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600,000 Rohingya Still in Myanmar at 'Serious Risk of Genocide', Says UN

Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a "serious risk of genocide", UN investigators said Monday, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from the country by the army remains "impossible".

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Myanmar Clashes between Army and Rebels Force Thousands from Home

An army helicopter buzzes overhead and ambulances travel up wet empty roads in Myanmar's northeast, ferrying aid to thousands of residents displaced by fresh clashes between rebels and the military.

Burnt-out cars and bullet casings lie along the road to Shan state's Kutkai -- a town ringed by mountains, poppy fields, and a patchwork of ethnic armed groups fighting for more autonomy and control over land and resources.

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Myanmar Rebels Carry out Unprecedented Attack on Military Academy

Myanmar's military was Thursday fighting rebels who mounted an unprecedented strike at an army academy killing at least one, apparently in retaliation for massive drug seizures.

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Myanmar Landslide Kills 22, Many More Feared Missing

At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing.

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Myanmar Frees Two Reuters Journalists in Amnesty

Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release.

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Outcry Mounts over Deaths in Custody in Myanmar's Rakhine

The deaths of three ethnic Rakhine men in Myanmar military custody and the secret cremation of their bodies has provoked outrage, as fears over military impunity increase in the intensifying conflict with Rakhine rebels.

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Myanmar Court Jails Rakhine Leader for 20 Years for Treason

A Myanmar court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent ethnic Rakhine leader to 20 years in jail for treason, a verdict likely to intensify anger amid fighting between the ethnic group and the army.

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New Myanmar Unrest Panics Rohingya in Border Limbo

Panic is gripping thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees living in no-man's land on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, with daily clashes between Myanmar security forces and ethnic Rakhine insurgents.

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Myanmar Military Brutality against Rohingya 'Hard to Fathom', UN Investigator

The level of brutality used by Myanmar's military against the Rohingya minority is "hard to fathom", a UN investigator said Tuesday, presenting a damning report calling for top generals to be prosecuted for genocide.

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U.N. Visit to Myanmar's Rakhine State Thwarted by 'Bad Weather'

A U.N. visit to Myanmar's conflict-battered Rakhine state was postponed Thursday, thwarting efforts to reach the epicenter of violence for the first time since the start of a massive exodus of minority Rohingya Muslims.

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