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UN says 15,000 flee into China as Myanmar's Army battles ethnic rebels

Up to 15,000 people may have fled across Myanmar`s border into China in the past month, a United Nations agency has said, as fighting between Myanmar`s Army and ethnic armed groups intensifies.

Myanmar rebels hold rare meet as Suu Kyi yearns for peace

Leaders of Myanmar rebel armies held talks in a war-hit border town on Wednesday, state media reported, as they prepare for a major peace conference with a government desperate to end insurgencies that have plagued the country.

Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spike: Report

Myanmar has struggled to contain bouts of deadly religious bloodshed in recent years, with rising Buddhist nationalism posing a steep challenge to the new government.

Toll rises to 104 in Myanmar landslide

Many are still missing and search and rescue operations are underway to clear the soil.

Fresh fighting in Myanmar's north despite historic poll

Fresh fighting has broken out between the military and rebel groups in Myanmar's north.

Myanmar peace talks end without resolution

Talks aimed at reaching a historic Myanmar peace agreement between the government, army and ethnic armed groups ended without resolution on Friday as negotiations stumbled on whether a deal should include all rebel groups.

Two dead, unknown number missing in Myanmar jade mine landslide

Rescuers continued to comb through rubble Thursday for victims of a landslide at a jade mine in war-torn northern Myanmar that killed at least two people, according to police.

Myanmar Kachin rebels say 23 cadets killed by Army shell

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 visits Myanmar

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 chief hails joint statement on peace in Myanmar

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 killed in Myanmar military chopper crash

Three army men died after a military helicopter crashed in Myanmar`s Kachin state, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Deadly attack in Myanmar ahead of Obama visit

Myanmar state media say ethnic rebels in the country`s north have staged a deadly attack on a prison convoy.

Myanmar: ‘31 dead in new clashes with Kachin’

A state-run newspaper in Myanmar on Thursday said recent battles between government troops and Kachin ethnic rebels had killed 31 people.

Myanmar holds new cease-fire talks with Kachin

Myanmar`s government and
ethnic Kachin rebels met on Thursday for cease-fire talks.