Thai prime minister confirms reports of leadership tensions in neighboring Myanmar

Thai prime minister confirms reports of leadership tensions in neighboring Myanmar - AP, January 28, 2005
From Thursday: Rumors of bizarre gun battle in Rangoon - The Irrawaddy, January 27, 2005
In the absence of a free press, Rangoon's rumor mill is hyper-active even in quiet times. But in recent days it has bordered on the bizarre, with reports of a gun battle among the Burmese military regime's top three leaders. Adding fuel has been the mysterious public disappearance of one of them...

From Monday: Officer’s death sparks rumors in Rangoon - The Irrawaddy, January 24, 2005
The funeral of a Burmese army officer occurred on Sunday amid rumors of a planned shake-up in the country’s military command structure...

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