No truce was reached on Wednesday despite a third round of peace talks between a Burmese government delegation and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIA). The four-hour meeting took place in Maijayang, Kachin State, where a delegation from Naypyidaw led by Railways Minister Aung Min, who was...
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A woman crosses the railway tracks in Kachin state, where violence has raged since a 17-year ceasefire was broken
The long-running fight with rebels in several states including Kachin, Karen, Shan and Mon has been a concern for the military which ruled the country for most of the years since independence from the British in 1948.
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