Attack on police van in Maungdaw is third such incident by Rohingya insurgents this year.
Police accuse the rebel group of abducting the relatives in an act of terrorism. The Arakan Army claims it was rescuing the relatives from a military bombing run.
On this day in 1956, seventh-grader Harry Tan was shot dead by police in the country’s first of many brutal crackdowns on student protests in post-independence Myanmar.
Thirty-one years ago today on Pyay Road in Yangon, Tada Phyu —"the white bridge" in Burmese — ran red with the blood of student protesters caught in a brutal government crackdo
Authorities said the explosion occurred while staff at a General Administration Department office were burning trash outdoors. Police denied speculation that a bomb was involved.
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Authorities said a waterproof layer of concrete added in recent years to the top of the pagoda, which dates back to A.D. 4, was damaged but nothing was stolen.
Thai police are searching for three suspects who were seen arguing with the couple over a cow the night of the attack, said U Zayar, a community volunteer.
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The family of Ko Aung Aung believes the taxi driver was beaten by Yangon police while in custody and died from his injuries.
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Defense lawyer says evidence may be tainted because at least one phone was used after it was confiscated.
Prosecution witness Major Aung Kyaw San said police did not have a warrant to search the phones because the reporters were accused under the Official Secrets Act.