Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi hopes the country will reach a lasting peace with its ethnic minority groups after seven decades of strained relations and armed conflict.
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum says it is rescinding the award due to Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction over what it called "mounting evidence of genocide" committed by the Myanmar military against civilians from the Rohingya minority.
New Mon State Party and Lahu Democratic Union sign a ceasefire agreement in Myanmar's capital, joining eight other groups who had already signed. Some powerful rebel armies continue to fight and have resisted entering the ceasefire deal.
Myanmar may have its first democratically elected government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, but the military continues to pull the strings and journalists, poets and critics of the regime are still being put behind bars.
Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson met with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital Naypyidaw. The meeting followed Johnson's visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, where nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary.
UN chief tells the Nobel laureate that displaced Rohingya should be allowed to return to their homes in Myanmar while Suu Kyi ignores journalist who asked if the Rohingya were citizens of Myanmar.
Amnesty International accuses Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her government of burying their heads in the sand, while UN investigators demanded full, unfettered access to Myanmar.
Amid mounting criticism over what the United Nations has termed the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, leader Aung San Suu Kyi expresses sorrow over the crisis and appealed to the international community for help.
The insurgent group, The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, declared a month-long unilateral ceasefire beginning from Sunday to enable the delivery of aid to affected civilians.
Anti-apartheid activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu makes rare comment about fellow Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi's silence over Rohingya abuses.
Muslim-majority countries put pressure on Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis as the UN warns of ethnic cleansing and regional destabilisation.
Human rights activists had a lot of hope when Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League For Democracy came into power last year. But the expectations have not been met.
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