YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma's government is accusing ethnic rebels of trying to scuttle a nationwide peace deal, as tensions soar in the northern state of Kachin. Sporadic clashes between the army and insurgents have left more than 1,800 civilians trapped in a village....
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The United Nations' human rights chief has urged Burma's leaders to protest sexist language used by an infamous ultranationalist Buddhist monk who — during a public rally last week — called a visiting UN envoy a "bitch" and a "whore."...
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Rights groups are welcoming the release of a prominent Rohingya Muslim doctor who was arrested while trying to calm rioters during sectarian violence in western Burma....
Extremist Burmese monk Wirathu is back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The man who appeared on the cover of Time magazine with the headline 'The Face of Buddhist Terror' called the UN’s special rapporteur for human rights in Burma, Yanghee Lee, a 'bitch' and a 'whore' while addressing a crowd in Yangon, Friday....
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Trucks are on standby to try to rescue more than 1,000 civilians trapped in two villages in northern Burma where fierce fighting broke out between the Burma army and rebels. Gam Aung, a resident in Lone Khin, a town near the fighting in Kachin state, says many people, including children, are...
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