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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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