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Athens Banner-Herald
Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victimsminorities in the world. Long denied basic rights, they have been driven from t
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
minorities in the world. Long denied basic rights, they have been driven from their homes in mob attacks in Myanmar's Rakhine state several times since 2012. More than 140,000 were displaced and are now living under apartheid-like conditions... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh turns away Rohingya boat at borderThe boat was attempting the crossing from Myanmar to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on S
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
The boat was attempting the crossing from Myanmar to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday, days after military action in Rakhine state. “Thirty-one Rohingyas were attempting to enter the country illegally and were sent back,” said Lt SM Kabir Hossain,... Read more
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New Kerala
NHRC issues notice to Centre over deporting illegal Rohingya immigrants - newkerala news #264332commission further added. According to the media reports, the Rohingyas, who f
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
commission further added. According to the media reports, the Rohingyas, who fled to India after violence in the Western Rakhine State of Myanmar, have settled in Jammu, Hyderabad, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan states of the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kill us here but don't send us back: Rohingya refugeestreated in his country, he had to go to Bangladesh to remove the bullet. Rahee
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
treated in his country, he had to go to Bangladesh to remove the bullet. Raheem says he was an agriculturist in Arkan (now Rakhine) state in Myanmar but the authorities took away his land. "We had to escape to save our lives. My two brothers went... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bangladesh ramps up border patrols to deter fresh Rohingya Muslims inflow1,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into the country in the past two weeks, amid fre
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
1,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into the country in the past two weeks, amid fresh tension in its neighbour’s northwestern Rakhine state. Security forces in Buddhist-majority Myanmar launched a massive crackdown in the state after Rohingya... Read more
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Reuters
Bangladesh ramps up border patrols to deter fresh Rohingya inflow1,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into the country in the past two weeks, amid fre
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
1,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into the country in the past two weeks, amid fresh tension in its neighbor's northwestern Rakhine state. Security forces in Buddhist-majority Myanmar launched a massive crackdown in the state after Rohingya... Read more
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iafrica.com
Groups urge India not to deport Rohingyathat around 40,000 were living illegally in India. Thousands fled Myanmar afte
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that around 40,000 were living illegally in India. Thousands fled Myanmar after a military crackdown last October in Rakhine state launched in response to an armed attack on border posts. Witnesses brought stories of soldiers raping and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rights groups urge India not to deport Rohingyathat around 40,000 were living illegally in India. Thousands fled Myanmar afte
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
that around 40,000 were living illegally in India. Thousands fled Myanmar after a military crackdown last October in Rakhine state launched in response to an armed attack on border posts. Witnesses brought stories of soldiers raping and... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian censorship laws take a hit after refugee films stifledhas openly criticised Burma for failing to rein in ethnic tension and refusing
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
has openly criticised Burma for failing to rein in ethnic tension and refusing access to aid organisations to the restive Rakhine State, where most of the remaining roughly one million Rohingya live. Rohingya children recite the Quran at the... Read more
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The Columbian
India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcrysame protections. The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
same protections. The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and are the targets of violence in Rakhine state, where security forces have been accused of abuses against them. They have long been denied citizenship,... Read more
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Gulf News
India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcrysame protections.The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority M
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
same protections.The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and are the targets of violence in Rakhine state, where security forces have been accused of abuses against them. They have long been denied citizenship,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcrysame protections. The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
same protections. The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and are the targets of violence in Rakhine state, where security forces have been accused of abuses against them. They have long been denied citizenship,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
If sent back forcibly, we’ll be killed: Rohingya Muslims on deportationus,” said Moulana . Sultan Mohammad (70), who arrived in India three years ago
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
us,” said Moulana . Sultan Mohammad (70), who arrived in India three years ago after deserting his agricultural land at Rakhine state in Myanmar, works as a teacher in Hafiz Baba Nagar. “The military personnel attacked my house and destroyed all... Read more
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The Manila Times
Myanmar commission slams UN for ‘smear campaign’human rights organization and the media about the country’s security forces abu
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
human rights organization and the media about the country’s security forces abusing the human rights of Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state has found these allegations to be “unproven” and denounced its critics, including the United Nations, for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UN chief concerned about India’s plans to deport Rohingya refugeesUttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan,” he had said. The Home Ministry had sa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan,” he had said. The Home Ministry had said that infiltration of (Rohingyas) from the Rakhine state of Myanmar into Indian territory, especially in recent years, besides being a burden on the limited resources... Read more
