Nepal and Myanmar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday on the establishment of Bilateral Consultation Mechanism at the Foreign Ministry level. They also signed an agreement on exemption of visa requirements for the holders of diplomatic and official (special) passports.
A crude petrol bomb was tossed into the residential compound of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday morning, but she was not at home and damage was minor, officials said, Associated Press reported.
Human rights activists have staged a demonstration outside the Myanmar embassy at Nakkhu, Lalitpur on Wednesday demanding that the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar be stopped at the earliest.
Sayed ul-Haq, a Rohingya man in his 20s, looks at his mobile phone every now and then. What he wants is updates on the situation in Myanmar from where, according to various humanitarian agencies including the United Nations,
Myanmar goes to the polls on Saturday for the first time since Aung San Suu Kyi's party swept to power a year ago, in an early indication of views on her leadership amid increased fighting with armed ethnic groups and slower economic growth.
The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Myanmar's security forces said on Friday his group would keep fighting "even if a million die" unless the country's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, took action to protect the religious minority.