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Pope Francis arrives to lead the Holy mass and Presbyteral Ordination at the Suhrawardy Udyan Park in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 01 December 2017. Photo: Ettore Ferrari/EPA-EFE
04 December 2017
Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry...
Pope Francis (R) attends a prayer conducted by a Rohingya refugee during an Interreligious and Ecumenical meeting for peace at the garden of the Archbishop in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 01 December 2017. Photo: Abir Abdullah/EPA-EFE
02 December 2017
Pope Francis referred to refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh as "Rohingya" on...
Photo: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing
01 December 2017
The Foreign Ministry stated categorically on Thursday that it was no longer selling...
(File) Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds her honorary degree at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, Britain, 20 June 2012. Photo: EPA
28 November 2017
Hours before she met Pope Francis, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was stripped of the...
Rohingya Muslim refugees walk through the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on November 27, 2017. Photo: Ed Jones/AFP
28 November 2017
A group of UN experts tasked with monitoring a global treaty on discrimination against...
Pope Francis (C) boards a plane for his trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh at the Fiumicino Airport, near Rome, Italy, 26 November 2017. The Pontiff departes for an official visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh from 27 November to 03 December. Photo: Telenews/lEPA-EFE
27 November 2017
Pope Francis set off Sunday on his 21st and possibly most delicate overseas trip yet, a...
25 November 2017
The Myanmar-based Smile Education and Development Foundation is in the process of...
Pope Francis delivers his speech during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City, 22 November 2017. Photo: Fabio Frustaci/EPA-EFE
25 November 2017
Pope Francis plunges into a diplomatic minefield next week with visits to under-fire...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the media during a joint press conference with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (not pictured) after their meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 15 November 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE
23 November 2017
The United States on Wednesday toughened its stance on Myanmar, accusing the country's...
Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, 22 November 2017. Photo: Fabio Frustaci/EPA-EFE
23 November 2017
Pope Francis will meet Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar in Dhaka when he visits the...
Rohngya refugees including children and women wait outside a fence of a health clinic at the Kutupalong, Coxabazar in Bangladesh 19 November 2017. Photo: Abir Abdullah/EPA-EFE
21 November 2017
Amnesty International and 34 other humanitarian groups on Monday called for the UN Human...
A view of the assembly, during the Pledging Conference for the Rohingya Refugee Crisis, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 23 October 2017. Photo: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA-EFE
17 November 2017
UN member-states on Thursday urged Myanmar authorities to end a military campaign against...

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