Associated Press in Yangon

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
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Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage

Mobs on motorbikes drove through the city of Mandalay with Buddhists throwing stones at mosques and Muslim-owned shops in a second night of violence in Myanmar that left at least two people dead.

Mobs on motorbikes drove through the city of Mandalay with Buddhists throwing stones at mosques and Muslim-owned shops in a second night of violence in Myanmar that left at least two people dead.

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Strong quake, aftershock strike Myanmar, a dozen feared dead

A 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours after a strong earthquake on Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There are no initial reports of casualties or damage from the latest 5.8-magnitude aftershock, according to the US Geological Survey.

A 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours after a strong earthquake on Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There are no initial reports of casualties or damage from the latest 5.8-magnitude aftershock, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Myanmar sees return of privately owned daily newspapers

Myanmar's state monopoly on daily newspapers ended on Monday as four privately owned dailies launched for the first time in nearly five deacades. There have been no privately owned dailies in the country since it came under military rule in the 1960s.

Myanmar's state monopoly on daily newspapers ended on Monday as four privately owned dailies launched for the first time in nearly five deacades. There have been no privately owned dailies in the country since it came under military rule in the 1960s.

2 Apr 2013 - 2:05AM
Blaze at Muslim boarding school in Yangon kills 13

A fire engulfed a mosque housing Muslim schoolchildren in Myanmar’s largest city on Tuesday, killing at least 13. Authorities, anxious over sectarian violence, quickly blamed the blaze on an accidental electrical short.

A fire engulfed a mosque housing Muslim schoolchildren in Myanmar’s largest city on Tuesday, killing at least 13. Authorities, anxious over sectarian violence, quickly blamed the blaze on an accidental electrical short.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM