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San Antonio Express-News
‘Dadland’ author tracks WWII heroto white-knuckle missions. After training members of the French resistance, oft
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
to white-knuckle missions. After training members of the French resistance, often a whisper from death, he parachuted into Burma to organize local forces against the Japanese. At one point, her father survived by clinging to a rafter of a hut; had... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
South Korea prepares for arrival of 30 Burmese refugees next weekdesirable if the resettlement program takes in a greater number of refugees fro
Asian Correspondent / Posted 17 hours ago
desirable if the resettlement program takes in a greater number of refugees from more countries, not only from Myanmar (Burma),” she said, as quoted by Korea Herald. The ministry earlier said the 30 refugees due to arrive have been screened for... Read more
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express
Burma fears outbreak of swine flu after two people hospitalised in Rangoon A HOSPITAL in Burma's biggest city, Rangoon, is treating two patients suspect
express / Posted 18 hours ago
A HOSPITAL in Burma's biggest city, Rangoon, is treating two patients suspected to have contracted H1N1 influenza, a doctor said today, as the government began responding to... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Downhome DeliberationsI recently saw the 2008 Rambo movie on TV. The setting is in Burma during the S
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted yesterday
I recently saw the 2008 Rambo movie on TV. The setting is in Burma during the Saffron Revolution. A corrupt State Police and Development Council officer leads an army to pillage villages abducting, raping, torturing, and killing people in a ruthless... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippines: Nationwide smoking ban starts today, Govt urges public supportin the region at 13.5 percent. Seatca’s findings also show female smoking rates
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
in the region at 13.5 percent. Seatca’s findings also show female smoking rates to be particularly high in Indonesia, Laos, Burma (Myanmar) and the Philippines. Those who violate the new law could face up to four months in jail and a fine of... Read more
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Business Standard India
ONGC not to make open offer to HPCL shareholders post acquisition51.11 per cent stake as the deal won't trigger takeover norms as did the merger
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
51.11 per cent stake as the deal won't trigger takeover norms as did the merger of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Indo Burma Petroleum (IBP) in 2002, a senior government official said. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) last week... Read more
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The Inyo Register
July 23)Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
The Inyo Register / Posted yesterday
Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba. 1988 – General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962, resigns after pro-democracy protests. 1992 – A Vatican commission, led by Joseph Ratzinger, establishes... Read more
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express
Summer non-fiction books from biography to travel and nature readsinto the heart of her father, a charismatic undercover guerrilla agent in the S
express / Posted 2 days ago
into the heart of her father, a charismatic undercover guerrilla agent in the Second World War, known as Lawrence of Burma. In peacetime, Tom Carew was a charming chancer and a far-from-reliable father and husband. Eventually, he was lost to... Read more
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Salon.com
“The Wrong Light”: Sex, lies and the story of Mickey Choosethanext three years both girls service a multitude of men in a brothel. And then
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
next three years both girls service a multitude of men in a brothel. And then there’s Eye, whose mother is trafficked from Burma and whose aunt is about to sell her to a man who owns a gas station — that is, until her teacher tells her about Uncle... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Shanmugam warns of 'trust deficit' caused by past terrorist incidentscity, calling for attacks to the territories of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
city, calling for attacks to the territories of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Philippines, China, Burma and Thailand, which they said are ruled by kafirs or non-believers. Mr Shanmugam said while there is no intelligence... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
US presses Burma to cease military ties with North KoreaBURMA’S military has maintained ties with North Korea, even though the civilian
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
BURMA’S military has maintained ties with North Korea, even though the civilian-led government denies any cooperation, and the Trump administration is pressing for a complete break-off of remaining links, current and former US officials... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sibu taekwondo duo strike gold in Sarawak CM Borneo Cupin previous years. The tournament attracted about 500 exponents from 17 countr
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
in previous years. The tournament attracted about 500 exponents from 17 countries including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Pakistan, Nepal, New Zealand, Australia and Brunei. Meanwhile, Tang... Read more
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express
Zulu War Medal awarded to soldier who was shot and wounded sells for £72,000and was played by Michael Caine in the cult film. After South Africa, Cpl Bush
express / Posted 3 days ago
and was played by Michael Caine in the cult film. After South Africa, Cpl Bushe served in the Mediterranean, India and Burma. He was discharged from the army in October 1891. His Zulu War medal was acquired by the renowned Victorian medal... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
NGO used state-of-the-art tech to take down Thai generalfor at least five years or more. The investigation found that the victims – mo
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
