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Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the New Colombo Plan Reception during the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, special summit on March 17, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. Australia is hosting leaders from the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations during the 3-day special summit.

Canada’s parliament unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader of her honorary citizenship

Canada has been doubling down on its criticism of human-rights abuses around the world. In August, it called out Saudi Arabia for arresting several prominant human-rights activists. Now Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is Canada's latest target in the crackdown.

In Myanmar, economic opportunity and a renewed commitment to democracy are on the horizon if leader Aung San Suu Kyi wants them

Supporters had looked to Aung San Suu Kyi for hope after decades of military rule in Myanmar. But with hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the country for refugee camps in Bangladesh and two Reuters journalists being imprisoned for seven years, many Burmese are questioning her reforms

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said jailed Reuters journalists can appeal their sentences

Suu Kyi also said that in hindsight, her handling of the Rohingya crisis could have been dealt with "better."

This 24-year-old Goldman Sachs banker wants to solve the global water crisis — and the bank just gave him $150,000 to get started

For most of us, working a job in Goldman Sachs' prestigious securities division would be easily enough stress and workload, but for Hamza Farrukh, it's not enough.
Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland has words "Iran" and "Pompeo" written on her hand

Canada’s foreign minister keeps scribbling notes on her hand, and they could provide clues about the NAFTA talks

Canadian foreign minster Chrystia Freeland keeps writing notes on her hand after NAFTA meetings with terms including Iran, Caltrain, BBQ, and Sunset. The scribbles may provide clues about the country's foreign policy and NAFTA stances.
Adam Mosseri.

Facebook official who oversees the news feed says his team loses sleep over the site’s alleged role in Myanmar ‘ethnic cleansing’

"As far as the Myanmar situation is concerned, social media is Facebook, and Facebook is social media," a UN investigator said.

Satellite images show how large the Rohingya refugee camps have grown as people flee Myanmar

The camps are now home to more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees.
Rohingya refugee women cry while crossing the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh in Teknaf, Bangladesh, November 12, 2017.

Brutal images show the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar that the US just called ‘ethnic cleansing’

Multiple human-rights groups have labeled Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya as ethnic cleansing.
Rohingya refugees in Balukhali, Bangladesh. The Rohingya have been called the most persecuted minority in the world

Heartbreaking stories of atrocity are coming out of Myanmar — here’s what Rohingya refugees say is happening on the ground

Myanmar's campaign to wipe out the Rohingya has been labeled "ethnic cleansing" by the UN. Here are some of most harrowing stories coming out of the region.