Myanmar military clashes with guerillas

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    Heavy Fighting Reported Between Guerillas And Myanmar Military...
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    Myanmar gov't battles ethnic rebels in country's north, where China is building power plants
    14 June`11 — Government troops in Myanmar have attacked one of the country's powerful northern militias with artillery trying to force rebel fighters from a strategic region where China is building major hydropower plants.
     
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    Granny says dem Kachin rebels want autonomy - next thing ya know, dey gonna want dey's gay rights...
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    Burma’s Kachin Conflict Escalates
    January 13, 2013 — In Burma’s north, an 18-month-long battle between Kachin rebels and Burmese troops has escalated in recent weeks, with the military’s use of airpower. While the fighting continues, Burma's ethnic leaders are gathering to discuss whether the peace process can continue.
     
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    More freedom for Burmans...
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    Myanmar abolishes 25-year ban on public gatherings
    Jan 29,`13 -- Myanmar's nearly 2-year-old reformist government has abolished a ban on public gatherings of more than five people that was ordered in 1988 on the day a military junta took power after crushing nationwide pro-democracy protests.
     
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    Why not? Obama won one...
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    Nobel laureate sees peace prize for Myanmar
    Sun, Mar 03, 2013 - REACHING OUT: Finnish Nobel Peace laureate Martti Ahtisaari on Friday met with Myanmar’s president, who is visiting Europe to strengthen political and economic ties
     
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    Opium threatens Myanmar's revolution...
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    Rising drug trade threatens Myanmar's aspirations
    Mar 24,`13 -- Deep in the lawless mountains of the Golden Triangle, sloping fields of illegal poppies have just been scraped dry for opium. This is the peak season for producing drugs here, and in Myanmar's nascent era of democratic change, the haul has only increased.

     
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    Ethnic tensions lead to massacre in Myanmar...

    Myanmar soldiers admit to killing villagers: witnesses
    Fri, Aug 12, 2016 - Seven army soldiers on trial for murder have admitted their involvement in the killing of five villagers in northern Shan State, witnesses at an unprecedented court martial said.
     

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