Hundreds of foreigners working in Myanmar moved to safety as fighting intensifies


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Open this photo in gallery: A fighter of the ethnic rebel group Ta'ang National Liberation Army stands guard in the town of Namhkam, in northern Shan state, Myanmar, on Nov. 9.MAI NYI/AFP/Getty Images Hundreds of foreigners working in Myanmar, including UN agency staff, have been moved to safety as an insurgency against military rule gathers pace, opponents of the junta said on Monday. An alliance of ethnic minority insurgents allied with a pro-democracy parallel civilian government launched an offensive late last month in the biggest challenge to the ruling military since it seized power from elected leaders in a 2021...