Updated Thursday, November 26, 2015 0:06 am TWN
Police in northern Myanmar said Wednesday they have ended efforts to find bodies in a jade mining landslide that killed more than 100 people and highlighted the perilous conditions created by a breakneck effort to dig up the world's richest deposits of the green gem.
Five Myanmar men fined for publishing a calendar that described the country's persecuted Muslim Rohingya as a recognized ethnic minority have been rearrested and jailed on fresh charges, police said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Soldiers, police and volunteers pulled body after body from the rubble in northern Myanmar on Monday, as the death toll from a landslide near several jade mines reached at least 113, a local official said, with more than 100 others missing.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Bangladesh was on high alert Monday after executing two opposition leaders for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite threats of violence by their supporters and international concerns that the legal proceedings were flawed.
Nepalese police shot and killed two protesters after fresh clashes erupted in the country's southern plains as a crisis over a new constitution deepens, a senior local officer said Sunday.
Around 100 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials said Sunday, as search teams continued to find bodies in one of the deadliest disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
YANGON - At least 90 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials said Sunday, as search teams continued to find bodies in one of the deadliest disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
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