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Debris of Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board found in sea

Debris of Myanmar military plane with 116 people on board found in sea

 Pieces of a Myanmar military plane which went missing with more than 100 soldiers and family members aboard were found in the Andaman Sea late Wednesday, a local official said.

Jun 07, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

At least 160 killed in clashes on Myanmar-China border: Army

At least 160 people have died in around three months of clashes between the military and ethnic armed groups in Myanmar`s northern state of Shan, a senior Army official said Tuesday, threatening peace talks set for next month.

Feb 28, 2017, 14:24 PM IST

Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims

Muslims make up just over two percent of Myanmar`s population, government census figures showed on Thursday, undercutting claims by Buddhist hardliners that Islam poses a threat to the dominance of their faith.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

Myanmar to deport Spanish tourist for Buddha tattoo: Police

A Spanish tourist faces deportation from Myanmar over a Buddha leg tattoo that offended monks, police said Monday, in a country where the influence of religious hardliners is growing.

Jul 11, 2016, 17:43 PM IST