A member of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) was killed in what is believed to have been an alcohol-related shootout with government security forces in the border town of Myawaddy early Friday morning.
Leaders from six Karen armed groups have formed a task force in order to combat drug production and use in the east Burmese state.
Over 200 displaced people who were evicted from Thameelay village have spent two nights at the Karen border after authorities bar their entry into Karen state.
Unarmed soldiers from the KNU, the BGF and the KPC march together without arms in a show of unity as Karens mark their New Year at Shwe Koko.
Karen National Union and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army say they will join forces during negotiations with Burma’s government
SSA and DKBA rebels held talks in bid to work together to go on renewed offensive against the Burmese army, look to new tactics
A convoy carrying two senior Burmese govt officials recently ambushed by the DKBA near the border town of Myawaddy
Troops ordered to launch synchronised attacks against Burmese forces in a bid to weaken overall mobility of army