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Money Talks: Myanmar marks 70 years of independence

Myanmar is marking 70 years of independence from British rule, but celebrations have been low-key. The country's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was nowhere to be seen at official ceremonies. Her government has been facing global condemnation over the Rohingya refugee crisis in Rakhine state. And as Laila Humairah reports, that area is central to the country's economic ambitions. For more, we are joined by Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, from London.

Rohingya Muslims at ‘Risk of Genocide’

Rohingya Muslims at ‘Risk of Genocide’

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: UN envoys visit Myanmar's Rakhine state

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: UN envoys visit Myanmar's Rakhine state

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Details of massacre in Rakhine state released

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Details of massacre in Rakhine state released

Money Talks: China's 2017 economic growth beats estimates

Money Talks: China's 2017 economic growth beats estimates

HRW accuses Israel of apparent war crimes in Gaza attack

HRW accuses Israel of apparent war crimes in Gaza attack

Tong Ying-kit found guilty of terrorism, inciting secession

Tong Ying-kit found guilty of terrorism, inciting secession

President imposes month-long curfew and bans gatherings

President imposes month-long curfew and bans gatherings

Iran approves dating app to promote marriage

Iran approves dating app to promote marriage

Indonesian volunteers provide oxygen tanks to patients

Indonesian volunteers provide oxygen tanks to patients

Biden administration set to draw down combat troops in Iraq

Biden administration set to draw down combat troops in Iraq

President Saied suspends parliament, sacks prime minister

President Saied suspends parliament, sacks prime minister

Why is Tunisia's president being accused of a 'coup'?

Why is Tunisia's president being accused of a 'coup'?

Delta variant causes huge surge in cases globally

Delta variant causes huge surge in cases globally

Canada's reckoning after discovery of over 1000 graves

Canada's reckoning after discovery of over 1000 graves

South Sudanese mothers struggle to make a living amid virus

South Sudanese mothers struggle to make a living amid virus

President Saied suspends parliament, sacks prime minister

President Saied suspends parliament, sacks prime minister

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