Kachin Independence Army - updates

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Fleeing conflict, elephants help Myanmar villagers to safety

May 15, 2018 - 7:22 PM

After nearly a month and with food running out, villagers reach the river where some local elephant owners came to their aid

ELEPHANT RIDE. This picture taken on May 2, 2018 shows internally displaced people riding on an elephants as they make their way looking for a shelter in Danai. AFP

Myanmar army takes outpost from powerful rebel group

Dec 18, 2016 - 7:15 PM

Troops backed by jets and artillery capture Gidon Outpost according to a state run newspaper

8 dead in fighting in Myanmar town on China border

Nov 21, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Clashes erupt between Myanmar s military and several ethnic armed groups in the town of Muse

Fresh fighting in Myanmar's north despite historic poll

Nov 18, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The ongoing clashes between the Shan State Army North and government forces displace hundreds of civilians two weeks after opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi s historic victory

SEEKING SHELTER. Myanmar people gather as they wait the arrival of a rescue team to flee away from self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar on February 17. Photo by Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Myanmar to sign peace deal with 8 rebel groups on October 15

Oct 04, 2015 - 10:43 PM

Myanmar s government agrees to allow 15 ethnic armed groups to sign the deal but rejects some half a dozen organizations

CONFLICT OVER? Kachin Independence Army soldiers in Loije township near Mai Ja Yang, outside Laiza, a town in Myanmar's northern Kachin state home to the ethnic Kachin rebels' headquarters. File photo by AFP

Myanmar aid group urges ceasefire to evacuate trapped civilians

Feb 19, 2015 - 2:27 PM

Aid workers call for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the center of fierce fighting between Myanmar s army and ethnic rebels

DISPLACED. Myanmar people gather as they wait the arrival of a rescue team to flee away from self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, 17 February 2015. Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

UN says aid to parts of Myanmar's north 'stalled'

Dec 16, 2014 - 10:28 PM

A volatile security situation and bureaucratic delays in getting government authorizations are stalling aid attempts in Myanmar s Kachin state

Desperation of displaced in Myanmar's war-torn north

Sep 30, 2012 - 11:01 AM

As fierce fighting rages between Myanmar s army and ethnic Kachin rebels tens of thousands of people forced to flee their homes have become trapped