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Gulf News
Myanmar soldiers jailed for killing civilians in rare trialRights groups raise concerns about the trial being held behind closed doors BA
Gulf News / Posted 17 minutes ago
Rights groups raise concerns about the trial being held behind closed doors BANGKOK: A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labour for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state, officials said... Read more
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International Business Times
Michelle Keegan's horror as BBC 'tortured' Rohingya Muslims for just £33 a day in Our Girl scenes Girl starring Michelle Keegan. The television network reportedly paid them jus
International Business Times / Posted 28 minutes ago
Girl starring Michelle Keegan. The television network reportedly paid them just £33 per day to relive their plight fleeing Myanmar, the Sun on Sunday reports. Despite some of the extras saying that filming the scenes felt like ''torture'', they... Read more
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Inquirier.net
One year of Trump: Trepidation, then relief for AsiaUS wants to protect the freedom of navigation and law and order in the South Ch
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
US wants to protect the freedom of navigation and law and order in the South China Sea. There is no trade-off here.” In Myanmar, ties with the US are decidedly less warm than under Mr Obama, who visited then opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
One year of Trump: Trepidation, then relief for AsiaUS wants to protect the freedom of navigation and law and order in the South Ch
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
US wants to protect the freedom of navigation and law and order in the South China Sea. There is no trade-off here.” In Myanmar, ties with the US are decidedly less warm than under Mr Obama, who visited then opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at... Read more
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The Hindu
In rare trial, six Myanmar soldiers get 10-year jail for killing civiliansA Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison wi
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labour for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state, officials said, in a move welcomed by rights groups. The Kachin state police office said the tribunal... Read more
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New York Daily News
Myanmar soldiers jailed for killing civilians in rare trialBANGKOK (AP) — A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 yea
New York Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
BANGKOK (AP) — A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state, officials said Saturday, in a move welcomed by rights groups. The Kachin state police... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Faces of the newsAll three favored Con-con in amending the Charter. Despite playing far from it
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
All three favored Con-con in amending the Charter. Despite playing far from its best form, Ceres-Negros FC triumphed over Myanmar League champion Shan United, 4-3, on penalties to advance to the second round of the Asian Football Confederation... Read more
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Inquirier.net
This Week’s Milestones: Jan. 21-27, 2018on the Holy Mass of the Catholic Church. Pope Francis sent Papal Legate Charles
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
on the Holy Mass of the Catholic Church. Pope Francis sent Papal Legate Charles Maung Cardinal Bo of Yangon, Burma (Myanmar), to represent him. But the Pope appeared in a video at the end of the closing Mass, where about a million people... Read more
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The Manila Times
Reinstating the death penalty a violation of international lawbut the Philippines was ahead of Cambodia (1992), Thailand (1997), Indonesia (2
The Manila Times / Posted 17 hours ago
but the Philippines was ahead of Cambodia (1992), Thailand (1997), Indonesia (2006) and Laos (2009). Malaysia, Myanmar, and Singapore are neither signatories nor parties. The ICCPR has two optional protocols, The First Optional... Read more
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The Hindu
Myanmar making final plans for repatriationMyanmar is making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya M
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
Myanmar is making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who fled conflict in the troubled Rakhine State, State media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the UN. Rakhine State... Read more
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The Hindu
China’s pincer strike against pollutionsigned with Russia to pipe Siberian gas into China. The hunger for natural gas
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
signed with Russia to pipe Siberian gas into China. The hunger for natural gas is also a major pillar of China’s ties with Myanmar. China’s demand for gas can partly explain its “softness” towards Myanmar, despite the heavy human costs of the... Read more
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Gulf News
Rohingya militants say Myanmar refugee return plan ‘deceitful’ARSA says Myanmar’s intention is to distribute Rohingya lands to industrial and
Gulf News / Posted 22 hours ago
ARSA says Myanmar’s intention is to distribute Rohingya lands to industrial and agricultural projects YANGON: Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar set to begin next week, saying it... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Myanmar soldiers sentenced for killing Kachin civiliansBANGKOK (AP) — State police in Myanmar say the military has sentenced six soldi
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK (AP) — State police in Myanmar say the military has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state. The Kachin state police office says a military tribunal handed down the... Read more
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The Hindu
Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation preparations as doubts mountMyanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine state, state media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'The World Has Gone in Reverse'and refugee protection as priorities for the year. Though arrivals have droppe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and refugee protection as priorities for the year. Though arrivals have dropped, refugees and migrants from Honduras to Myanmar still embark on dangerous journeys in search of economic opportunity or even just safety. However, they are still... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Myanmar finalises preparations for repatriation of Rohingya MuslimsMyanmar is making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya M
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Myanmar is making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine state, state media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the United... Read more
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New York Daily News
Myanmar soldiers sentenced for killing Kachin civiliansBANGKOK (AP) — State police in Myanmar say the military has sentenced six soldi
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
BANGKOK (AP) — State police in Myanmar say the military has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state. The Kachin state police office says a military tribunal handed down the... Read more
