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Ethnic Army Alliance Kills 14 Myanmar Police in Dawn Raid

Three ethnic armed groups that support Myanmar’s anti-junta protest movement killed 14 police officers and burned their station to the ground in a dawn raid on Saturday in northern Shan state, witnesses told RFA. The slain policemen included the chief of the Naungmon police station south of Lashio, the largest city in northern Shan state, […]Read More

Asia

Karen leader Na Kham Mwe dead

Maj-General Bo Nat Khann Mway, the Myanmar commander-in-chief of Democratic Karen Buddhist Army known by several aliases including Na Kham Mwe, died Sunday from neck cancer at his residence in Pegu Township. He was 55 years old. Read more: The NationRead More

Asia

Violence Escalates in Burma’s Rakhine State

BANGKOK – Northwest Burma’s Rakhine state remains tense after President Thein Sein dispatched troops to try to end religious and ethnic violence. The riots began after 10 ethnic-Rohingya muslims were mobbed and murdered by ethnic Rakhines, in retaliation for the gang-rape of a Rakhine girl. Local witnesses in villages in Burma’s western Rakhine state said […]Read More

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Thais warned against crossing Myanmar border at Phop Phra

TAK, May 2 – Thai nationals are advised against crossing the Myanmar border at Tak’s Phop Phra district as their safety is uncertain after the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) threatened to retaliate unless the Thai authorities removes its leader’s name from Thailand’s list of drug traffickers, the Tak governor said on Wednesday. Governor Suriya […]Read More