Myanmar Kachin rebels free police captives

Armed rebels in Myanmar`s war-torn Kachin state on Tuesday said they had released three police officers abducted in a raid last week during fresh clashes with the nation`s powerful army.

Myanmar armed groups form ceasefire coordination body

Rebel ethnic armed groups in Myanmar have formed a 13-member nationwide ceasefire coordination group to make a peace deal with the government, Xinhua reported.

UN calls for humanitarian access in Myanmar`s Kachin state

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar Ashok Nigam expressed deep concern Friday over the recent clashes between government troops and the rebels in Kachin state that have blocked humanitarian access to some 1,000 civilians.

Myanmar to allow UN aid deliveries to Kachin state

The United Nations will be allowed into Myanmar`s strife-torn Kachin state to deliver humanitarian aid for the first time since a recent escalation of fighting between ethnic rebels and government troops.

Kachin rebels in Myanmar allege new air attacks

Kachin ethnic rebels in northern Myanmar say air attacks by the military are continuing, but that the guerrillas still hold key positions protecting their main base.

Ten killed in Myanmar bomb blast

At least 10 people, including two women, were confirmed dead and 23 as injured in a bomb blast that occurred in Myanmar`s northern Kachin state.