Army accused of gang rape, torture and murder
Protests have been held in Thailand, Indonesia and Bangladesh over the situation in Rakhine state
'They took women in rooms and then locked them from inside. Up to 50 women and girls of our village were tortured and raped'
Her insistence not to point fingers without evidence that the military has been responsible of arson, rape and murder against the Muslim minority group suggests that she is either unwilling or unable to confront them directly
President hails 'remarkable' transformation as country moves towards democracy after decades under military rule
Having been barred from the presidency herself, NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi will become a ‘super minister’ responsible for three vital ministerial portfolios as the country emerges from 54 years of military rule
Given her tolerant, liberal background, why did she appear to rage about Mishal Husain after that difficult interview?
Burmese leader reportedly angered by questions about anti-Islamic attitudes in the country
When he becomes president, U Htin Kyaw will notionally be the most powerful man in the country
Nobel laureate will call the shots from behind the scenes
After her party’s electoral triumph, Aung San Suu Kyi has almost got the power she wants
The clause can be legally removed only through a two-thirds vote in Parliament
Chaw Sandi Tun was sentenced under the Electronic Transactions Act
World View: In 68 years of independence, Burma has yet to see power transferred smoothly - and questions remain as to how Suu Kyi and her party will be able to take control
Meeting indicates that the military regime have decided to swallow their democratic medicine and allow the results of the poll to lead to a peaceful transition of power for the first time in the country’s 70-year history
But it will probably take many years before travel to areas such as remote parts of Kachin state and the Wa territory is safe for tourists