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Pilipino Star
Amid ASEAN's faults, there are 'glimmers of hope' for region's peoplethese successes, the region failed to tackle other crucial security issues such
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
these successes, the region failed to tackle other crucial security issues such as the deepening Rohingya crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine State where hundreds of thousands of residents had fled and reportedly killed. "Despite the best efforts... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
ph clarifies un vote on rohingyathe Philippines’ opposition to a UN draft text which calls for full and unhinde
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 hours ago
the Philippines’ opposition to a UN draft text which calls for full and unhindered humanitarian aid access and for Myanmar to grant them full citizenship rights. In a statement, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque explained the Philippines... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern interviewed by Corin Dannsee more. I’m still reserving my judgement. CORIN Can New Zealand do more to h
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 hours ago
see more. I’m still reserving my judgement. CORIN Can New Zealand do more to help the Rohingya people and the issue with Myanmar? Can we do more there? JACINDA I’d like to think so. There’s more conversations that I think need to be had. We’re... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t defends PH vote on Rohingyacamp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on Friday. On Thursday, a key UN committee overwhel
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on Friday. On Thursday, a key UN committee overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Myanmar’s authorities to end military operations against Rohingya Muslims, ensure their voluntary return from Bangladesh and... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historygave birth to the world’s first set of surviving septuplets, four boys and thre
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
gave birth to the world’s first set of surviving septuplets, four boys and three girls. In 2012, President Obama became the first US chief executive to visit Myanmar, where he promised more US help if the Asian nation kept building its new democra... Read more
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Eye Witness News
China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since late August driven o
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since late August driven out by a military clearance operation in Buddhist majority Myanmar’s Rakhine State. A baby in a basket... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
‘It would be good if I too died’: Rape as weapon of war against RohingyaMore than 615,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in recent months. The sl
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 11 hours ago
More than 615,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in recent months. The slash marks on Rashida Begum’s neck have turned into dark, red scars. She showed us the cuts as if to say: look, I tried to fight back, I tried within an inch of my... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace defends PH vote vs UN resolution on RohingyaMalacañang on Saturday defended the Philippines’ decision not to support a Unit
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Malacañang on Saturday defended the Philippines’ decision not to support a United Nations resolution calling on Myanmar to end a military campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the nation’s Rakhine state. In a statement, Palace spokesman Harry Roque... Read more
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Pilipino Star
After the frivolities, the substance2018. On the debit side, I was disappointed that One ASEAN did not take a more
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 hours ago
2018. On the debit side, I was disappointed that One ASEAN did not take a more active stance on the Rohingya problem in Myanmar. The Rohingya are described as “the world’s most persecuted minority.” I suppose it was in deference to Aung San Suu... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Philippines should have abstained from Rohingya vote’United Nations Teodoro Locsin Jr. said the Philippines should have abstained fr
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 hours ago
United Nations Teodoro Locsin Jr. said the Philippines should have abstained from voting on a draft resolution calling on Myanmar authorities to end a military campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the nation’s Rakhine state. “The proper vote... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China urges Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterallyin a press briefing at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka. “Actions in the United Na
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
in a press briefing at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka. “Actions in the United Nations Security Council must help Bangladesh-Myanmar bilateral cooperation to resolve the problem peacefully”, the minister told reporters. Wang arrived in Bangladesh on... Read more
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Swissinfo
China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterallyBy Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturd
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
By Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international initiative. "The international community should not... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterallyDHAKA: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanma
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
DHAKA: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international initiative. "The international community should not complicate the situation,"... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Support for Rohingya victims of sexolence neededUnited Nations Following a visit to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds o
Central Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
United Nations Following a visit to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have settled in makeshift camps, a United Nations envoy has called for enhanced measures to protect and assist... Read more
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Canberra Times
Backpack bravery: Perth veteran helps Rohingya refugeeslast month to help the more than half a million Rohingya people who have fled t
Canberra Times / Posted 14 hours ago
last month to help the more than half a million Rohingya people who have fled their ethnic homeland of Rakhine State, Myanmar, for the refugee camps of Cox's Bazar District in Bangladesh. More than half a million people have fled. Photo:... Read more
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Gulf News
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
Gulf News / Posted 15 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar.This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer.Just this week, a report by the... Read more
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Business Standard India
60% drop in footfalls, smaller space keep foreign players away from IITFdays." "We have been coming here for more than 10 years now. The crowd this ye
