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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Small time bomb caused Myanmar Trader’s Hotel blast, police say

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:13pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... into the destroyed room, blocked off with yellow security tape, to inspect the damage. Others carrying assault rifles and wearing bullet proof vests strolled through the main lobby. Traders’ general manager ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Buddhist mobs burn down Rohingya Muslim homes in Myanmar

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Violence breaks out after rumours a Muslim man sexually assaulted a Buddhist woman Homes torched in religious unrest Anti-Muslim rioters burned shops and homes in a fresh outbreak of communal unrest in Myanmar, police said on Sunday, as the former army-ruled nation grapples with destabilising religious violence. Some 38 houses, nine businesses ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar jails seven Muslims for up to 28 years over riots

    Posted May 21st 2013, 04:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Three Muslims including the gold shop owner were jailed for 14 years in April for assaulting a Buddhist customer. So far no Buddhists have been convicted in connection with the unrest ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Three jailed over shop row that sparked sectarian riots in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Reuters in Yangon Three jailed over shop row that sparked sectarian riots A Muslim businessman, his wife and an employee have been jailed after an altercation at their gold shop led to anti-Muslim riots in which at least 43 people died in Myanmar last month. Shop owner Tun Tun Oo, his wife Myint Myint Aye and an employee, Nyi Nyi, were each jailed for 14 years for assault and theft ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Anti-Muslim violence explodes onto streets in northern Myanmar

    Posted May 29th 2013, 04:15pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Lashio Tension high in northeast Myanmar after arson attacks following assault on Buddhist woman Buddhist mobs armed with sticks and machetes burned Muslim homes on Wednesday for a second day in the northern Myanmar city of Lashio, contradicting claims in state media that soldiers and police had restored calm. A Reuters reporter saw scores of young men and boys ...



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