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Myanmar

Republic in Southeast Asia

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Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east and China to its north and northeast. Myanmar is the largest of the mainland Southeast Asian states. To its south, about one third of Myanmar's total perimeter of 5,876 km (3,651 mi) forms an uninterrupted coastline of 1,930 km (1,200 mi) along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The country's 2014 census counted the population to be 51 million people. As of 2017, the population is about 54 million. Myanmar is 676,578 square kilometres in size. Its capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon). Myanmar has been a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1997.

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Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 hours ago

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One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She hadn't looked..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Myanmar and Bangladesh will start a fresh attempt next week to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, officials..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Myanmar insurgents killed at least 15 people on Thursday, most of them members of the security forces, in attacks on an elite military college and other..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Ethnic insurgents launched fresh attacks across northern Myanmar on Thursday, burning a police post and killing at least one civilian staff member at an elite..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Ethnic insurgents launched fresh attacks at several locations across northern Myanmar early Thursday, killing at least one civilian staff member at an elite..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people, with dozens..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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