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Souring ties? Myanmar official accuses China of meddling in rebel peace talks
Rights groups condemn Myanmar’s Rohingya plan

Human rights groups on Friday condemned a Myanmar government plan that could force thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims into detention camps indefinitely if they do not qualify for citizenship.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Human rights groups on Friday condemned a Myanmar government plan that could force thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims into detention camps indefinitely if they do not qualify for citizenship.

Rights groups condemn Myanmar’s Rohingya plan
Scripted visit to Myanmar may help build presidential legacy for Obama
Myanmar pardons 500 prisoners, dissidents in latest amnesty

Myanmar pardoned more than 500 prisoners on Monday in an amnesty that included political detainees,  a step that could strengthen the state’s growing bonds with Washington.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Myanmar pardoned more than 500 prisoners on Monday in an amnesty that included political detainees,  a step that could strengthen the state’s growing bonds with Washington.

Myanmar pardons 500 prisoners, dissidents in latest amnesty
Myanmar sets curfew after new violence in northwest
Riot police quell Myanmar mine protest

Riot police fired water and tear gas on Thursday to break up a protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and a Chinese arms manufacturer.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Riot police fired water and tear gas on Thursday to break up a protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and a Chinese arms manufacturer.

Riot police quell Myanmar mine protest
Obama's Myanmar trip 'no threat to Chinese interests'
Myanmar to hold peace talks in China with Kachin rebels

The KIA said in a statement the Chinese government “will take a role as a witness and mediate during the meeting” adding that it urged “the Kachin community, our friends and supporters around the world to pray for our leaders.”

3 Feb 2013 - 11:16AM

The KIA said in a statement the Chinese government “will take a role as a witness and mediate during the meeting” adding that it urged “the Kachin community, our friends and supporters around the world to pray for our leaders.”

Myanmar to hold peace talks in China with Kachin rebels
Myanmar to profit from controversial Chinese-backed mine