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Attackers killed in continued clashes in Myanmar

Attackers killed in continued clashes in Myanmar

A total of 25 attackers were killed in clashes as the Myanmar’s troops conducted clearance operation in the southern state of Rakhine, reported Myawaddy, the country’s militant media.

Military lockdown cuts off UN aid to strife-hit Myanmar region

Military lockdown cuts off UN aid to strife-hit Myanmar region

Violence in a Muslim-majority region of Myanmar is stopping aid agencies from delivering food and medicines, a United Nations official said on October 18, as security forces respond to deadly raids that the government says were inspired by Islamists.

Myanmar lifts emergency state in Rakhine

Myanmar lifts emergency state in Rakhine

The Myanmar government has lifted the state of emergency imposed on western Rakhine state since 2012, according to an announcement of the country’s President's Office on March 29.