Mandalay police say they have arrested four young men with bomb-making equipment, including 1,000 detonators.
Mandalay-based monk U Sein Ti Ta is being sued by an army colonel for a social-media post in which he questioned the motives of military commanders.
Police Sub-lieutenant Zaw Min Htay is the third officer killed in attacks on police in Ponnagyun and Kyuaktaw townships in the past two weeks. Details are forthcoming.
Youth network, lawmaker and fellow teachers insist the pair have never been involved with ethnic armed groups, and say their prolonged detention by police is unlawful.
Four police also wounded in two explosions; in separate incident, Myanmar military sergeant killed as artillery shell strikes home in Minbya.
After strikes by joint TNLA, AA, MNDAA force in Shan and Mandalay, rebel group says the ‘counteroffensive’ will continue, warns civilians to stay out of conflict zones.
One AA fighter killed in early morning assault in Buthidaung Township, military says.
Victim, now 3, identified the suspect on CCTV footage, he says; more rallies planned for weekend as online campaigners express skepticism justice will be served
In western India, where poor farm yields have fueled early marriage to supply fields with working couples, many young women are proudly turning to police work instead.
Anti-Corruption Commission opens cases against officers who allegedly took a combined 3.65 million kyats for allowing suspects to go free on bail.
A Mandalay police officer facing investigation over the death of a detainee arrested in a cement factory protest crackdown was found at home with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.
When the suspected drug dealers resisted arrest, the police opened fire killing one man and injuring at least two others.
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.