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US warns Burma over ethnic violence
Officials say that attacks on Rohingya Muslims and foreign aid groups threaten the thaw in relations with Washington Continue reading...(4/22/2014 6:22:29 AM)
Burmese insurgents call on US to enter peace talks
Last ethnic insurgent group fighting Burma government asks US to guarantee future minority rights in peace settlement The last ethnic insurgent group still fighting Burma's government has called on the US to become involved in peace efforts to guarantee future minority rights. General Gun Maw, deputy commander in chief of the Kachin Independence Army and a member of the insurgents' main ...(4/22/2014 6:15:28 AM)
UN urges Burma to investigate Rohingya deaths after latest violence
UN human rights agency says it has information of 48 Muslims killed in Rakhine by Buddhist mobs, the deadliest in a year At least 48 Muslims were killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of western Burma earlier this month, the United Nations has said, calling on the government to carry out a swift, impartial investigation and to hold those responsible accountable ...(4/24/2014 5:22:02 AM)
Colleagues and Friends Remember Win Tin
Rangoon — People across Burma mourned the passing on Monday of 84-year-old democracy activist Win Tin, a veteran journalist and co-founder of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) party.(4/21/2014 8:39:23 PM)
Burma says 22 dead in Kachin fighting this month
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma says fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels in the northeastern, strife-torn state of Kachin has left at least 22 people dead this month. The clashes in Kachin come despite efforts by President Thein Sein's government to forge a nationwide cease-fire agreement with all armed ethnic groups — a deadline that has repeatedly been pushed back because of ...(4/21/2014 12:28:17 AM)
Burma: Kachin rebel leader urges US role in peace talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of ethnic Kachin rebels fighting Burma government forces is urging U.S. involvement in peace talks to quell decades of conflict in the country's lawless border regions. Renewed clashes this month come despite efforts to forge a nationwide cease-fire agreement between the government and all armed ethnic groups.(4/21/2014 9:58:23 PM)
Election tensions rise between Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein in Burma
Reforms begin to stall ahead of next year's vote that could see National League for Democracy gain outright victory Continue reading...(4/22/2014 6:22:49 AM)
Burma and #8217;s clunkers scrapped in rush for and #8216;new and #8217; cars
RANGOON, Burma – Mike Shwe Hlaing has a lot full of used SUVs and a potentially huge market to sell them to if Burma manages to spread some of the affluence blooming in its biggest city to a poor and still mostly road-less countryside.(4/11/2014 10:16:33 AM)
Burma’s Badass Gun-toting Medics
The Free Burma Rangers are one of the few aid groups left operating in Myanmar’s contested ethnic states—and their work often straddles the line between humanitarian relief and armed activism.(4/19/2014 5:45:00 AM)
Aung San Suu Kyi wants mercy for Burma's Rohingya seeking asylum in Australia
Burma's Nobel peace prize winner gets hero's welcome in Sydney, despite discomfort on Rohingya questions Australia's rule of law "must be tempered by mercy" when dealing with asylum seekers such as the Rohingya child born in a Brisbane hospital to parents fighting to prevent their transfer to Nauru , Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said in Sydney on Wednesday evening. Suu Kyi told the ...(4/17/2014 5:36:14 PM)
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