KNU Urges All Karen to Participate in Political Process in New Year Message

Armed group repeats its hope that informal talks can get stalled peace process back on track

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Analysis: Kowtowing to the ‘Prince of Evil’

Many of ex-spy chief Gen. Khin Nyunt’s victims have forgiven him; by lavishing him with respect, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein goes too far.

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Yangon Timeout

The Irrawaddy’s new and improved events list is your guide to the best food, family, art and music events happening in Yangon over the next seven days.

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AA Gathering Evidence of Tatmadaw’s Human Rights Abuses

The AA said they have evidence of violations of human rights committed by government troops during the recent spate of conflict in northern Rakhine.

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Fruit Growers’ Losses Mount Due to Muse Border Checkpoint Closure

Military closed Jin San Jiao Gate on Dec. 26; gov’t has yet to respond to requests for information from farmers, whose produce is spoiling at border

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