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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:32am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... aid. Power’s remarks came after UN special adviser on Myanmar Vijay Nambiar briefed the 15-member UN Security Council on Thursday on the crisis in the country also known as Burma. At least 237 ...

  2. News - China - MYANMAR

    China to host peace talks to defuse Kachin crisis in Myanmar

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon China to host peace talks to defuse Kachin crisis Myanmar's government and ethnic Kachin rebels said on Sunday that they would hold talks in China this week after some of the worst fighting in the country in years. The two sides will attend an "emergency meeting" in the Chinese border town of Ruili on Monday to seek a breakthrough ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... a humanitarian medical crisis," it said. "All MSF services are provided based on medical need only, regardless of ethnicity, religion or any other factor." It was forced to close clinics ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Buddhists seek wider aid ban after MSF is barred from Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... to resume its work everywhere but Rakhine. MSF warned that tens of thousands of people in Rakhine were facing a "humanitarian medical crisis" as a result of the decision, adding ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Violence erupts again in Myanmar despite visit by President Thein Sein

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of Muslims marginalised, many of them trapped in prison-like camps for the displaced. While radical monks have helped fuel the crisis, saying Muslims pose a threat to Buddhist culture and traditions, ... Jim Della-Giacoma of the International Crisis Group said in a statement. ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Security forces in Myanmar unable to quell sectarian violence

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 02:04pm by AP

    ... for the International Crisis Group, a research organisation. ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar delays 'drugs-free' target by 5 years

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a senior official said yesterday, as the nation struggles to stem a growing narcotics crisis. Authorities are "very concerned" about a rebound in poppy cultivation over the last six years ... and Vietnam have gathered in Myanmar for days of talks on a worsening drugs crisis, which the United Nations has warned poses a threat to public security. A minister-level meeting in the capital ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Anti-Muslim 'radicals' driving Myanmar unrest, experts say

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 01:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... preaching intolerance and hatred of Muslims,” said Jim Della-Giacoma, a Myanmar expert with the International Crisis Group think-tank. “Also, the systematic and methodical way in which Muslim ... provocateurs with radical anti-Muslim agendas at work in the country Jim Della-Giacoma, International Crisis Group “When the profit goes to the enemy’s hand, our nationality, language and religion ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar unrest pushes hapless police into firing line

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

    ... said Jim Della-Giacoma, a Myanmar expert at the International Crisis Group think-tank. When police also used water cannon, the phosphorus turned into phosphoric acid, causing severe burns. ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Group says Myanmar leaders need 'moral leadership' to stop violence

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... if Myanmar is to stem communal violence between Muslims and Buddhists, the International Crisis Group said yesterday. Unrest has left at least 180 people dead since June and displaced 110,000, mostly ... a deeply disturbing backward step" from Myanmar's reforms after decades of junta rule, the Brussels-based rights group said in a report on the crisis due to be released tomorrow. ...




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