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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-07-27 12:32:42 -0700 | political-news

Weather from Weather Underground As Myanmar Modernizes, Architectural Gems Are Endangered At the center of Yangon, the city's colonial heritage, Buddhist faith and emerging modern face are visible in a single block. Decades of socialism and military rule kept Myanmar...
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-07-27 12:33:04 -0700 | political-news

Sunday 27th July, 2014 But one area where there has undoubtedly been some improvement is in the creation of more political space and more opportunity for debate, discussion and organisation...Sunday 27th July, 2014 Yanghee Lee, the new UN rapporteur on...
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-31 02:06:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Community violence has killed five people among the Muslims of western Burma, already covered by vast deadly riots in 2012 that had spread through the predominantly Buddhist country steeped latent Islamophobia. "The toll rose to five people, four men and...
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-02-21 16:48:24 -0800 | disasters-news

Htan GONE, Myanmar - About 1,000 Buddhist burned dozens of homes and businesses in northwest Myanmar after rumors that a Muslim man tried to rape a girl, officials and witnesses said Sunday, in a new outbreak of violence sectarian in...
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Breaking News:   Religious Conflict in Myanmar.
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Myingyan :: Myanmar | updated 2013-08-26 18:03:21 -0700 | disasters-news

Today 25/8, conflict broke out from a rumor that a female devotee with a Muslim man forced 12 subjects in a community clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in the region northern Sagaing than 650km from Yangon was arrested police. At...
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Katha :: Myanmar | updated 2014-01-10 17:21:42 -0800 | political-news

The Karen Community Association UK (KCA UK) has called for major Minister David Cameron to force leader Thein Sein to remove his fighters from ethnic states in alignment to demonstrate he is grave about advancing human privileges.regardless of a ceasefire...
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Breaking News: Myanmar President: clear all political prisoners before the end of
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Myingyan :: Myanmar | updated 2014-06-12 11:02:24 -0700 | political-news

Myanmar President Thein Sein (Thein Sein) today said in London before the end of this year, the release of all political prisoners, and the efforts to promote democracy. British Prime Minister Cameron (David Cameron) announced that it will strengthen military...
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Breaking News: The memory still haunts anti-Muslim riots in Burma
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-12-23 13:44:01 -0800 | disasters-news

Rioters ordered Kyaw not watch kill classmates. But the teenager is still obsessed with the day when a wave of Islamophobia has swept Meiktila, in central Burma, leaving the streets in piles of burned corpses. "They used chains, sticks and...
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Nyaunglebin :: Myanmar | updated 2013-12-06 11:49:42 -0800 | causes-news

A Time Magazine cover story about a radical Buddhist monk with the words "The Face of Buddhist Terror,” has raised a storm in Myanmar. In June 2012, ethnic tension flared up Myanmar's Rakhine State where extremists Buddhists attacked Rohingya Muslims,...
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Breaking News: Is Time magazine's Wirathu the face of Buddhist terrorism in Burma?
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-06-25 15:37:09 -0700 | political-news

UPON seeing his photo on Time magazine's cover with the words "Face of Buddhist Terror," Burma's most-talked-about monk was said it wouldn't hurt him. The 46-year-old is used to - even flattered by - the foreign reporters who steadily parade...
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Pyinmana :: Myanmar | updated 2013-11-25 22:32:20 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Over 140,000 people displaced in Myanmar: Don't disturb Sleeping Global community. After the massacre of Muslims by extremist Buddhists in Myanmar, 140,000 people are still missing. A year ago, extremist Buddhists killed Muslims in Rakhine state of Myanmar and thousands...
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Breaking News: More than 1,000 Fearful Myanmar Muslims shelter in monastery
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Lashio :: Myanmar | updated 2013-10-08 16:22:04 -0700 | disasters-news

More than 1,000 Muslims who fled Myanmar's latest bout of sectarian violence huddled Thursday in a Buddhist monastery guarded by army soldiers as calm returned to this northeastern city, though burnt out buildings leveled by Buddhist rioters still smoldered. The...
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-11-25 14:49:43 -0800 | disasters-news

Many soldiers patrolled the streets Thursday Lashio, a city in north-eastern Burma after two days of violence between Buddhists and Muslims, hundreds have fled their homes to seek refuge in a monastery. "The army is now in charge of security...
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-09-02 17:11:44 -0700 | disasters-news

The opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, usually very quiet on the nightmare suffered by the Muslim Rohingya minority, on Monday condemned the authorities' willingness to limit to two the number of children per family. "Such discrimination is not good....
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-11-16 12:49:25 -0800 | political-news

President Thein Sein of Myanmar slipped almost unnoticed into Washington this week, the first Burmese head of state to visit since the military dictator Gen. Ne Win in 1966. Much has adapted since 1966. Fifty years of immediate military standard...
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