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Myanmar junta attacks western town that resisted coup

  By Grant Peck, AP, published by US News & World Report THE US and British embassies in Myanmar expressed concern about reports of fierce government attacks on a town in western Chin state, where the ruling junta declared martial law because of armed resistance to military rule. The fighting began around 6 a.m. Saturday

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UDD trio acquitted of lethal grenade attack

The Criminal Court on Monday cleared three former members of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) of involvement in a grenade attack that killed five soldiers, including Col Romklao Tuwatham, and injured many others during the violent street protests against Abhisit Vejjajiva’s government in 2010. The court acquitted Suksek Poltue, Pornkamol Buachatkhao, alias

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