NAYPYITAW, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma”s president is holding a rare meeting with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi that also includes the country’s political and military heavyweights.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has discussed an upcoming visit to Burma/Myanmar with two of the country’s political leaders.
YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma President Thein Sein and commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing will jointly meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time Friday, less than two weeks before the arrival of President Barack Obama and other world leaders.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — An expert on Rohingya Muslims says a growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in less than two weeks.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma’s press council says the army shot dead a freelance journalist who was detained while covering clashes between ethnic rebels and government troops along the country’s rugged border.
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