Nearly 1,000 Rohingya Refugees Arrive by Boat in Indonesia’s Aceh Region in One Week

Last Updated: November 20, 2023, 18:33 IST Newly-arrived ethnic Rohingya women. (PTI File) They included five groups of women and children who were afloat for days. One batch of more than 240 people was twice denied landing by residents in the Aceh Utara district, sparking concerns from human rights organizations Almost 1,000 Rohingya Muslims from … Read more

Myanmar Military Jet Crashes, Anti-junta Group Claims Shot Down

Published By: Aditi Ray Chowdhury Last Updated: November 12, 2023, 17:05 IST Nay Pyi taw, Myanmar (Burma) The country has been riven by conflict since the 2021 military coup, with multiple armed ethnic groups battling the junta on different fronts. (File Image: Reuters) In the last two weeks fighting has intensified in northern Shan state, … Read more

Above 50,000 Myanmar Civilians Displaced as Fighting between Rebels, Junta Rages

Almost 50,000 people have been displaced by fighting in northern Myanmar after an alliance of ethnic armed groups launched an offensive against the military two weeks ago, the United Nations said Friday. Fighting has raged across northern Shan state near the Chinese border in what analysts say poses the biggest military challenge to the junta … Read more

Myanmar Resistance Claims First Capture of a District Capital from the Military Government

Armed resistance groups fighting Myanmar’s military government seized a district capital in the north Monday after taking state offices and a police station in a four-day offensive, according to residents, the country’s major opposition coalition and media reports. Kawlin in Sagaing region is the first administrative capital seized by the resistance forces in continuing strife … Read more

China Cracks Down on 'Pig Butchering.' (It Isn't What You Think.)

Beijing is pursuing scam mills that operate out of secretive, dystopian compounds and swindle people worldwide.

Myanmar Junta Targets Ethnic Armed Group Near China Border

Last Updated: November 01, 2023, 16:40 IST This handout photograph taken on October 31, 2023 and released on November 1 by the Myanmar Military Information Team shows Myanmar’s military chief Min Aung Hlaing (R) shaking hands with China’s Minister of Public Security Wang Xiaohong during a meeting in Naypyidaw. (AFP) Myanmar junta’s strikes come as … Read more