U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state "constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya." We asked experts take a look at what’s being done to address the situation, and what’s next.
By Layla Quran
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the U.S. is deeply concerned by “credible reports” of atrocities committed by Myanmar’s security forces and called for an independent investigation into a humanitarian crisis in which hundreds of…
By Esther Htusan, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. is lifting economic sanctions and restoring trade benefits to former pariah state Myanmar as he met with Aung San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner who is now the nation's de…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
The U.S. business lobby says it is high time to drop the remaining U.S. sanctions on Myanmar, but human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers say not so fast.
By Michael D. Regan and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is congratulating democracy crusader Aung San Suu Kyi for the success of her opposition party in Myanmar's historic elections.
By News Desk
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has won a majority of parliamentary seats in the country’s first free elections in 25 years, and on Wednesday the government promised a stable transition of power.
By PBS NewsHour
Though the outcome is still not certain, the historic election in Myanmar was a day 25 years in the making. Judy Woodruff takes a closer look at the struggle for democracy with Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights Tom…
Myanmar is on track to hand a landslide election victory to the party of former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports on the drama leading up to outcome.
In Myanmar, the country's freest election ever this weekend will determine control of the nation's parliament, which is still dominated by the military. Aung San Suu Kyi leads the main opposition party and is seeking re-election. Suzanne DiMaggio of The…
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