More Than 1,000 New IDPs Reported in Kachin State

The displaced have sought refuge in two churches in Namti town, following clashes between the Myanmar Army and the KIA.

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Naga Faction Signing NCA Hinges on Cross-border Agreement

The Naga NSCN-K faction says it will not sign the ceasefire agreement unless it covers Naga people in both Myanmar and India.

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Impossible to Remove Tatmadaw from Politics: Army Colonel

Representatives from both sides of Myanmar’s government spar over civilian-military relations at a public forum in Naypitaw.

The post From The Irrawaddy

India Plans to Deport Rohingya, Regardless of UN Registration

India considers 40,000 Rohingya Muslims illegal immigrants, despite many of them registering as refugees.

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Army Orders Villagers to Stay Out of Rakhine’s Mayu Mountains

The verbal order follows intensified troop deployment in the region.

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Myanmar Army Questions NMSP After it Defies Military Parade Ban

The New Mon State Party held a military parade on Mon Revolution Day after being banned by the Myanmar Army from doing so anywhere but party headquarters.

The post From The Irrawaddy

No Easy Way to Improve Myanmar’s Economy, Experts Say

At a forum on economic development in Naypyitaw, NLD and military economists lock horns on combatting Myanmar’s sluggish economy.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Govt Security Adviser Defends Rakhine Troop Deployment

Says enhanced troops are solely for security purposes and that security in the region is the responsibility of the Myanmar Army.

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Hundreds Protest Aid Agencies in Rakhine

Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including state capital Sittwe.

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