Air and ground forces deployed against Laiza, other bases in wake of Kachin Independence Army’s April 6 attack on Tatmadaw outpost
The NMSP wrapped up a three-day meeting on Wednesday to explain its reasons for signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement in February and to gather public feedback.
"You must come with me," Abdu Shakur told his wife. "If we stay here, they'll kill us all."
U Win Myat Aye told the Rohingya to set aside the past and prepare to "go back to your own residences," promising new villages would be built with hospitals and schools.
The UN refugee agency is set to sign an MoU with Bangladesh laying out a framework for the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, an agency spokesman said.
Major-General Tun Myat Naing says FPNCC would be open to NCA with some changes; AA ‘welcomes’ China’s Silk Road project
The ADB says it expects the country's GDP growth rate to hit 7.2 percent by 2019, so long as the government follows through on much-needed reforms.
Rights groups say he was merely giving KNLA soldier a lift; note that KNU has signed the peace agreement
Lifestyles are changing as more people have phones and motorbikes, says draft study
Yangon's northern district court on Wednesday rejected a request to dismiss the charges against two Reuters reporters accused of violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
The army said seven soldiers have been sentenced to "10 years in prison with hard labor in a remote area" for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in September.
Collapse posing major transportation headaches for Irrawaddy Region residents
U Win Myat Aye vows to set the record straight; will to discuss delayed repatriation with counterparts
The government and the Karenni National Progressive Party say they have agreed to hold formal talks to improve relations later this month in Karenni State.
Sources say despair and strife — and the fear of repatriation, or relocation to a desolate island — are driving Rohingya to flee Bangladesh's refugee camps, even the country.