Military Chiefs of Iran, Pakistan Call for Action on Rohingya Crisis

September 17, 2017 – 12:01 Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed concern about the ongoing Rohingya Muslim crisis in Myanmar, calling for Muslim world action to help end the plight of the Muslim minority. In a telephone conversation on […]

Myanmar to Hold By-Elections at End of Year

2014-03-20 Myanmar lawmakers attend a parliamentary session in Naypyidaw, Aug. 16, 2013. AFP Myanmar will hold by-elections in November or December this year to fill 30 seats in parliament and state legislatures, the country’s top polls official said Thursday, in a move that allows political parties to test their strength ahead of crucial general elections […]

2015 Elections: Review Committee deals blow to Suu Kyi’s hopes & more News

Review Committee deals blow to Suu Kyi’s hopes The Irrawaddy – 12 June 2014 The Constitutional Amendment Implementation Committee has voted overwhelmingly to recommend retaining Article 59(f) of the Constitution. In a committee meeting on 6 June, “only five members voted to amend it,” a USDP lawmaker has told The Irrawaddy, adding that committee members from the military and […]