Exclusive: Myanmar army defector records heavy losses inflicted by Chin rebels

Myanmar army defector describes fierce battle with rebels He spoke to Reuters having crossed to India with wife and child Documents seen by Reuters add to evidence of growing rebellion Myanmar military calls the resistance an ‘armed insurrection’ It says it has security situation largely under control Feb 11 (Reuters) – A Myanmar army officer … Read more

Quad ministers address Indo-Pacific ‘coercion’, climate, COVID

MELBOURNE, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The United States, Australia, Japan and India on Friday pledged to deepen cooperation to ensure the Indo-Pacific region was free from “coercion”, a thinly-veiled swipe at China’s growing economic and military expansion, as their top diplomats convened to also tackle climate change, COVID and other threats. Foreign ministers of the … Read more

Xi had opportunity to urge Putin to pursue Ukraine diplomacy in meeting -US official

Members of the Chinese delegation led by President Xi Jinping attend a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other officials in Beijing, China February 4, 2022. Sputnik / Mikhail Klimentyev / Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – A meeting between Chinese President Xi … Read more