General N'Ban La from the Kachin Independence Organisation, the political wing of one of Myanmar's most powerful rebel factions, meets with government leaders and other members of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) for talks at the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) in Yangon on July 17, 2016. Myanmar's de facto premier Aung San Suu Kyi met for peace talks in Yangon with high-ranking rebel leaders, as she strives to seal a ceasefire with the patchwork of ethnic minority militias that have battled the national army for decades. The UNFC represents both rebel groups that have signed up to the ceasefire agreement and those who have so far refused. / AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THU

January 24, 2018 5:15 PM (UTC+8)