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The Hindu
UN chief concerned about India’s plans to deport Rohingya refugeesUttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan,” he had said. The Home Ministry had sa
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan,” he had said. The Home Ministry had said that infiltration of (Rohingyas) from the Rakhine state of Myanmar into Indian territory, especially in recent years, besides being a burden on the limited resources... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rohingya women raped, homes destroyed as Myanmar cracks down on militantssecurity forces have shot scores of people, raped women, burnt the Koran and lo
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
security forces have shot scores of people, raped women, burnt the Koran and looted and burnt shops and houses in western Rakhine state in the biggest upsurge in violence against Rohingya Muslims in four years, according to multiple reports. The... Read more
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Reuters
Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's Rakhineaccuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest lea
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said. Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including the Rakhine state capital of Sittwe, demanding that aid... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's Rakhineaccuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest lea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said. Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including the Rakhine state capital of Sittwe, demanding that aid... Read more
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The Star
Hundreds of Buddhists protest against aid agencies in Myanmar's Rakhineaccuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest lea
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
accuse of giving support to Muslim Rohingya militants, police and a protest leader said. Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including the Rakhine state capital of Sittwe, demanding that aid... Read more
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Business Standard India
Deport and identify illegal immigrants as they pose security threatbut also pose grave security challenges," the communication, sent last week, sa
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
but also pose grave security challenges," the communication, sent last week, said. Infiltration of (the Rohingiyas) from Rakhine state of Myanmar into Indian territory, especially in recent years, besides being burden on the limited resources of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Deport illegal immigrants like Rohingyas due to security threat: Centre to statesbut also pose grave security challenges,” the communication, sent last week, sa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
but also pose grave security challenges,” the communication, sent last week, said. Infiltration of (Rohingyas) from Rakhine state of Myanmar into Indian territory, especially in recent years, besides being burden on the limited resources of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Deport illegal immigrants as they pose security threatbut also pose grave security challenges," the communication, sent last week, sa
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
but also pose grave security challenges," the communication, sent last week, said. Infiltration of (the Rohingiyas) from Rakhine state of Myanmar into Indian territory, especially in recent years, besides being burden on the limited resources of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Jubo League leader, four brothers arrested in Cox’s Bazar with yaba, firearms: RABirritability, insomnia, confusion, tremors, convulsions, anxiety, paranoia, and
Bdnews24.com / Posted 7 days ago
irritability, insomnia, confusion, tremors, convulsions, anxiety, paranoia, and aggressiveness. Yaba is usually smuggled into Bangladesh through 45 routes of Cox’s Bazar district, bordering Myanmar's Rakhine State, according to intelligence agenci... Read more
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The Manila Times
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in RakhineYANGON: Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it ramps up counterinsurgency efforts there, officers told Agence France-Presse on Saturday, after the UN voiced alarm over reports of a military build up in the... Read more
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Gulf News
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked Rakhinewhen Rohingya militants attacked police posts YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
when Rohingya militants attacked police posts YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the... Read more
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asianage
Myanmar send troops to Rakhine as tension risesYangon: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine s
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Yangon: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked RakhineYANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday (Aug 12), after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread... Read more
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Aljazeera
Myanmar deploys more troops to restive Rohingya areaMyanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying more troops to Rakhine state, the
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying more troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed on Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar ramps up troops, curfews in violence-wracked RakhineYANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine s
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar is imposing new curfews and deploying fresh troops to Rakhine state, the government confirmed Saturday, after the UN expressed alarm at reports of a military build-up in the region where authorities are accused of widespread rights... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Myanmar: UN rights expert urges restraint12 August 2017, 12:31 pmPress Release: UNHCR in security operation in Rakhine
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
12 August 2017, 12:31 pmPress Release: UNHCR in security operation in Rakhine StateGENEVA (11 August 2017) – A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm over reports that an army... Read more
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The Hindu
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: sourcesMyanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhi
