The Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA) demanded an explanation from the junta on why an airstrike – injuring two people and damaging two buildings – was carried out on the…
The KNU Concerned Group says the Union Accord fails to include all ethnic armed organisations and does not take into account the opinions of ethnic political parties.
The clashes between the two major ethnic armed groups are the first since they decided to stop fighting in 1988.
The remaining ethnic armed groups who are signatories to tomorrow’s ceasefire accord are removed from list of ‘unlawful associations and terrorist groups’.
A Buddhist monk is among six men to have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for the killing of a Buddhist abbot in Karen State last year.
Terrified locals in Taungoo must have thought it was WWII all over again when the Burmese army carried out testing of air-to-ground missiles.