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Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'burying her head in the sand'

Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'burying her head in the sand'

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and her government are "burying their heads in the sand over the horrors unfolding in Rakhine state," Amnesty International said.

Suu Kyi condemns rights abuse, decries suffering in Rakhine

Suu Kyi condemns rights abuse, decries suffering in Rakhine

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday any human rights violations in troubled Rakhine State and said anyone responsible would face the law, and that she felt deeply for the suffering of everyone caught up in the conflict there.

Nobel committee rejects online petition to revoke Suu Kyi's prize

Nobel committee rejects online petition to revoke Suu Kyi's prize

The Norwegian Nobel committee has ruled out any such move, saying only that the work which led to the awarding of the prize was taken into account.

Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus

Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus

Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Buddhist-majority Myanmar, has come under pressure from countries with Muslim populations over the Rohingya crisis.

Suu Kyi under pressure as 125,000 Rohingya flee violence

Suu Kyi under pressure as 125,000 Rohingya flee violence

The latest violence in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state began on August 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

Rohingya flee for Bangladesh as fresh violence erupts in Myanmar

Rohingya flee for Bangladesh as fresh violence erupts in Myanmar

About 1,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing escalating violence in Myanmar had been halted at the border with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi security officials said on Saturday, as fresh fighting erupted in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state.

Troubled waters for Myanmar leader over bridge name

Troubled waters for Myanmar leader over bridge name

Thousands of people protested in eastern Myanmar on Sunday against plans to name a bridge after Aung San Suu Kyi's father, the latest flashpoint between her administration and the country's restless ethnic minorities.

3,000 flee Myanmar after fighting along border: China

3,000 flee Myanmar after fighting along border: China

China is giving shelter to more than 3,000 people who have fled Myanmar after fighting between the government and rebels, and stray shells have fallen inside China causing minor damage but no deaths.

Suu Kyi meets Chinese PM; to sign deals on hospitals, bridge

Suu Kyi meets Chinese PM; to sign deals on hospitals, bridge

China and Myanmar are set to sign deals to build a strategic bridge near their border and two hospitals in the Southeast Asian country, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi met government leaders in Beijing.

Myanmar swears in first elected civilian president in 50 years

Myanmar swears in first elected civilian president in 50 years

Members of Aung San Suu Kyi's victorious National League for Democracy (NLD) were in tears on Wednesday as Myanmar swore in its first president with no military ties in more than half a century.

Blocked from presidency, Suu Kyi set for Myanmar cabinet

Blocked from presidency, Suu Kyi set for Myanmar cabinet

Aung San Suu Kyi was nominated as a cabinet minister in Myanmar's civilian government, giving the democracy veteran a formal position despite being blocked from the presidency.

Suu Kyi unlikely to take formal role in new government

Suu Kyi unlikely to take formal role in new government

Myanmar democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi is unlikely to take a formal position in the incoming government of her National League for Democracy (NLD), a senior official said.