Myanmar Army and Shan State Clash in Northern Myanmar Leaving at Least 19 Dead

Aye Myint, a police officer in Muse, said the death toll was 19, and that rebel fighters used small arms as well as mortars.

Myanmar Army and Shan State Clash in Northern Myanmar Leaving at Least 19 Dead

  SHAN STATE – An ethnic rebel group launched an attack against Myanmar’s military in a northern town on Saturday, leaving at least 19 people dead and 20 injured, including civilians, officials said. The Ta’ang National Liberation Army launched three attacks just after 5 a.m. in the town of Muse in Shan state, government spokesman […]

Mahathir, Anwar Step in as Tensions Flare within Malaysia’s New Ruling Coalition Government

“The transition of power in Malaysia will be like water finding a new level, these things won’t be resolved quickly,”

Mahathir, Anwar Step in as Tensions Flare within Malaysia’s New Ruling Coalition Government

  KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim tried to ease a rift within the ruling alliance on Sunday after differences erupted between their supporters over cabinet positions. In a statement from his hospital bed, Anwar said he had told members of his People’s Justice Party (PKR) to ensure […]