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Interfaith rally participants call on world to help, not condemn, ...

Myanmar Now

The gathering was organized in the wake of the ongoing Rohingya crisis

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Hindu refugees in Bangladesh isolated, uncertain about future

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The group has been swept up in the conflict between Myanmar and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army.

Suspected plotter in Ko Ni murder drove assassin to the airport: ...

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The shooting occurred in broad daylight on January 29

Small explosion reported at mosque compound in northern Rakhine State

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Police believe the explosion was intended to frighten local Muslim residents.

Authorities arrest 9 after aid shipment in Sittwe disrupted

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The supplies were from the International Committee of the Red Cross

After Rakhine violence, anger spread to a town in central Myanmar

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Witnesses to recent anti-Muslim violence there speak of masked men and chaos


Party National League for Democracy


NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.

Party Union Solidarity and Development Party


Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.

Party Phalone-Sqaw Democratic Party


The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.

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