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region. Muslim-majority... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: sourcesMuslim-majority northern Rakhine was plunged into violence last October when Ro
Bdnews24.com / Posted 9 days ago
Muslim-majority northern Rakhine was plunged into violence last October when Rohingya Muslim insurgents killed nine police, setting off a brutal counteroffensive beset by allegations of rape, killings and torture by government troops. Two military... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension risesYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled... Read more
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dna
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension risesMyanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhi
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region. Muslim-majority... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar 'sends hundreds of troops' to Rakhineburned down in a clash between suspected militants and security forces in Tin M
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
burned down in a clash between suspected militants and security forces in Tin May village, Buthidaung township, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar on July 14. (Reuters photo) YANGON: Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension risesYANGON: Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northweste
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Myanmar preparing to crush 'militants' in RakhineBangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the coun
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
Bangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the country's strife-torn western Rakhine state in preparation to crush accused Muslim rebels and insurgents, according to several reliable sources. The United Nations has warned... Read more
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WA Today
Myanmar preparing to crush 'militants' in RakhineBangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the coun
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Bangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the country's strife-torn western Rakhine state in preparation to crush accused Muslim rebels and insurgents, according to several reliable sources. The United Nations has warned... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Myanmar preparing to crush 'militants' in RakhineBangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the coun
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Bangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the country's strife-torn western Rakhine state in preparation to crush accused Muslim rebels and insurgents, according to several reliable sources. The United Nations has warned... Read more
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The Age
Myanmar preparing to crush 'militants' in RakhineBangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the coun
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Bangkok: TheMyanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the country's strife-torn western Rakhine state in preparation to crush accused Muslim rebels and insurgents, according to several reliable sources. The United Nations has warned... Read more
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EuroNews
U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western Myanmar– The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostil
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
– The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state’s majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim militants.... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western Myanmar- The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostil
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
- The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western MyanmarThe United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostilit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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The Star
U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western Myanmar- The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostil
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
- The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support to Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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EuroNews
Myanmar's Suu Kyi turns to state media amid fears for newly gained freedomsgovernment,” she said, referring specifically to official reports about the gov
EuroNews / Posted 12 days ago
government,” she said, referring specifically to official reports about the government’s response to the crisis in western Rakhine state. Rohingya Muslim militants killed nine police in attacks there in October, sparking a brutal military response... Read more
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Reuters
Myanmar's Suu Kyi turns to state media amid fears for newly gained freedomsgovernment," she said, referring specifically to official reports about the gov
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
government," she said, referring specifically to official reports about the government's response to the crisis in western Rakhine state. Rohingya Muslim militants killed nine police in attacks there in October, sparking a brutal military response... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar's Suu Kyi turns to state media amid crackdowngovernment," she said, referring specifically to official reports about the gov
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
government," she said, referring specifically to official reports about the government's response to the crisis in western Rakhine state. Rohingya Muslim militants killed nine police in attacks there in October, sparking a brutal military response... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma: Pope Francis to make first papal visit, highlight plight of Rohingyameet with senior government figures before travelling to the country’s largest
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 days ago
meet with senior government figures before travelling to the country’s largest city Yangon, but will not go to the restive Rakhine State where a majority of the Rohingya live. While Burma and Bangladesh have relatively small Catholic communities,... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar's Suu Kyi turns to state media amid fears for newly gained freedomsgovernment," she said, referring specifically to official reports about the gov
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
government," she said, referring specifically to official reports about the government's response to the crisis in western Rakhine state. Rohingya Muslim militants killed nine police in attacks there in October, sparking a brutal military response... Read more
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