and the burning of more than 1,000 homes... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 1278

PRESSURE ON MYANMAR AS REGION HOLDS ROHINGYA TALKS


More than 27,000 Rohingya have fled northwestern Myanmar for Bangladesh since the start of November to escape a heavy-handed counterinsurgency campaign... READ MORE

19th December, 2016 4

MYANMAR CALLOUS TOWARD ANTI-ROHINGYA VIOLENCE UN SAYS


Myanmar a??Callousa?? Toward Anti-Rohingya Violence, U.N. Says... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 387

ANTONIO GUTERRES SWORN IN AS U.N. CHIEF, VOWS GENDER PARITY, NIMBLE APPROACH


Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in Monday as secretary-general of the United Nations, becoming the ninth U.N. chief in the body... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 2

ANTONIO GUTERRES SWORN IN AS UN SECRETARY GENERAL


The swearing-in came after the 193 General Assembly members paid tribute to Mr Ban, ending with a standing ovation for the native South Korean... READ MORE

12th December, 2016 0

BURMESE MILITARY KILLED SEVEN OF MY CHILDREN, SAYS ROHINGYA REFUGEE


The former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan was recently permitted to visit the state and interviewed villagers in Kyet Yoe Pyin on 3 December... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 9132

UN CALLS ON MYANMAR'S SUU KYI TO VISIT CRISIS-HIT RAKHINE


Aung San Suu Kyi has come under fire for not doing more to stop the violence against the Muslim Rohingya minority... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 315

ROHINGYA WHO FLED TO BANGLADESH RECOUNT RAPE, MURDER AT HANDS OF MYANMAR FORCES


While survivors and human rights groups have tracked waves of anti-Rohingya violence in recent weeks, the Myanmar government insists that stories like Begum's are exaggerations... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 701

WHO WILL HELP MYANMAR'S ROHINGYA?


In recent weeks, more than 10,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh amid a military crackdown on insurgents in Myanmar's western Rakhine state... READ MORE

5th December, 2016 6124

MALAYSIA PM URGES WORLD TO ACT AGAINST 'GENOCIDE' OF MYANMAR'S ROHINGYA


Najib said the rally at a stadium in Kuala Lumpur would send a strong message to Aung San Suu Kyi's government that enough is enough ... READ MORE

4th December, 2016 2773

MYANMAR LEADER FAULTED FOR SILENCE ON ARMYS ACTIONS


Instead, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi is depending on the advisory commission, which does not include any Rohingya members... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 4120

"I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE" -- OHIO STATE ATTACKER SAID ABUSES OF BURMA'S MUSLIMS LED TO "BOILING POINT"


He said that the ultimate goal of the Burma government is ethnic cleansing of the Muslim minority... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 3650

BANGLADESH REFUSES ROHINGYA FLEEING 'ETHNIC CLEANSING'


Eight boats carrying Rohingya refugees have been turned away by Bangladesh as thousands amass on the border... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 557

THOUSANDS IN ASIA PROTEST PERSECUTION OF BURMAA??S ROHINGYA MUSLIMS


Thousands of Bangladeshis marched in the capitala??s streets Friday to protest the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Burma... READ MORE

25th November, 2016 70

MYANMAR WANTS ETHNIC CLEANSING OF ROHINGYA


On Wednesday, the Bangladesh foreign ministry summoned Myanmar's ambassador to express deep concern over the military operation in northern Rakhine state... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 17263

ROHINGYAS ARE FLEEING A SCORCHED-EARTH CAMPAIGN IN BURMA. BANGLADESH IS SENDING THEM BACK.


Rohingyas are fleeing a scorched-earth campaign in Burma. Bangladesh is sending them back... READ MORE

23rd November, 2016 845

CHINA SAYS 3,000 FLEE MYANMAR AFTER FIGHTING ALONG BORDER


The Global Times newspaper also said a Chinese government building in Wanding had been lightly damaged... READ MORE

23rd November, 2016 166

MYANMAR DENIES BANGLADESHI ACCOUNTS OF MUSLIMS TRYING TO FLEE OVER BORDER


Myanmar's state media on Saturday denied Bangladesh border guards' accounts of Rohingya Muslims fleeing conflict at home by trying to cross into the northe... READ MORE

19th November, 2016 6

ROHINGYA MUSLIMS FLEE MYANMAR CRACKDOWN TO BANGLADESH


Scores of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing to Bangladesh because of a military crackdown in western Myanmar, according to residents and Bangladeshi army officials... READ MORE

17th November, 2016 16528

NEW SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS HOW BURMA'S MILITARY IS TORCHING VILLAGES


The election of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has done little to quell Burma's ethnic conflict... READ MORE

15th November, 2016 7059

VIOLENCE ESCALATES BETWEEN MYANMAR FORCES AND ROHINGYA


Mr. Aung Win is also the chairman of the Rakhine State investigation into the Oct. 9 attacks... READ MORE

