Myanmar peace talks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Myanmar peace talks

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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

Myanmar peace summit ends with long road ahead

Sep 03, 2016 - 4:35 PM

UPDATED To achieve peace is very difficult After this there will be more meetings And there are many things we have to do during the time in between says Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi (L) greets military delegates at the conclusion of the peace conference in Naypyidaw on September 3, 2016. Peace talks between Myanmar's government and warring ethnic minorities kicked off August 31 in a bid to end decades of conflict that have claimed thousands of lives and kept the country mired in poverty. The five-day gathering is Suu Kyi's first big drive to end multiple insurgencies that have raged in Myanmar's borderlands since independence in 1948. / AFP PHOTO / AUNG HTET

Powerful militia storms out of Myanmar peace talks

Sep 02, 2016 - 12:45 AM

Delegates from the United Wa State Army walk out reportedly after being told they could not speak at the conference

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (centre L on red carpet) and President Htin Kyaw (C on red carpet) gather with ethnic rebel leaders, top government officials and UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon for a group picture during a peace conference which hopes to end hostilities amongst the warring ethnic minorities, in Naypyidaw on August 31, 2016.  Peace talks between Myanmar's government and warring ethnic minorities kicked off August 31 in a bid to end decades of conflict that have claimed thousands of lives and kept the country mired in poverty. The five-day gathering is Suu Kyi's first big drive to end multiple insurgencies that have raged in Myanmar's borderlands since independence in 1948. / AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD

Ethnic peace talks seek to pave new path for Myanmar

Aug 31, 2016 - 12:27 PM

UPDATED Few expect a concrete deal to emerge from the 5 day talks which are seen as the start of a peace process that could take years

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Myanmar State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi deliver a joint press conference following their meeting in Naypyidaw on August 30, 2016 ahead of the peace conference. Romeo Gacad/AFP

Myanmar's Suu Kyi holds landmark rebel talks

Jul 17, 2016 - 8:10 PM

The government hopes other key rebel factions who have refused to agree to a ceasefire will change their minds

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (C) holds talks with leaders from the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) at the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) in Yangon on July 17, 2016. Myanmar's de facto premier Aung San Suu Kyi met for peace talks in Yangon with high-ranking rebel leaders, as she strives to seal a ceasefire with the patchwork of ethnic minority militias that have battled the national army for decades. The UNFC represents both rebel groups that have signed up to the ceasefire agreement and those who have so far refused. / AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THU

Myanmar holds crunch peace talks ahead of election

Aug 07, 2015 - 3:35 PM

The negotiations snag on whether a deal should include all rebel groups – including several still locked in combat with the army