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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.
An Associated Press investigation uncovers ships believed to be carrying enslaved fishermen, many of whom may be Burmese.
Thilawa’s new oil storage and terminal were opened on Sunday, bringing the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) one step closer to completion.
A spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that 40,000 people had been “seriously affected” and that the UN was ready to provide aid.