The Burmese army launched a series of attacks on Kokang positions in recent days using artillery, air strikes and chemical weapons, a rebel spokesman says.
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A homemade bomb was found in Myawaddy near the Burma-Thailand friendship bridge at around 7am on Monday. Anti-mine personnel from field engineering troops in nearby Thin Gan Naung successfully cleared[…]
Leaders from six Karen armed groups have formed a task force in order to combat drug production and use in the east Burmese state.
In the first of a two-part special on war crimes, DVB Debate discusses the military’s use of child soldiers.
In a nine-point statement, the two countries agree to share information regarding border issues and establish a direct channel of communication between senior officials from both sides.
The construction of a fence along Burma’s border with Bangladesh has resumed in Arakan State to stop people entering the country illegally.
An explosion at a cigarette factory in Namhkam township, northern Shan State, has left several people hospitalised and has raised suspicions that it was a planned attack. Meanwhile IDPs forced to flee the fighting are running out of food and shelter.