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Feb 13, 2018
Two ethnic groups join Myanmar's Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, others call peace process 'ceremonial show'Two ethnic rebel groups on Tuesday joined Myanmar's long-delayed peace process, a small step forward in ending decades of civil strife. Other major groups continue to keep their distance
Jul 24, 2017
Myanmar human rights issue worsens, with Rohingyas denied access to international organisationsThe human rights situation in some of Myanmar’s states is deteriorating, with reports of the use of human shields by the armed forces, while the situation of Rohingyas has become “more complicated”, a United Nations (UN) investigator said on Monday at the end of a 12-day official mission to the country.
Dec 18, 2016
Myanmar forces occupy Gidon outpost, recapture Kachin militants' strongholdMyanmar forces have occupied Gidon outpost, a stronghold of the rebel Kachin Independence Army (KIA), in a clearance attack, Myanmar media reported on Sunday.
Oct 20, 2016
Is China launching a proxy war? Leaked IB report on North East India raises new questionsA leaked IB report has raised questions on whether China is launching a proxy war against India using militant groups like United Liberation Front Of Assam (Ulfa) along the the north eastern border of India
Nov 20, 2014
Myanmar army attack kills 22 Kachin guerrilla fightersAt least 22 guerrilla fighters from the militant wing of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) have died in a heavy artillery attack by the Myanmar army, media reported on Thursday.
Jun 10, 2014
Myanmar military 'tortures civilians' - human rights groupYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar security forces "systematically" torture civilians in conflict-racked Kachin state, a rights group said on Monday, the third anniversary of renewed fighting between government forces ethnic minority insurgents in the northern state. The Bangkok-based Fortify Rights group said it interviewed 78 survivors and witnesses of torture perpetrated by Myanmar's army, police and military intelligence agency
Feb 21, 2014
Jade boulder that could weigh up to 50 tons unearthed in MyanmarThe raw jade was discovered by villages and small scale miners in the gem-rich region of Hpakant just over a week ago, but since it's still half buried, it's impossible to know its exact size
May 31, 2013
US urges Myanmar to remove its two child policy for MuslimsExpressing deep concerns, the United States has appealed to Myanmar to immediately shun its plan of a two-child policy for Rohingya Muslims.
Mar 14, 2013
Paradox of power: The incredibly shrunken Suu KyiIn the year since she entered mainstream politics, Aung San Suu Kyi has fallen in the esteem of her erstwhile supporters.
Jan 14, 2013
Myanmar rebels claim army artillery strike kills 3 in LaizaLaiza has been attacked with artillery several times since last month. The conflict in the region has escalated since the government began bombing rebel positions with an unprecedented wave of helicopter and jet fighters last month.