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Thousands Fleeing Myanmar Fighting Cross Into China

Intense fighting between rebels and Myanmar’s army has forced thousands of people to flee across the border into China’s southern province Yunnan to seek shelter and safety. The conflict is raising concern here in China as officials repeatedly call for a cease-fire. Over the past week, intense clashes between ethnic Kokang fighters and Myanmar’s, also known as Burma, military have left dozens dead. A statement released by an official Chinese provincial government website says there have...

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