A Myanmar Army shell killed 23 cadets of an ethnic insurgent group in the deadliest attack since a ceasefire agreement broke down in 2011, the group`s deputy commander said on Thursday.
UN human rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana arrived in Yangon Thursday on an eight-day visit to Myanmar to assess the current situation in the country, official sources said.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a joint statement issued by peace negotiators of the Myanmar government and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO).
Three army men died after a military helicopter crashed in Myanmar`s Kachin state, Xinhua reported Saturday.
Myanmar state media say ethnic rebels in the country`s north have staged a deadly attack on a prison convoy.
A state-run newspaper in Myanmar on Thursday said recent battles between government troops and Kachin ethnic rebels had killed 31 people.
Myanmar`s government and
ethnic Kachin rebels met on Thursday for cease-fire talks.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
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