Border Town Crisis: Thai Foreign Minister Urges Burma’s Military to Exercise Restraint

MAE SOT, Thailand – In a bold move, Thailand’s foreign minister urged Myanmar’s military authorities to refrain from violent retaliation after losing control of a crucial border trading town to their opponents. The situation in Southeast Asia remains tense as guerrillas from the ethnic Karen National Union, backed by pro-democracy forces, seized power in Myawaddy, … Read more