Political monk U Wirathu in custody

Fugitive controversial monk U Wirathu, wanted for sedition, has surrendered to police after a year-long manhunt. The arrest of the ultranationalist comes less than a week before the general election. U Wirathu is a founder of the Association for the

US adds Myanmar to travel ban

The United States will add Myanmar to its controversial travel ban. The US Department of Homeland Security announced that starting February 21, citizens from Myanmar (along with five other countries) will not be eligible for immigration visas, althou
Death sentence for two killers of lawyer U Ko Ni

Death sentence given to killers of lawyer U Ko Ni

Two of four defendants implicated in the killing of prominent lawyer U Ko Ni were sentenced to death. Ko Ni, a constitutional expert and legal adviser to the NLD, was gunned down at Yangon International Airport on January 29, 2017. He was also one of