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dna
Republic Day 2018 | PM Modi and ASEAN leaders will watch the parade from gigantic 100-feet stagesaid in 2017's last edition of his monthly radio programme. ASEAN comprises Br
dna / Posted yesterday
said in 2017's last edition of his monthly radio programme. ASEAN comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Due to the bandobast, flight operations at Delhi airport will be... Read more
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The Manila Times
Rohingya militants say Myanmar refugee return plan ‘deceitful’YANGON: Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refug
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
YANGON: Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar set to begin next week, saying it aims to trap the Muslim minority in long-term camps while their ancestral lands are seized. Bangladesh... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Similarities in treatment of the Rohingya and Texas ‘Mexicans?’“back where they came from.” Burmans make up two-thirds of the population of t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
“back where they came from.” Burmans make up two-thirds of the population of the nation-state of Burma, also known as Myanmar, and Rakhine and Burmans have long had volatile relations, sometimes competing over territorial and political... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Rubin: Trump's attacks undermining global press freedomare sliding backward. The Biggest Backslider in Press Freedom award goes to Au
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
are sliding backward. The Biggest Backslider in Press Freedom award goes to Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, where any journalists reporting on the Rohingya tragedy are arrested or jailed. Runner-up is President Andrzej Duda... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte eyes deal on medicines in India tripleaders will be welcomed by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind in a luncheon. A
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
leaders will be welcomed by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind in a luncheon. Asean groups the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Brunei. “The particular schedule is yet to be determined, but... Read more
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The Hindu
Rohingya refugee leaders list demands ahead of repatriationRohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands t
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next week and last for two years. At... Read more
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The Manila Times
Rohingyans protest repatriation moveDHAKA: Hundreds of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh on Friday ag
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
DHAKA: Hundreds of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh on Friday against plans to send them back to Myanmar, where a military crackdown last year sparked a mass exodus. The refugees chanted slogans and held banners demanding citizenship... Read more
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DW
Dhaka rickshaw crackdown to hit locals |camp in Bangladesh 19.11.2017 The foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Jap
DW / Posted yesterday
camp in Bangladesh 19.11.2017 The foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Japan have visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. German representative, Sigmar Gabriel, says it is necessary that refugees go back to Myanmar and rebuild their liv... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
More Rohingya flee to Bangladesh despite repatriation dealRohingya refugees are continuing to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, even aft
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Rohingya refugees are continuing to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, even after the two countries said they will begin repatriating members of the minority ethnic group next week, a Bangladesh official said Friday. Over 650,000 Rohingya Muslims... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriationRohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next week and last for two years. The... Read more
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New York Daily News
More Rohingya flee to Bangladesh despite repatriation dealat Balukhali refugee camp, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Banglade
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
at Balukhali refugee camp, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed that they will try to complete the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who... Read more
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FOX News
More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation dealdespite repatriation deal DHAKA, Bangladesh – A Bangladesh official says Rohin
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
despite repatriation deal DHAKA, Bangladesh – A Bangladesh official says Rohingya refugees are continuing to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, even after the two countries said they will begin repatriating members of the minority ethnic group... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriationBangldesh (Reuters) - Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Bangldesh (Reuters) - Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next... Read more
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FOX News
More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation dealDHAKA, Bangladesh – A Bangladesh official says Rohingya refugees are continuing
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
DHAKA, Bangladesh – A Bangladesh official says Rohingya refugees are continuing to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, even after the two countries said they will begin repatriating members of the minority ethnic group next week. More than 650,000... Read more
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The Register Citizen
More Rohingya flee to Bangladesh despite repatriation dealA Rohingya refugee boy who is among those being relocated from a camp near the
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
A Rohingya refugee boy who is among those being relocated from a camp near the Bangladesh Myanmar border looks out from the window of a bus as is brought to the Balukhali refugee camp, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Thursday,... Read more
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DW
Bangladeshi rickshaw crackdown in Dhaka to negatively impact locals |camp in Bangladesh 19.11.2017 The foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Jap
DW / Posted 2 days ago
camp in Bangladesh 19.11.2017 The foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Japan have visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. German representative, Sigmar Gabriel, says it is necessary that refugees go back to Myanmar and rebuild their liv... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Thai cops arrest Pakistani passport forger with Islamic State linkstravel to many countries and is Southeast Asia’s best connected transport hub,
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
travel to many countries and is Southeast Asia’s best connected transport hub, sharing long, ungovernable borders with Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. That draws transnational criminals moving everything from people and rare wildlife to drugs,... Read more
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New York Daily News