13th November, 2016 885

MYANMAR ARMS NON-MUSLIM CIVILIANS IN RAKHINE


Ethnic Rakhine political leaders have urged the government to arm local Buddhists against what they say is rising security threats from Rohingya fighters... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 5321

Trending News Headlines : San Suu Kyi

OBAMA PLEDGES TO LIFT ALL SANCTIONS AGAINST MYANMAR


"Congratulations on the progress that has been made," he told Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, who was under house arrest as a political prisoner when Mr. Obama was elected president... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 5152

AUNG SAN SUU KYI'S VISIT WITH HER SON AND GRANDCHILDREN IS A POIGNANT REMINDER OF WHAT SHE HAS SACRIFICED


Her discussions in Washington may include the urgent situation in the western part of the country, where Rohingya Muslims live in apartheid-like conditions... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 4087

SUU KYI'S NLD WINS LANDSLIDE VICTORY


Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy wins a majority in Myanmar's historic election, ending decades of military-backed rule... READ MORE

13th November, 2015 4059

MYANMAR'S AUNG SAN SUU KYI TO MEET WITH BARACK OBAMA


Aung San Suu Kyi and US President Barack Obama are expected to discuss the easing of economic sanctions against Myanmar... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 3346

MYANMAR VOTE HAS OPPOSITION PARTY CONFIDENT OF VICTORY


Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest for 15 years while the military was in control, emerging as a national democracy hero... READ MORE

9th November, 2015 2543

VOTE COUNTING STARTS AFTER LANDMARK POLL


Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy NLD is expected to win the most parliamentary seats, although she is barred from the presidency... READ MORE

8th November, 2015 2233

SENSE OF JOY IN MYANMARS HISTORIC ELECTION


Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi has brought star power to the election that her rivals in the military establishment lack... READ MORE

8th November, 2015 2189

OBAMA SAYS US PREPARED TO LIFT MYANMAR SANCTIONS


Obama US prepared to lift Myanmar sanctions after meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 1935

MYANMARS PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES AUNG SAN SUU KYI


Of those, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy, won 256 and the ruling party won 21... READ MORE

11th November, 2015 1717

800 MILLION PEOPLE IN EXTREME HUNGER


Annual meeting of world leaders in New York more likely to highly world's tribulations than solve them... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 1425

OBAMA MEETS SUU KYI, PRODS BURMA ON ELECTIONS


EST November 14, 2014 US President Barack Obama embraces Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a press conference at her residence in Rangoon on Nov... READ MORE

14th November, 2014 1173

MYANMAR ARMY TO CONTINUE KEY TRANSITION ROLE


I was told that the eligibility restriction dated back to 1947 and was partly drafted by Aung San Suu Kyi's father... READ MORE

19th March, 2015 1098

MORE ACTION NEEDED FOR MYANMAR REFORM


Aung San Suu Kyi said she believed that the majority of the people of Myanmar were in favour of changing the law in order for her to stand... READ MORE

26th December, 2014 1049

BURMA OPPOSITION PARTY OF AUNG SAN SUU KYI HEADED TOWARD LANDSLIDE VICTORY


While an NLD victory is a severe rebuke to the military-aligned ruling party, the military will still play a central role in Burma... READ MORE

9th November, 2015 935

RURAL MYANMAR VOTERS LINE UP AGAINST EX-GENERALS


Like many farmers here, he said he favored the opposition, the National League for Democracy, led by Myanmar's democracy hero, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi... READ MORE

5th November, 2015 897

MALALA YOUSAFZAI: A??NOBEL AWARD IS FOR ALL THE VOICELESS CHILDRENA??


At 17, campaigner Malala, the schoolgirl the Taliban could not silence, becomes youngest Nobel peace prize recipient... READ MORE

11th October, 2014 882

WARPLANES MOUNT NEW STRIKES ON REBEL-HELD ALEPPO


Rebel officials said heavy air strikes on Saturday morning hit at least four areas of the opposition-held east, home to more than 250,000 people... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 847

A BRIEF GUIDE TO MYANMARS ELECTION


Why can't Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi become president?... READ MORE

5th November, 2015 841

DR CONGO DOCTOR DENIS MUKWEGE WINS SAKHAROV PRIZE


Women in eastern DR Congo continued to be raped in front of their husbands and children to dehumanise them and destroy families, he said... READ MORE

22nd October, 2014 816

MYANMAR PARLIAMENT ELECTS FIRST CIVILIAN PRESIDENT IN DECADES


Htin Kyaw is a close ally of Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy NLD party swept to victory in historic elections in November... READ MORE

15th March, 2016 789

OPPOSITION PARTY PROJECTS VICTORY IN BURMAA??S FIRST DEMOCRATIC ELECTION IN YEARS


In Burma's last democratic election in 1990, Suu Kyi and the NLD won an overwhelming majority, but the country's military dictators ignored the results... READ MORE

