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Save the Children staff confirmed dead in Myanmar massacre

Dec. 28, 2021 09:06 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — The humanitarian group Save the Children said Tuesday it has confirmed that two of its staff were among at least 35 people, including children, who were killed in eastern Myanmar on Christmas Eve in an attack it blamed on the country's military. It said the two staff...

Photos of aftermath of massacre in Myanmar fuel outrage

Dec. 26, 2021 15:06 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Photos of the aftermath of a Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Myanmar that reportedly left more than 30 people, including women and children, dead and burned in their vehicles, have spread on social media in the country, fueling outrage against the military that took power in...

Save the Children says staff missing after Myanmar massacre

Dec. 25, 2021 21:35 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Two members of the international humanitarian group Save the Children were missing Saturday after Myanmar government troops rounded up villagers, some believed to be women and children, fatally shot more than 30 and burned the bodies, according to a witness and other reports. ...

Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for setting 160 homes ablaze

Oct. 30, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — More than 160 buildings in a town in northwestern Myanmar, including at least two churches, have been destroyed by fires caused by shelling by government troops, local media and activists reported Saturday. The destruction of parts of the town of...