Ministry of Information reports that government forces clashed 13 times with renegade Democratic Karen Buddhist Army troops between 11 and 15 September.
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A pro-government Karen militia engaged a local rebel group in a shootout on Friday, in the most recent episode of unrest in Burma’s east.
The Burmese army has continued operations to secure Karen State stretches of the Asian Highway, with the aid of local paramilitaries.
Discussions yet to take place on the division of territory in war-torn state that hosts valuable energy potential and largest gold deposit
Burmese troops to begin withdrawal from Democratic Karen Buddhist Army areas as ceasefire set to come into force on 6 November
Three shells land in Kawkareit town as human rights groups warns that military operations are creating a severe food shortage in Karen state
Democratic Karen Buddhist Army says planning ‘urban warfare’ campaign on govt property in Myawaddy as streets quieten and shops close
DKBA claims that Burmese troops in conflict-torn Karen state are donning plain clothes and ‘blending in’ to avoid ambush
Renegade DKBA commander assertive as he tells DVB from the front line that faction is prepared for guerilla war across Burma if the Burmese army continues its ‘offensive’
Lt-Gen Ye Myint part of a convoy of senior Burmese army officials that came under attack yesterday in eastern Karen state close to Myawaddy
Eight-month-old baby among three children drowned after boat ferrying refugees from potential flashpoint in Karen state crashes and capsizes
Rumours circulate that Democratic Karen Buddhist Army has suffered a ‘vertical split’ as junta prepares to launch an offensive in eastern Burma
Rumours circulating that the DKBA is refusing to transform into a border militia, stoking fears of an outbreak of fighting in Karen state
Jan 31, 2008 (DVB), The son-in-law of a Karen National Union commander who defected to the Burmese government side was killed by a bomb yesterday in what is thought to[…]
Nov 12, 2007 (DVB), U Seindiya, a senior monk from Aung Kaung monastery whose public service has previously been recognised by the government, has fled to the Thai-Burma border to[…]