Burma’s Rakhine clashes kill five as Thein Sein visits

BBC Asia At least five Muslims were killed by Buddhist mobs in the Burmese state of Rakhine on Tuesday, police say. The bodies of four men were found near the town of Thandwe. Earlier a 94-year-old woman was confirmed killed. Reports say terrified Muslims are hiding...

Elderly woman killed in Myanmar sectarian violence

By KHIN MAUNG WINAssociated Press THANDWE, Myanmar (AP) – Terrified Muslim families hid in forests in western Myanmar on Wednesday, one day after rampaging Buddhist mobs killed a 94-year-old woman and burned dozens of homes despite the first trip to the volatile...