8th November, 2015 661

AUNG SAN SUU KYIA??S PARTY PREDICTS LANDSLIDE WIN IN BURMA ELECTIONS


Suu Kyi, 70, appeared at the NLD headquarters on Monday morning before cheering supporters, saying it was too early to congratulate winners... READ MORE

9th November, 2015 654

WHY I'M WITH HER: EX-AMBASSADOR TO BURMA


After evidence of a small political opening in 2011, she made a landmark visit to Burma late that year... READ MORE

17th September, 2016 652

CHINA AND MYANMAR FACE A NEW RELATIONSHIP


Even Myanmar's military-dominated government has not done China many favors... READ MORE

12th November, 2015 639

MYANMAR GENERALS SET STAGE FOR AN EXIT


But the outcome appears to stem from the simple fact that veneration for Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi was underestimated and the ruling party's strength overestimated... READ MORE

12th November, 2015 634

MYANMAR OPENS NEW PARLIAMENT SESSION AFTER MILITARY RULE


It is an assembly dominated by MPs from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy NLD, which won 80 percent of contested seats in November's poll... READ MORE

1st February, 2016 620

COUNTRY THAT'S NOT NORTH KOREA AWARDS KIM JONG-UN A STATESMAN PRIZE


The North Korean dictator is to receive the award from the Bali-based Sukarno Centre... READ MORE

1st August, 2015 581

MYANMAR ELECTION SUCCESS DEPENDS ON STABILITY, SAYS AUNG SAN SUU KYI


Myanmar election success depends on stability says aung san suu kyi... READ MORE

20th June, 2015 556

EXHUMED MYANMAR JOURNALIST 'BEATEN'


But Aung Naing's death has led some to question whether the army has changed... READ MORE

5th November, 2014 546

BBC PLANS NEW NORTH KOREA RADIO NEWS SERVICE


A number of foreign broadcasters already target North Korea, including South Korea's KBS and the US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Asia... READ MORE

11th March, 2015 352

Related News Headlines : San Suu Kyi

AUNG SAN SUU KYI TO MEET BARACK OBAMA IN WASHINGTON FOR FIRST TIME AS BURMA LEADER


She faces the challenge of guiding Burma's relationship with the United States and neighboring power China, which enjoyed a preferential relationship with the military government... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 190

BURMA'S PEACE TALKS OFF TO A ROCKY START


The Burmese people, said Suu Kyi, long for peace... READ MORE

2nd September, 2016 3

MYANMAR'S SUU KYI TO VISIT BEIJING


Jia said the Chinese leaders' meeting with Suu Kyi will be a milestone of China-Myanmar relations and lay a foundation for future bilateral cooperation... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 1

MYANMAR MOB TORCHES MOSQUE AS RELIGIOUS TENSIONS SPIKE


After a 12-day trip to the country, which included the troubled state of Rakhine, a U.N... READ MORE

3rd July, 2016 0

MYANMAR TAKES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST PROTESTERS


Myanmar police have begun legal action against five protesters over a weekend rally intended to promote religious tolerance... READ MORE

17th May, 2016 46

BURMA CREATES FAR-REACHING 'STATE COUNSELOR' POST FOR AUNG SAN SUU KYI


Burma's parliament on Tuesday created a powerful new role for governing party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the country's revered Nobel laureate... READ MORE

5th April, 2016 51

IN BURMA'S WILDEST CORNER, JADE, DRUGS AND REBELS WILL TEST THE NEW GOVERNMENT


The previous, military-backed government in Burma, also known as Myanmar, suspended the 3.6 billion Chinese project in 2011 after public outcry... READ MORE

5th April, 2016 34

MYANMAR'S HTIN KYAW SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT


Country sees Htin Kyaw, a close aide of Aung San Suu Kyi, sworn in after over five decades of military rule... READ MORE

30th March, 2016 91

MYANMAR LIFTS STATE OF EMERGENCY IN CONFLICT-TORN RAKHINE STATE


Tensions are rising between the NLD and the Rakhine-based Arakan National Party ANP, one of Myanmar's most vocal ethnic parties... READ MORE

30th March, 2016 1

AUNG SAN SUU KYI'S PARTY NOMINATES TRUSTED AIDE TO BE BURMA'S PRESIDENT


They want Aung San Suu Kyi to become president, he said... READ MORE

10th March, 2016 92

BURMA ELECTIONS: PRESIDENT AND ARMY CHIEF CONGRATULATE AUNG SAN SUU KYI AND PLEDGE SMOOTH TRANSITION OF POWER


The latest returns, which included a comprehensive victory for Ms Suu Kyi in her Irrawaddy delta constituency, continued the NLD landslide... READ MORE

11th November, 2015 328

BURMESE PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES AUNG SAN SUU KYI ON HER PARTYA??S LEAD IN ELECTIONS


That won't stop me from making all the decisions as leader of the party, Suu Kyi said... READ MORE

11th November, 2015 91


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