for at least five years or more. The investigation found that the victims – mostly stateless ethnic Rohingya people from Burma – were put into three classes by their traffickers once they arrived at the camps in southern Thailand. An abandoned... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Roommate denied bail in slayingshell casing in the bathroom, according to the affidavit. Sin appeared in cour
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
shell casing in the bathroom, according to the affidavit. Sin appeared in court Thursday for a bail hearing. Sin is from Burma, and an interpreter was used by telephone for the hearing. Jay Saxton, Benton County's chief public defender, told... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Anne Applebaum: The real threat to the westof the west. For the past decade, Polish advice on democratic transition was so
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
of the west. For the past decade, Polish advice on democratic transition was sought around the world, too, from Burma to Tunisia to Ukraine. A Polish pivot away from democracy will undermine not only the unity of the west, but the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Exxon Mobil Sues After Treasury Fines It $2 Million For Alleged Sanctions Violationswith him. Additionally, it said that guidance on the OFAC website pertaining t
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
with him. Additionally, it said that guidance on the OFAC website pertaining to a separate sanctions regime against Burma specifically said that individuals and companies should avoid entering into contracts with people on the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Exxon Mobil Sues After Treasury Fines It $2 Million For Alleged Sanctions Violationswith him. Additionally, it said that guidance on the OFAC website pertaining t
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
with him. Additionally, it said that guidance on the OFAC website pertaining to a separate sanctions regime against Burma specifically said that individuals and companies should avoid entering into contracts with people on the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Tightening restrictions a misfire when targeting gun crimeshows the potential of current constitutional interpretation to be used malicio
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
shows the potential of current constitutional interpretation to be used maliciously, similarly to how it has been used in Burma and Malaysia to prevent popular opposition leaders from standing for office. In addition, while Section 44 of the... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Tightening restrictions a misfire when targeting gun crimeshows the potential of current constitutional interpretation to be used malicio
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
shows the potential of current constitutional interpretation to be used maliciously, similarly to how it has been used in Burma and Malaysia to prevent popular opposition leaders from standing for office. In addition, while Section 44 of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Tightening restrictions a misfire when targeting gun crimeshows the potential of current constitutional interpretation to be used malicio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
shows the potential of current constitutional interpretation to be used maliciously, similarly to how it has been used in Burma and Malaysia to prevent popular opposition leaders from standing for office. In addition, while Section 44 of the... Read more
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BBC News
Why does India's Karnataka state want its own flag?Pro-Vice Chancellor at Bangalore's Jain University, says countries like the Uni
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
Pro-Vice Chancellor at Bangalore's Jain University, says countries like the Unites States, Germany, Australia and Myanmar (Burma) allow different regions to have a different regional flag to show their distinct identity. "Importance to a regional... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand should leave ‘no stone unturned’ after 62 found guilty of traffickingdiscovery led to more than 100 arrests. Many of the dead were believed to be R
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
discovery led to more than 100 arrests. Many of the dead were believed to be Rohingya, a persecuted Muslim minority from Burma, many of whom seek refuge in mostly Muslim Malaysia. Thailand has not released a full report on the graves or the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Apapa Violence - Shot Driver Not Our Member - NUPENGWednesday, a mob reportedly set two banks in Apapa, Lagos, on fire after a poli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, a mob reportedly set two banks in Apapa, Lagos, on fire after a policeman attached to a Diamond Bank branch on Burma Road, allegedly shot and killed some trailer drivers. According to reports, the mob also set ablaze a Sterling Bank... Read more
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Lake Placid News
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Son of Refugee Family Plans to Enlist in U.S. Militaryhis past and looking ahead to what the future holds for his son, he says everyt
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
his past and looking ahead to what the future holds for his son, he says everything was worth it. Kan Thang is a native of Burma, a Buddhist country south of China that borders Thailand, in which Christians are under constant religious... Read more
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BBC News
Why is the India-China border stand-off escalating?important area. In 2012, India and China agreed that the tri-junction boundari
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
important area. In 2012, India and China agreed that the tri-junction boundaries with Bhutan and Myanmar (also called Burma) would be finally decided in consultation with these countries. Until then, the status quo would prevail. Image caption... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Army general among Thais convicted of human traffickingin shallow graves in southern Thailand. According to investigators, smugglers
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
in shallow graves in southern Thailand. According to investigators, smugglers held Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Burma for ransom in jungle camps until relatives could pay for their release. By late afternoon on Wednesday, about 50... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Army general among Thais convicted of human traffickingin shallow graves in southern Thailand. According to investigators, smugglers