Business Standard India / Posted 16 hours ago
days." "We have been coming here for more than 10 years now. The crowd this year is fine," said Yee Ye San, a trader from Myanmar. San told IANS that she had a collection of both precious and semi-precious stones like topaz, jade, amethyst and... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait s
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts distributed to children and women by a Turkish aid agency at the Thaingkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh,... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait s
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts distributed to children and women by a Turkish aid agency at the Thaingkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh,... Read more
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International Business Times
Miss World 2017 live stream: Where to watch the 67th pageant in the UK, US and other countries TV Mauritius MBC Mexico MVS - Natinal TV Monaco Paris Premier Mongolia MNC
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
TV Mauritius MBC Mexico MVS - Natinal TV Monaco Paris Premier Mongolia MNC TV Montserrat Direct TV Mozambique ZAP Myanmar Channel 7 Netherlands Direc TV Nicaragua Canal 2 Norway MTG TV Oman LBC Panama MedcomPanama Paraguay Direct... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
Hawaii News Now / Posted 16 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar. This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer. Just this week, a report by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar. This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer. Just this week, a report by... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Chennaiyin FC, FC Goa aim for winning start to Indian Super League 2017-18he added. Gregory said 21-year old midfielder Germanpreet Singh, who took a kn
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 hours ago
he added. Gregory said 21-year old midfielder Germanpreet Singh, who took a knock during the AFC qualifier against Myanmar, may not start tomorrow’s game, but hoped he would be available for the November 23 encounter against NorthEast... Read more
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dna
Believe it or not, a cement bag costs Rs 8000 at this border town in Arunachal Pradeshgovernment and Rs 9,200 by the state for one IHHL. "All materials are transpor
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
government and Rs 9,200 by the state for one IHHL. "All materials are transported to Vijoynagar, at the India-China-Myanmar tri-junction, through Namdapha National Park by Chakmas. They charge Rs 8,000 per bag of cement (Rs 150 per kg)," Ado... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Locsin: Abstaining from vote on draft UN resolution on Rohingya crisis 'the right thing'United Nations Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. on Saturday vowed to push for Manila’s abst
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 hours ago
United Nations Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. on Saturday vowed to push for Manila’s abstention on a draft UN resolution pressuring Myanmar to end military campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the country’s Rakhine state. This was after the Philippines,... Read more
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FOX News
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
FOX News / Posted 18 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar. This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer. Just this week, a report by... Read more
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FOX News
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
FOX News / Posted 18 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar. This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer. Just this week, a report by... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The Manila Times
Laura Lehmann comes in strong in Miss World 2017 campaignbeauty pageant pits candidates in a common question. She was grouped with the c
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
beauty pageant pits candidates in a common question. She was grouped with the candidates from Turkey, Thailand, Lesotho, Myanmar and Serbia. Answering the question what could be done to address cyberbullying, the former University Athletic... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Fremont Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Missoulian
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Missoulian / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The World
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
The World / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
The Times and Democrat / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The Sentinel
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
The Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Santa Maria Times / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Business Standard India
BBC probe shows US, UK provided safe passage to ISIS jihadists in Syriafrom various theatres in Syria and Iraq, may have been relocated to war zones l
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
from various theatres in Syria and Iraq, may have been relocated to war zones like Afghanistan and Rakhine state in Myanmar. India cannot consider itself exempt from this global menace. Almost on cue appears a piece by Sara Flounders of the... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Sioux City Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Moderated voices in ASEAN, protest rallies against Trumpsummit was also silent on the worldwide outcries over human rights violations a
Bulatlat.com / Posted 19 hours ago
summit was also silent on the worldwide outcries over human rights violations against the Rohingya people in Myanmar, tagged by the United Nations as “ethnic cleansing,” and on the extrajudicial killings related to President Duterte’s... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Rapid City Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 19 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar. This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer. Just this week, a report by... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait s
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts distributed to children and women by a Turkish aid agency at the Thaingkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spea
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Tillerson’s leadership, who is being... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait s
Fremont Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts distributed to children and women by a Turkish aid agency at the Thaingkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Mladic trial to end, where will next war crimes court start?to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands a
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 19 hours ago
to abuses seen against Rohingya Muslims who fled by the hundreds of thousands as their towns and villages were torched in Myanmar. This means the list of locations for future temporary courts is growing ever longer. Just this week, a report by... Read more
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