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6 Years Gone: Myanmar woman escapes brutal China captivity

GUCHENG, China (AP) — They were the first photos Marip Lu had ever taken of her son, and it broke her heart to think they might be the last. The 3-year-old was standing in their livi...

6 Years Gone: Myanmar woman escapes brutal China captivity

GUCHENG, China (AP) — They were the first photos Marip Lu had ever taken of her son, and it broke her heart to think they might be the last. The little boy was standing in their livi...

Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea for 9 days

BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among the group of 76 rescued in Indonesian waters in a wooden boat says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group ...

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroyi...

Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decade-long prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung ...

Myanmar police nab suspect for bomb tossed at Suu Kyi's home

Police in Myanmar said they arrested a man suspected of tossing a crude firebomb at the residence of the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, but have yet to ascertain his motive. An ...

In strife-torn Myanmar, love trumps hate for a rare couple

THETKABYIN, Myanmar (AP) — In her dreams, Setara walks hand in hand with her Muslim husband through the streets of the seaside Myanmar town they grew up in. They visit old friends, share a meal with f...

2017 in review: 'Disruption, despair and dumpster fires'

NEW YORK (AP) — The news alerts gushed in: An attack on a concert, a church, an ice cream parlor ; an assailant wielding a gun or hammer or acid . There's an earthquake in Mexico, a monsoon in India, ...

Correction: Myanmar-Foreign Ministers story

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — In a Nov. 20 story from Naypyitaw, Myanmar, The Associated Press wrongly transcribed remarks by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi at a meeting of foreign ministers. According ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TRUMP — Wrapping up an Asia tour, Trump says that all countries that trade with the U.S. "know that the rules have changed." By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin. SENT: 830 words, photos. ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TRUMP — President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with a summit and meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war. By J...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

MYANMAR-SUU KYI — Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled i...

Suu Kyi makes 1st visit to conflict-torn northern Rakhine

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is visiting conflict-torn northern Rakhine state for the first time and her government says a repatriation plan for the hundreds of thousands of ...

2 Myanmar pastors sentenced to prison for supporting rebels

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court sentenced two ethnic Kachin Baptist pastors to prison terms on Friday on charges of supporting rebels and defaming the military, their lawyers said. ...

Myanmar claims success in stopping exodus; refugees disagree

BANGKOK (AP) — More Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar streamed toward the border Friday, despite government assurances that it was stopping the massive exodus of refugees to Bangladesh. ...