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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar reporters in court over China chemical-arms-plant stories

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Unity Journal. The reports identified an alleged chemical weapons factory near Pakkoku, in central Myanmar’s Magway Division. The reports said the facility was run with the assistance of China, ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar journalists on trial for reporting on alleged chemical weapons factory

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:40pm by Reuters

    ... in the country's central region where the military facility is located, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper said. New Light of Myanmar said additional charges under the Official Secrets Act ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees 69 political prisoners

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:45pm by AFP

    ... said some of those freed had been convicted under the new quasi-civilian government. At least one released inmate was jailed over demonstrations against a Chinese-backed copper mine in central ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Rioting in central Myanmar leaves at least 10 dead

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Buddhist monk among dead as row at gold shop owned by Muslim triggers torching of buildings 10 killed after dispute sparks rioting A dispute between a Muslim gold-shop owner and customers in central Myanmar led to rioting in which at least 10 people died. President's office director Major Zaw Htay said those hurt on Wednesday in Meikhtila town ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar unrest pushes hapless police into firing line

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the failure of police to stop a fresh wave of Buddhist-Muslim violence in Meiktila, central Myanmar, that left 43 people dead last month. The police "just stood and watched", said local ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Buddhist mobs burn down Rohingya Muslim homes in Myanmar

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... in the central region of Sagaing, according to a regional police official. “About 150 people gathered at the police station last night, calling for them to hand over the detainee. When police did ... as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. In March dozens of people were killed in sectarian strife in the central town of Meiktila, and thousands of homes were set ablaze. The UN’s rights envoy ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Hundreds homeless after fresh Myanmar religious unrest

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Hundreds of people made homeless by Myanmar’s latest eruption of religious violence were sheltering in a school on Monday, a local MP said, after mobs torched the homes and shops of local Muslims. Around 1,000 anti-Muslim rioters rampaged through villages in Kanbalu, in the central region of Sagaing, on Saturday evening, setting fire to property ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official’s claims of attack by Buddhist mob in Myanmar dismissed

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Ojea Quintana was never in any danger during his visit this week. He said members of the crowd approached Quintana's convoy in the central city of Meikhtila only to give him a letter ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's 'tallest man' seeks medical aid in Singapore

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 01:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... was concerned about the future costs of treatment. His height brings day-to-day challenges. Win Zaw Oo has gone barefoot for most of his life in his rural village in Magway region, central Myanmar, ... height saw her exhibited at fairs in the country’s central region. Win Zaw Oo’s recent fame had led him to consider the possibility of a film career to help support his family, although he would ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN calls for talks after clash in strife-torn Myanmar region

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... into central Myanmar and left dozens dead, Quintana said the reluctance of security forces to crack down on the unrest suggested a possible state link to the fighting – a claim rejected ...




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