The body of a decapitated Rohingya Muslim man has been found in a river in in Myanmar just days after he spoke to journalists.
The Burmese government denies being responsible for a spate of arson attacks on homes, instead suggesting the Rohingya set the fires themselves
'We are concerned at the armed clashes in northern Myanmar injuring Chinese border residents,' says military official
In the face of violent purges which have left villages burned, dozens dead and tens of thousands displaced, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has shown little interest in protecting "the world's most persecuted people"
Local officials suggest the boat was heavily overcrowded when it capsized in a river
Stone is 18ft long, 18ft wide and 9ft high - and weighs approximately 175 tonnes
Burma had until now been shunned by the international community for human rights abuses. But a new government, new trade deals and new air routes mean now is a prime time to visit
Backpacker, who says he did not know the event had religious significance, paid fine to avoid longer sentence
Ninety special force members are checking on the more remote areas
Chaw Sandi Tun was sentenced under the Electronic Transactions Act
100 died last month as workers scrambled through mounds of rock waste
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
More than 650 million people around the world still lack access to safe drinking water - a situation we can all help alleviate, as the photographer discovered
Maung Saunkha says the post was not about any president in particular
Police are accused of beating the suspects and threatening to "make them disappear" in order to extract confessions
PM dismisses warnings of false dawn with call to 'suspend' sanctions, at house where heroine was held for 15 years