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
in shallow graves in southern Thailand. According to investigators, smugglers held Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Burma for ransom in jungle camps until relatives could pay for their release. By late afternoon on Wednesday, about 50... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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FOX News
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedomtheir repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local new
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from another era. It was recorded Tuesday, and it underscores how little has changed in the Southeast Asian... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Branson hails Mandela's legacy as he launches campaign to promote tolerancehas worked to help build peace and heal divisions in Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israe
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
has worked to help build peace and heal divisions in Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel and Palestine, the Korean Peninsula, Burma, Sri Lanka, Sudan and South Sudan, Syria and Zimbabwe. One of the Elders, Graca Machel, said: "Whilst this event is an... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand: Court hands down 21 guilty verdicts in major trafficking trialnever made it out. Some of those who died are thought to have been Rohingya – a
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
never made it out. Some of those who died are thought to have been Rohingya – a persecuted Muslim minority from Burma’s troubled Rakhine State – although Thailand has yet to release a full report on the graves and the results of... Read more
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BBC News
Thailand convicts Rohingya traffickers at mass trialnear the Thai-Malaysian border. Most of those indicted are from Thailand but s
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
near the Thai-Malaysian border. Most of those indicted are from Thailand but several citizens of Myanmar (also called Burma) and Bangladesh are also being held. A senior policeman who led an investigation into human trafficking in Thailand,... Read more
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BBC News
Myanmar plane: Bad weather blamed for Andaman Sea crashwere military personnel and family members, including children. Although it wa
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
were military personnel and family members, including children. Although it was monsoon season in Myanmar (also called Burma), there were no reports of bad weather at the time. Communication with the flight was lost half an hour into the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Imran's story: arriving on Manus was 'one of the most excruciating days in my life'love your country and its people like our own family. It's time for me to fini
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
love your country and its people like our own family. It's time for me to finish my book, too, but the final chapter will not be written until I am free and safe. Imran Mohammad is a refugee from Burma who was just 19 when detained on Manus Isl... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Detained Myanmar journalists rap military's rolearmy for greater autonomy. In video filmed after the procedural court hearing
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
army for greater autonomy. In video filmed after the procedural court hearing on Tuesday, released by Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), the three are seen giving their first comments to media since their arrest. Aye Nai said in the video they were... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Imran's story: arriving on Manus was 'one of the most excruciating days in my life'love your country and its people like our own family. It's time for me to fini
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
love your country and its people like our own family. It's time for me to finish my book, too, but the final chapter will not be written until I am free and safe. Imran Mohammad is a refugee from Burma who was just 19 when detained on Manus Isl... Read more
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The Age
Imran's story: arriving on Manus was 'one of the most excruciating days in my life'love your country and its people like our own family. It's time for me to fini
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
love your country and its people like our own family. It's time for me to finish my book, too, but the final chapter will not be written until I am free and safe. Imran Mohammad is a refugee from Burma who was just 19 when detained on Manus Isl... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar journalists decry military's role in their detentionarmy for greater autonomy. In video filmed after the procedural court hearing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
army for greater autonomy. In video filmed after the procedural court hearing on Tuesday, released by Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), the three are seen giving their first comments to media since their arrest. Aye Nai said in the video they were... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar journalists decry military's role in their detentionarmy for greater autonomy. In video filmed after the procedural court hearing
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
army for greater autonomy. In video filmed after the procedural court hearing on Tuesday, released by Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), the three are seen giving their first comments to media since their arrest. Aye Nai said in the video they were... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma: UN probe ‘can only aggravate’ Rakhine tension, envoys toldof rape, torture and killings of Rohingya Muslims would only “aggravate” troubl
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
of rape, torture and killings of Rohingya Muslims would only “aggravate” troubles in the western state of Rakhine. Burma has declined to grant visas to three experts appointed by the United Nations in May to look into allegations of abuses... Read more
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