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Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled plans to attend the UN General Assembly. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters.

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled plans to attend the UN General Assembly as the country draws international criticism over violence aga(...)

A Rohingya refugee  with her child walks on a muddy path after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Thursday. Photograph:  Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as the est(...)

A group of Rohingya refugees  from Myanmar  after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Friday. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Nearly 400 people have died in fighting that has rocked Myanmar’s northwest for a week, new official data show, making it probably the deadliest bout (...)

A girl carries a water jug in Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp on February 8th, 2017 in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The United Nations estimates about 69,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October last year after the Burmese army launched a campaign it calls ‘clearance operations’ in response to an attack on border police. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims may have been killed in a Myanmar army crackdown, according to two senior United Nations officials dealing with refug(...)

Rohingya Muslimswho fled Myanmar to escape persecution by the security forces at a makeshift house in Bangladesh on January 21st. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

The top United Nations human rights official said Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi promised on Friday to investigate UN allegations of atrocities aga(...)

Ko Ni, a prominent member of Myanmar’s Muslim minority and legal adviser for Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy, is seen during an interview in Yangon in January 2016. Photograph: Phyo Thiha Cho/Reuters/Myanmar Now

A legal adviser for Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy was shot dead outside the country’s busiest airport on Sunday, in a rare outbreak o(...)

 State counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi:  to lead   effort to bring peace  to troubled Rakhine state. Photograph: Hein Htet/EPA

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a fresh effort to bring peace and development to the impoverished, troubled Rakhine state in Myanm(...)