President U Thein Sein inspects an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur on March 12 at the start of a two-day state visit to Malaysia. U Thein Sein’s discussions with the Malaysian Prime Minister, Mr Najib Razak, would involve bilateral issues and matters of regional concern, the Malaysian government said. Malaysia this year holds the rotating chairmanship of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Photo: Azhar Rahim/EPA
13 March 2015
Myanmar President Thein Sein arrived in Kuala Lumpur on March 12 for a two-day stay, his...
Student protester Ma Yi Mon Mon Aung (C) talks to media as her parents stand beside after she is released from Tharyarwaddy district administrative office in Bago division, Myanmar, March 12, 2015. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
13 March 2015
Seventeen students arrested during the police crackdown in Letpadan were released from...
Democratic Karen Benevolent Army soldiers marching during 19th anniversary of DKBA day held on the Thai-Myanmar border in Kayin State on December 21, 2013. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
13 March 2015
Fighting between government troops and soldiers from the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army...
A government soldier takes a position at the corner of a street in self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 16, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
13 March 2015
Several government soldiers have been killed in fighting with the Kokang armed forces...
Policemen holding shields as they block the road in front of Yangon City Hall after a crackdown on a students' protest demanding an amendment to National Education Bill in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
11 March 2015
Myanmar state media has announced an inquiry into a Yangon protest crackdown, the first...
Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Ko Ko speaks at the Central Committee for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons meeting at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw on December 29, 2014. Photo: MNA
11 March 2015
The leading committee for compiling the human rights report on Myanmar held their second...
A group of students and activists came onto the streets of Yangon at 2 pm in sympathy with the protesters who had been beaten in a melee of violence by police earlier in the day in Letpadan. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
11 March 2015
Riot police were quick to crack down on a march in Hledan market in Yangon, beating...
Luiz Kaypoe, British Minister Desmond Swayne MP, and Naw Tamla Saw in London at the end of February. Photo: KWO
11 March 2015
The Karen Women’s Organization has successfully completed a lobbying trip to the UK,...
Two student protesters are dragged by members of a pro-government paramilitary group, the so-called Swan-Arr-Shin in Myanmar, during a crackdown on a students' protest which demands amendments to the National Education Bill in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5, 2015. Photo: Lamin Tun/EPA
11 March 2015
Plain clothes police officers are closely monitoring university students protesting the...
Student protesters jostle with police at barricades set up by police at the students protest site in Letpadan, Bago Region on March 10, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
11 March 2015
The United States condemned a violent police crackdown on a student rally in Myanmar on...
Myanmar - on a UK Foreign Office blacklist - may have been a recipient of UK-supplied riot control equipment, according to a UK newspaper report. Here Kosovo police officers fire tear gas during clashes at a demonstration in Pristina, Kosovo, January 27, 2015. Photo: EPA
10 March 2015
The UK government has approved the sale of £16 million [K16 billion] of crowd-control and...
 A Myanmar woman drives rides a tricycle as she crosses into China at the China-Myanmar, Kyegaung border gate, in Ruili, Yunnan province, China, September 17, 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
10 March 2015
Chinese officials recently told a visiting Myanmar delegation not to misunderstand China...

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