President U Thein Sein delivers a speech as seen on a background display as Myanmar Airforce soldiers participate in a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of Myanmar's Independence day, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, January 4, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 March 2015
The Tatmadaw will maintain its role in politics to support the transition to democracy...
White armband campaign gets underway in Yangon March 13, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
20 March 2015
A white armband campaign was launched on March 19 in Yangon and another 19 townships as a...
President U Thein Sein (C) with pilots Andre Borschberg (L) and Bertrand Piccard (R) at Mandalay International Airport on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima 
20 March 2015
President U Thein Sein met the pilots of the Solar Impulse on the morning March 20 after...
United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Ms Yanghee Lee, speaks at a news conference in Geneva on March 18 about her report earlier in the week to the UN Human Rights Council. Photo: EPA/Martial Trezzini
19 March 2015
A UN rights expert, who was harshly criticised and threatened during a recent visit to...
19 March 2015
Mawlamyine Township Court on March 18 sentenced Myanmar Post chief editor U Than Htike...
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Mandalay on March 19, 2015. Photo: Solar Impulse
19 March 2015
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in Mandalay at around 8 pm March 19 after leaving...
Survivors of the ferry vessel accident arrive at the Sittwe port, in Sittwe, western Myanmar, March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA 
19 March 2015
Myanmar will inspect all state-owned vessels after a ferry accident off the country's...
People carry their belongings as they flee from the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
18 March 2015
The Shan Human Rights Foundation has called for an end to Myanmar government shelling in...
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion after a court at Chaung-U in Sagaing Region upheld charges against him on March 17. Photo: Htin Lin Oo/Facebook
18 March 2015
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion after a court at...
Christian Solidarity Worldwide has expressed concern over the latest religious defamation cases. Sentenced to two years hard labour for insulting religion. U Tun Thurein and U Htut Ko Ko Lwin (C), followed by Mr Philip Blackwood, at Bahan Township court on March 17, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
18 March 2015
Christian Solidarity Worldwide says it is deeply concerned about the violations of...
The seventh round of ceasefire talks gets underway in Yangon. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
18 March 2015
During the seventh round of ceasefire talks between the Union Peacemaking Working...
An displaced persons camp near Sittwe in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Photo: UNHCR Myanmar/2012
18 March 2015
The prospects for constitutional change and a free and fair general election has made...

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