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  • “An Open letter to Honorable President...

    “An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama” To Honorable President, Mr. Barack Obama, United States of America (USA). [caption id="attachment_3250" align="alignleft" width="247"] Generated by IJG JPEG Library[/caption] “An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama” Dear President: We, the executive members of... Read More
  • Security Increased After ISIS Hit List T...

    Security Increased After ISIS Hit List Targets Aung San Suu Kyi [caption id="attachment_3244" align="alignleft" width="300"] State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi held a meeting with peace negotiation teams in Naypyidaw on July 5,2016 . (Photo: Htet Naing Zaw / The Irrawaddy)[/caption] RANGOON — President Office’s Spokesperson Zaw Htay said that State Counselo... Read More
  • 7 Italians among Dhaka cafe hostages

    7 Italians among Dhaka cafe hostages RSU: 02/07/2016 source: Reuters, Milan Seven Italian nationals are thought to be among the hostages taken by gunmen who stormed a cafe popular with foreigners in the capital of Bangladesh on Friday, Italian state television said quoting the Italian ambassador to Bangladesh. Gunmen stormed a... Read More
  • LIVE: Gulshan of Bangladesh hostage cris...

    LIVE: Gulshan of Bangladesh hostage crisis RSU: 02:july:2016 So far, several people including foreign nationals are held hostage inside a restaurant in Gulshan diplomatic zone. At least 30 people including policemen have been shot. Our correspondents are reporting LIVE from the spot. 5:05am: Seven Italian nationals are thought to ... Read More
  • SAUDI ARABIA King to spend last 10 days...

    SAUDI ARABIA  King to spend last 10 days of Ramadan in Makkah RSU: 26TH JUNE 2016 JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has arrived in Makkah, where he will spend the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan near the Grand Mosque, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said on Saturday. He was received at the Al Safa Palace by Prince Faisal bin A... Read More

ROHINGYA NEWS

Amnesty calls for an investigation into the destruction of mosque buildings
Amnesty calls for an investigation into the destruction of mosque buildings

RSU: 26TH JUNE 2016 The Myanmar authorities must undertake a prompt, independent, thorough, t...

ERC urges Aung San Su Kyi Government to uphold democratic principles and rule of law
ERC urges Aung San Su Kyi Government to uphold democratic principles and rule of law

RSU: June 22, 2016 Press Release by The Burma Times The European Rohingya council (ERC) and ...

BURMA NEWS

Security Increased After ISIS Hit List Targets Aung San Suu Kyi
Security Increased After ISIS Hit List Targets Aung San Suu Kyi

[caption id="attachment_3244" align="alignleft" width="300"] State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi held a...

After Rioters Destroy Mosque, Muslims Are Wracked With Fear
After Rioters Destroy Mosque, Muslims Are Wracked With Fear

RSU: June 26, 2016 THUYE THAMAIN, Pegu Division — At first, Ohn Lwin, police chief of Thuye...

WORLD NEWS

“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”
“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”

To Honorable President, Mr. Barack Obama, United States of America (USA). [caption id="attachmen...

7 Italians among Dhaka cafe hostages
7 Italians among Dhaka cafe hostages

RSU: 02/07/2016 source: Reuters, Milan Seven Italian nationals are thought to be among the hos...

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“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”
“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”

To Honorable President, Mr. Barack Obama, United States of America (USA). [caption id="attachmen...

INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW ‘I Want to Stress That We Are Not the Enemy’ By NAN LWIN HNIN PWINT / THE IRRAWADDY| Friday, June 12, 2015 |
INTERVIEW ‘I Want to Stress That We Are Not the Enemy’ By NAN LWIN HNIN PWINT / THE IRRAWADDY| Friday, June 12, 2015 |

[caption id="attachment_2696" align="alignleft" width="300"] Commander-in-Chief of the Arakan Army, ...

INTERVIEW ‘Generals Don’t Go to War Without a Plan’ By THALUN ZAUNG HTET / THE IRRAWADDY| Tuesday, June 16, 2015 |
INTERVIEW ‘Generals Don’t Go to War Without a Plan’ By THALUN ZAUNG HTET / THE IRRAWADDY| Tuesday, June 16, 2015 |

[caption id="attachment_2692" align="alignleft" width="300"] Thu Wai, chairman of the Democratic Par...

COLOUMS

“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”
“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”

To Honorable President, Mr. Barack Obama, United States of America (USA). [caption id="attachmen...

fatal deaf ear
fatal deaf ear

It was sometime in June of 1974. Some army officers including Major Faruk and Major Rashid had gathe...

DIPLOMACY

“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”
“An Open letter to Honorable President of USA, Mr. Barack Obama”

To Honorable President, Mr. Barack Obama, United States of America (USA). [caption id="attachmen...

U.S. Calls On Myanmar To Grant Rohingya Citizenship
U.S. Calls On Myanmar To Grant Rohingya Citizenship

25 June 2015 The U.S. has resettled about 1,000 Rohingya Muslims in the past year. U.S. official...