The rebels are seeking autonomy for the culturally distinct region free from the Buddhist-majority Thai state, which colonised the area over a century ago.
The plane crashed into a village near an upscale neighbourhood in the garrison city that is home to the army’s headquarters, creating a fireball that lit up the night sky and terrified residents.
Sudan’s new military rulers say two brothers of ousted President Omar Al-Bashir have also been arrested, over corruption.
Sri Lanka’s police on Wednesday named nine people who staged Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 253 people, and said the attackers’ assets will be confiscated in line with anti-terror laws.
Sudan’s ruling military transferred former president Omar Al Bashir to a prison in the country’s capital as hundreds of people marched on Wednesday to a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum, calling for a quick handover of power to a civilian leadership.
Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to hold fresh talks over handing power to a civilian administration on Monday, a spokesman for the protest movement said.
The latest unrest in the Horn of Africa nation flared on Saturday afternoon in Amhara, one of nine autonomous regions, when a "hit squad" attacked a meeting of top officials.
Army chief on Friday blamed “fiscal mismanagement” for the country’ economic woes, days after he was appointed to a newly formed committee responsible for steering the economy.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed on Twitter that the Pakistan army has agreed in a rare move to slash the defence budget for the next fiscal year in line with broader austerity measures being introduced by the government.