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Buddhists Roll Out Campaign Against Myanmar Government’s Wording For ‘Rohingya’

Buddhists Roll Out Campaign Against Myanmar Government’s Wording For ‘Rohingya’

Buddhists in the town of Akyab (Sittwe) in western Myanmar’s restive Arakan (Rakhine) state submitted an open letter to the country’s leaders on Friday saying they will not accept terms other than “Bengali” to refer to the members of the

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Myanmar Government Orders State Media Not To Use ‘Rohingya’

Myanmar Government Orders State Media Not To Use ‘Rohingya’

The Myanmar government has ordered state-run media not to refer to the persecuted Muslim minority group that lives in western Myanmar’s Arakan (Rakhine) state by the divisive term “Rohingya” during a visit by a United Nations human rights official. The

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Kerry Says Hopes for Progress on Syria Ceasefire in Geneva Talks

Kerry Says Hopes for Progress on Syria Ceasefire in Geneva Talks

GENEVA – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he hoped to make progress in talks in Geneva over the next two days toward renewing a cessation of hostilities agreement throughout Syria and resuming peace talks to end

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Indonesia Criticizes Australia Asylum Policies

Indonesia Criticizes Australia Asylum Policies

SYDNEY—Indonesian officials say Australia is not doing enough to help refugees in the Asia-Pacific region. The criticism came this week at a regional conference on the holiday island of Bali. It has been almost a year since hundreds of Rohingya

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Around 25,000 Rohingya left Myanmar camps in past year – U.N.

Around 25,000 Rohingya left Myanmar camps in past year – U.N.

BANGKOK – Around 25,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority group have left camps for displaced people in western Myanmar and returned to the communities they fled during state sponsored violence in 2012, the United Nations said on Monday. The

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Syrian War Has Killed Or Wounded More People Than Entire Populations Of These 15 U.S States

Syrian War Has Killed Or Wounded More People Than Entire Populations Of These 15 U.S States

A staggering 11.5 percent of Syrians have been killed or wounded since the civil war began in 2011, according to a new report. That’s more than the populations of 15 U.S. states — New Mexico, Nebraska, West Virginia, Idaho, Hawaii,

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U.N Announces Start Of Syria Peace Talks As Government Troops Advance

U.N Announces Start Of Syria Peace Talks As Government Troops Advance

By Tom Miles, John Irish, Tom Perry and Arshad Mohammed GENEVA/BEIRUT/ROME – The United Nations announced the formal start of peace talks for Syria on Monday and urged world powers to push for a ceasefire even as government forces, backed

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Syrian Opposition Meets U.N Envoy, demands Action on Humanitarian Issues

Syrian Opposition Meets U.N Envoy, demands Action on Humanitarian Issues

GENEVA – A Saudi-backed Syrian opposition delegation met the U.N.’s special envoy Staffan de Mistura for the first time on Sunday demanding efforts to improve humanitarian conditions on the ground or they would shun political negotiations. “We only came to

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Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party takes power

Historic day in Myanmar as Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party takes power

It’s a day Aung San Suu Kyi and her supporters have been waiting for for more than two decades. The Nobel peace laureate and leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) will finally take her seat at the head

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WHO says Zika Virus Spreads Explosively,4 Million Cases Forecast

WHO says Zika Virus Spreads Explosively,4 Million Cases Forecast

By Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA – The Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is “spreading explosively” and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health

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