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Burma signs cease-fire with rebels, getting closer to ending 60-year conflict.
Burma cease fire karen rebels

Burma's government and the rebel Karen National Union began peace talks on January 12, raising hopes of a ceasefire to end decades of fighting as part of the country's apparent attempts to reform. The Karen state, located along the Thai border, has been wracked by one of the world's longest-running civil conflicts. AFP PHOTO/Soe Than WIN