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Tensions Mount at Myanmar Ruling Party Headquarters

A tense situation has developed at the headquarters of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), where those attending a party meeting are not being allowed to leave by security forces. Sources told VOA's Burmese service that a conflict had developed between President Thein Sein and party leader and parliament Speaker Shwe Mann. The speaker's assistant told VOA that the situation was very complicated and would be settled Thursday morning. He confirmed...

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