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EU extends Myanmar arms sales embargo

The Council of European Union on Monday, April 29 extended a ban on selling arms to Myanmar and prolonged sanctions against high-ranking officials over...

Russia to Supply Six SU-30 Fighter Jets to Myanmar

The visit of the Russia Minister of Defence General of the Army Sergei Shoigu has given additional impetus to military and technical cooperation between...

Myanmar Signs Deal to Buy Thunder Fighter from Pakistan

Though four Chinese civilians were killed by bombs dropped by MiG-29 fighters of the Myanmar Air Force, sources from Pakistan's Ministry of Defense said...
People displaced by the fighting in Burma's Laukai approach a rescue convoy

Myanmar declares emergency in war-torn region as fighting rages

Myanmar on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in a conflict-torn border region, where ferocious fighting between the army and ethnic rebels has sent...

India probing presence of Swedish arms in Myanmar

India is investigating how Swedish-made weapons bought by its army turned up in Myanmar, a minister visiting Yangon said Saturday, denying New Delhi had...

Amnesty accuses Myanmar military

Amnesty International on Thursday accused Myanmar's military of committing crimes against humanity in ethnic conflict zones, where ongoing fighting has overshadowed sweeping political changes. The...

Myanmar president reaffirms army role

Myanmar's nominally-civilian president sought to reaffirm the status of the country's military on Wednesday, giving credit to the army and the former junta for...

Obama sends Clinton to Myanmar to probe reforms

President Barack Obama said Friday he would send Hillary Clinton on the first trip to Myanmar by a US secretary of state for 50...

US intercepted North Korea ship over arms fears

The US Navy intercepted a North Korean ship suspected of carrying missiles or other weapons to Myanmar and made it turn back, a senior...

Army-backed party claims victory in Myanmar vote

YANGON: The Myanmar military's political proxy claimed victory Tuesday in the country's widely criticised first election in 20 years, saying it had won about...