• Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:46
    Stolen tusks returned but suspected ‘hermit’ thief still at large
    Tak’s Umphang district chief Pratheep Photiam on Monday led a 10-member team of officials to collect sacred elephant tusks stolen from a Karen village in Umphang last week from Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) officers who helped to locate the stolen items.
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  • Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:08
    Stolen sacred elephant tusks to be returned to Thailand 
    Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) officers have told Thai authorities they will return to the Kingdom sacred elephant tusks stolen from a Karen village in Tak’s Umphang district.
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  • Sun, 11 Jun 2017 18:42
    Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village
    A pair of centuries-old carved elephant ivory tusks stolen from a Karen village in Tak’s Umphang district has been found in Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) territory in Myanmar.
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  • Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:00
    1,000 Karen refugees flee
    Nearly 1,000 Karen refugees crowded Wat Miang Yee Kung in Myanmar’s Pha Ang province, opposite Tak’s Phob Phra district, following the Myanmar government’s crackdown on the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) faction led by Colonel San Aung, a source in
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  • Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:17
    Kayin IDPs flee to Thailand
    Methawaw - Some Kayin IDPs have tried to flee to Thailand in the wake of clashes between the Myanmar Border Guard Forces and the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army in Methawaw, Hlaingbwe Township.
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  • Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:45
    1,000 Karen refugees flee fighting in areas across from Tak province
    Nearly 1,000 Karen refugees crowded Wat Miang Yee Kung in Myanmar’s Pha Ang province, opposite Tak’s Phob Phra district, following the Myanmar government’s crackdown on the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) faction led by Colonel San Aung, a source in
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  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:05
    Thousands flee Methawaw as clashes intensify
    Fighting between the Myanmar Border Guard Forces (BGF), along with the Tatmadaw, and the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) in Methawaw, Kayin State, has intensified, according to local sources.
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  • Mon, 14 Mar 2016 01:00
    DKBA leader Na Kham Mwe dies of cancer
    MAJ-GENERAL Bo Nat Khann Mway, commander-in-chief of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army, died yesterday from neck cancer at his residence in Pegu Township. The DKBA chief, known by several aliases including Na Kham Mwe, was 55 years old.
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  • Sun, 13 Mar 2016 18:05
    Karen leader Na Kham Mwe dead
    Maj-General Bo Nat Khann Mway, the Myanmar commander-in-chief of Democratic Karen Buddhist Army known by several aliases including Na Kham Mwe, died Sunday from neck cancer at his residence in Pegu Township. He was 55 years old.
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  • Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:21
    Security tightens in Myawady following DKBA-border guard clashes
    YANGON - Security has been tightened at the exit and entrance of Myawady, a border town in Kayin State, following clashes between a splinter group from the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) troops and the local Border Guard Force (BGF) in Kaunghmu Vil
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  • Sun, 13 May 2012 00:00
    Karen general boosts security after war of words with Chalerm
    The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) has beefed up security around the residence of its commander-in-chief, Maj-General Saw Lah Pwe, after Thailand asked Myanmar for help in arresting him.
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  • Thu, 10 May 2012 00:00
    Seek help to nab Karen general: PM
    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday suggested the police ask Myanmar for help to arrest General Na Kha Muay, leader of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), who is wanted in Thailand for allegedly producing and trafficking narcotics.
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  • Fri, 04 May 2012 00:00
    Karen army blocks borders after Chalerm's taunts
    The Foreign Ministry is negotiating with Myanmar's Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) after the group closed 12 border checkpoints from Tak to Kanchanaburi in retaliation of the government including a Karen leader's name on the list of drug offenders
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