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The Arakan Army claims to have captured a Tatmadaw captain in armed clashes in Rakhine State on March 29, 2015. Arakan Army soldiers. Photo: Arakan Army/Facebook
Monday, March 30 2015

Two armed clashes between units of the Arakan Army and government troops in Rakhine State on March 29 saw the capture of ...

Solar Impulse 2 aircraft inside its inflatable hanger at the Mandalay International Airport in Mandalay, Myanmar, on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Monday, March 30 2015

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Mandalay early on Monday and headed for China’s Chongqing, the fifth flight of a landmark journey to ...

Panel discussion underway on Day 2 of the IPI World Congress on March 28, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Sunday, March 29 2015

As a small group of protesters stood outside, participants at the International Press Institute world congress discussed ...

The flag of the European Union flies outside of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Photo: Patrick Seeger/EPA
Saturday, March 28 2015

The government has criticised a European Union resolution adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on March 27, ...

Journalists gather during a demonstration to mark “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists” in Yangon on November 2, 2014. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, March 28 2015

Beaten by batons, locked up, threatened with lengthy prison sentences: how is a journalist to react to the threat posed by uniformed or ...

Saturday, March 28 2015

The Kokang fighters battling with Myanmar government troops in Shan State has denied reports it is recruiting Chinese nationals to serve as mercenaries in its fight to reclaim territory in the country’s remote Kokang border region, according the Radio Free Asia on March 27.

Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold up an umbrella with a placard reading: 'Undur Najib (Step down Najib)' during a 'Kita Lawan' (Fight Back) rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 7, 2015. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
Saturday, March 28 2015

Malaysian police have arrested two politicians and a political activist as they seek to thwart a March 28 protest march demanding ...

Dams pose serious challenges on a social, environmental and sustainable level in Myanmar. Ye Ywar Hydro Power Dam, Myanmar. Photo: UNTLAW/Panoramio
Saturday, March 28 2015

Earlier this month a coalition of Karen environmental community based groups, the Karen River Watch, joined local villagers to protest the building of ...

Myanmar opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi talks to media representatives as she leaves after Myanmar's Union Parliament regular assembly in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 26, 2015, the day before Armed Forces Day. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Saturday, March 28 2015

Myanmar's opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi snubbed a grand annual parade showcasing military strength for the first time in ...

Students on motorcycles shout slogans during a protest against the violent police crackdown in Letpadan and calling to free all detained students, in Mandalay on March 27, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Saturday, March 28 2015

Police are reported to have made several arrests after students to the streets across Myanmar on March 27 to demand the release of ...

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