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Myanmar Army overruns Kachin rebel camps as fighting escalates

A separate military campaign in Rakhine state, which has forced 655,000 Rohingya Muslims over the border into Bangladesh, has dominated global attention.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Dreaded NSCN-K chief Khaplang dead

Official sources said that the leader of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) who had been ailing for quite sometime, died following a cardiac arrest.

Jun 09, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

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.

Dec 20, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

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.

Jul 02, 2016, 08:41 AM IST

Toll rises to 104 in Myanmar landslide

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

Nov 23, 2015, 07:48 AM IST

Fresh fighting in Myanmar's north despite historic poll

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

Nov 18, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

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.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

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.

Nov 20, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

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).

Feb 07, 2013, 11:55 AM IST

Three killed in Myanmar military chopper crash

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

Jan 12, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Nov 16, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

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.

May 04, 2012, 20:35 PM IST

Myanmar holds new cease-fire talks with Kachin

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

Jan 19, 2012, 18:14 PM IST