The UN office says more than 536,000 people in Burma – about one percent of the country’s population – have been affected by conflict or inter-communal violence and are in need of protection.
A group of wheelchair athletes has cycled from Rangoon to Mandalay to promote the International Day of People with Disabilities.
“Ban Ki Moon used that fake name for a fake race.”
Regional heavyweights were welcomed to Burma’s new capital on Wednesday in a glittering ceremony for the opening of the 25th ASEAN Summit.
Burma’s foreign minister Wanna Maung Lwin was in New York on Wednesday to address the United Nations General Assembly.
Restoring citizenship rights for more than 800,000 stateless people in Arakan State is the “key issue” the United Nations wants resolved.
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