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Breaking news: Muslim student girl hacked by Buddhists in Mandalay

Burma Times: By Theing Hlaing 21 July 2014

Today 21.7.2014,at Read More

Arrests made over Mandalay killings

Police in Mandalay have arrested a number of people in connection with the killing of two men, a Buddhist and a Muslim, at the height of religiousRead More

New UN rights envoy makes first visit to Burma

Burma Times: 17 July 2014

YANGON, Burma (AP) — The new U.N. special envoy to Burma for human rights is making her first visit to theRead More

national news

Jailing of Journalists “Reminiscent of the Press Oppression Seen Under the Military Junta”

Burma Times: 21 July 2014

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners has said in a statement that Burma’s government is suppressingRead More

Human Trafficker sells Rohingya girls as sex slave in India

Burma Times: 20 July 2014

As you are aware, Many Rohingya people left their home country Myanmar to save their lifeRead More

Thai Junta to Repatriate Rohingya Muslims

Burma Times: 15 July 2014

BANGKOK — An announcement by Thailand military government of plans to repatriate more than 100,000 RohingyaRead More

World News

13 IDF soldiers killed in Gaza as Operation Protective Edge death toll climbs to 18

Burma Times: 20 July 2014

Military announces that 13 Israeli soldiers from Golani Brigade were killed since Saturday night in fightingRead More

Saudi Arabia criticizes UN for inaction over Gaza aggression

Burma Times: 15 July 2014

New York, Saudi Arabia has criticized the UN Security Council for not taking effective action toRead More

Israel continues Gaza bombardment, pushing death toll past 120

Two people at Palestinian charity for the disabled reported to be among the latest victims of Operation Protective Edge

Israel hasRead More

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Burma News

Ooredoo announces distributors for Burma mobile rollout

Burma Times: 21 July 2014

Ooredoo, one of two international telecoms operating in Burma, announced distributors for its low-cost mobile devices on Friday. The Qatari company pledges to provide affordable devices and SIM cards to the…Read More

Arakan Minister Struggles to Gain Trust of Rohingyas

Burma Times: 17 July 2014

RANGOON — The newly appointed chief minister of Burma’s conflict-torn Arakan State appears to be struggling to win the trust of Rohingya Muslims, who continue to live in squalid camps after…Read More

Article

Attacks against Muslims spread: Now targets in Sri Lanka

Burma Times: By Harun Yahya 17 July 2014

Sri Lanka is an island in the Indian Ocean that recently grabbed the international headlines with fresh Buddhist attacks on Muslims.

With a population of 20 million, 70% of  Sri Lankans are Buddhist, with Muslims constituting theRead More

Instilling religious values in politics is a must for peace

Burma Times: 10 July 2014 By Adnan Oktar (Harun Yahya)

Throughout its history, Middle East — the land of the prophets — has been the starting point of peace and harmony envisaged in the divine revelations. People learned to coexist as a result of the preachingRead More

Burma’s blindness to Islamophobia

04 July 2014

Burma Times: The Islamophobic violence in Burma that erupted with murderous attacks on the country’s Rohingya Muslims has now spread to Mandalay, where Buddhist thugs this week attacked a mosque and a Muslim-owned tea shop.

Two people were killed in the riot in whichRead More

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Burma’s forgotten Muslims – even more forgotten

by  admin
Bakir Oweida

Burma Times: 20 July 2014

I wanted to take a break from the scenes of murder and destruction in Gaza so I grabbed the latest edition of TIME magazine which I bought last Saturday. The contents page gave me a roughRead More

Analysis on Bangladesh-Myanmar border tensions pinch desperate Rohingya

by  admin
Bangladesh Myanmar Refugees

By Ibrahim Shah and Mohamed Ibrahim Dobashi

Editorial, 12 July 2014

Burma Times: In fact it is deplorable that the international media has been publishing inaccurate news concerning the state backed violence occurred over Rohingya in Arakan in mid JuneRead More

Sports News

Pitbull song continues trend of hit and miss World Cup music

Burma Times: 11 June 2014

The release of an official World Cup song to accompany the football tournament has become tradition. They used to be sungRead More

Atletico Madrid: Simeone admits to mistake over injured Costa

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone admitted he made a mistake in picking Diego Costa for the Champions League final.

Costa was substituted with a hamstring injuryRead More

Early goal crucial, says Wolfsburg’s Olic

Burma Times. 20 April Germanay

Wolfsburg attacker Ivica Olic said early aggression helped his side to a crucial 3-1 Bundesliga win over Hamburg on Saturday.

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Kitchee remain unbeaten in AFC Cup

Hong Kong club are now just one win away from reaching the knockout stage after brushing aside Myanmar side. Unbeaten Kitchee moved a step closer to the AFCRead More

El Ahmadi impressed with new recruits

Burma Times – Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi insists that loan duo Ryan Bertrand and Grant Holt are welcome additions to the squad.

Bertrand andRead More

Oman slam four past Myanmar

Burma Times – Muscat: Philippe Burle-coached Oman routed Myanmar by a 4-0 margin in their opening match as the inaugural AFC Under-22 Championship got to an excitingRead More

Oman open AFC U-22 campaign against Myanmar today

Muscat:Burma Times – As the AFC Under-22 Championship is set for kick-off today, coaches from South Korea, Jordan and Myanmar have said that Oman is a strongRead More

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Health

‘My brother’s attitude made me rape and HIV victim at 15’

By Isaac Olamikan / Special Correspondent, Abuja

For 10 years now, Joanna (not real name) has being going through hell as a result of her youthfulRead More

10 Exercise Cheats That Blow Your Calorie Burn

by Linda Melone
You put in the time and effort, show up at the gym, and pride yourself in not taking shortcuts. So why is the scaleRead More

9 Ways to Save Money on Healthy Food

Have you ever seen a coupon for some overly processed cookie and thought, “Why aren’t there coupons for kale?!” According to a recent study, which lookedRead More