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.