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Thousands of people in Myanmar gather to pay their respects to Buddha at Yangon's Shwedagon Pagoda for the Thadingyut festival of lights.
Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's southeast, an official said.
When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, he quickly took out his smartphone to capture the moment.
The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education in a nation where more than half live in poverty.
Troops released in November 2018 after serving less than one year of their 10-year prison terms, Reuters report says.
Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release.
More than 9 500 prisoners are being released in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they don't include two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters.
Malaysian authorities say 34 Muslim Rohingya women and children were found stranded along a beach in the country's northernmost state, and are believed to have been dropped off by human traffickers.
Nearly 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar's Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia, police said, stirring fears of a fresh refugee boat crisis.
A genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the issue to be referred to an international tribunal.
Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a "serious risk of genocide", UN investigators say, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from the country by the army remains "impossible".
Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by allegations of mismanagement.
Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling.
The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report has said.
Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as the operation against suspected ethnic rebels - which killed six and saw mass detentions - entered a third week.
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Huge street water fights mark the start of Myanmar’s Thingyan New Year festival.
Myanmar has been at the centre of violence targeting Rohingya Muslims, the harsh treatment of ethnic minorities, an about-face on press freedom and crackdowns on civic groups.
Aung San Suu Kyi's administration has failed to repeal repressive laws – including some of the same laws which were used to detain her and others campaigning for democracy and human rights, writes Shenilla Mohamed.
India has deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who entered the country illegally.
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