Burmese fighting persists

Despite cease-fire vow, violence flares in the north

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 1:49 a.m.

Ethnic Kachin rebels in Burma said clashes in the country’s north continued Saturday despite a government promise to cease fire, casting doubt over hopes that the bloody conflict there could end soon.

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