More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation dealat Balukhali refugee camp, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Banglade
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
at Balukhali refugee camp, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed that they will try to complete the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriationBy Zeba Siddiqui (Reuters) - Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp hav
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Zeba Siddiqui (Reuters) - Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next week... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation dealA Rohingya refugee boy who is among those being relocated from a camp near the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
A Rohingya refugee boy who is among those being relocated from a camp near the Bangladesh Myanmar border looks out from the window of a bus as is brought to the Balukhali refugee camp, 50 kilometres (32 miles) from, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Thursday,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte to join ASEAN leaders for India's Republic DayHun Sen, Indonesia President Joko Widodo, Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisouli
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Hun Sen, Indonesia President Joko Widodo, Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar President Htin Kyaw, Singapore President Halimah Yacob, Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha and Vietnam Prime... Read more
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heraldscotland
Wild elephants adding to fears of refugees fleeing Myanmar killingsand ultimately elephants will search for food in the human settlements.” The p
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
and ultimately elephants will search for food in the human settlements.” The placement of landmines on the border by the Myanmar army has further disrupted the elephants’ movement, Sarker says. These conditions could constrict the gene pool, even... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Human Rights Watch hails resistance to Trump-style populismRights Watch said Thursday. In its annual report, the group denounced rights a
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Rights Watch said Thursday. In its annual report, the group denounced rights abuses in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar as well as authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China -- while also weighing in on the first year of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Year of the Doghuman rights nightmare.” At an emergency UN Security Council meeting, US Ambass
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
human rights nightmare.” At an emergency UN Security Council meeting, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Myanmar authorities have carried out “brutal, sustained campaign to cleanse the country of an ethnic minority,” and she... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dire situation for Rohingya could become "catastrophic"children safe from disease must be an absolute priority,” Mr. Beigbeder added.S
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
children safe from disease must be an absolute priority,” Mr. Beigbeder added.Since 25 August, widespread violence in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state has forced over 650,000 members of the Rohingya community to flee their homes and seek... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US senator says Duterte among world leaders attacking news media‘This is what we call fake news today, isn’t it?” Rohingya ‘fake news’ ADVERT
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
‘This is what we call fake news today, isn’t it?” Rohingya ‘fake news’ ADVERTISEMENT Flake also cited an unidentified Myanmar official as saying “there is no such thing as Rohingya. It is fake news.” “Leaders in Singapore, a country known for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ramayana is signature epic of eastern world: ICCR presidentregional adaptations of the Ramayana -- known as the Ramakien in Thailand, Phra
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
regional adaptations of the Ramayana -- known as the Ramakien in Thailand, Phra Lak Phra Ram in Laos, Yama Zatdaw in Myanmar, Kakawin Ramayana in Indonesia and Hikayat Seri Rama in Malaysia. Replying to a question, Das said the festival had... Read more
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The Hill
CNN announces plans to expand Moscow bureau amid US-Russia tensionsthan 12 years with CNN he has reported on stories as diverse as the conflicts i
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
than 12 years with CNN he has reported on stories as diverse as the conflicts in Iraq and Georgia, elections in Iran and Myanmar, as well as major stories in the USA, UK and his native Germany." Current Moscow senior correspondent Matthew... Read more
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The Register Citizen
‘Standing up to hate-inciting populists does work’: Human Rights Watch reportof European countries among others have left a vacuum and allowed mass atrociti
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
of European countries among others have left a vacuum and allowed mass atrocities to happen in places such as Yemen, Syria, Myanmar and South Sudan. Kenneth Roth warns of the dangers of failing to champion human rights, describing “a UK preoccupied... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hold secret foreign ministers-level talks to improve India-China ties, says Subramanian Swamyby them through talks. On the border issue, he said China should accept McMaho
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
by them through talks. On the border issue, he said China should accept McMahon Line as it accepted the same in case of Myanmar. Chinese officials said that Myanmar never demanded to hand over the territory back unlike India hinting that India... Read more
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Roll Call
Arizona’s Double-Barrel Rejection of President Trump’s ‘Fake News’of democracy,” McCain wrote. The Flake speech and the McCain op-ed came as two
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
of democracy,” McCain wrote. The Flake speech and the McCain op-ed came as two Reuters journalists have been arrested in Myanmar in what appears to be retaliation for their reporting on the horrific situation facing the country’s Rohingya Muslim... Read more
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Gulf News
Myanmar seizes 30m meth pills in record drug bustHaul amounts to $54m, or one-fifth of the amount of narcotics seized in the cou
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
Haul amounts to $54m, or one-fifth of the amount of narcotics seized in the country all through last year Yangon: Myanmar has seized 30 million meth pills along with more than two tonnes of “ice” and heroin in a record bust, the government said on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Migration Trends to Watch in 2018Jordan and Lebanon; and failed asylum seekers of various nationalities from Gre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Jordan and Lebanon; and failed asylum seekers of various nationalities from Greece to Turkey. Meanwhile, Bangladesh and Myanmar reached an agreement in November to repatriate many of the 655,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar in the past six... Read more
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