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Staff at work in the dispensary of one of the MSF clinics providing medical care and treatment for patients with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis or sexually transmitted diseases in Yangon. Photo: P.K. Lee/MSF
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the opening of the Yadana Hninsi housing complex on 24 December 2016. Photo: Mizzima
A parliament building in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
In this photograph taken October 11, 2016, rebels belonging to the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) ethnic group move towards the frontline near Laiza in Kachin state. Hkun Lat/AFP
A man using a mobile phone transports his goods in a trishaw in central Yangon's busy Strand Road on December 14, 2016. Photo: Romeo Gacad/AFP
In this photograph taken on September 7, 2016, an armed police is posted on a road during a visit of former UN secretary general Kofi Annan Muslim Rohingya at the Aung Mingalar displacement camp for the minority Muslim Rohingya in Sittwe after the Rakhine State has been effectively split on religious grounds between Buddhists and Muslims since bouts of communal violence tore through the state in 2012, killing scores and forcing tens of thousands to flee. Photo: Romeo Gacad/AFP
Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA). Photo: Mizzima
Photo: Arakan Army