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Toronto responds to call to help flood-ravaged Burma

Toronto responds to call to help flood-ravaged Burma

Volunteers in Toronto joined forces on Thursday to help a local humanitarian organization's efforts in Burma, also known as Myanmar. More than 80 volunteers responded to GlobalMedic's request to assemble and pack more than 2,000 household water ... CBC, 2 days ago
Deutsche Welle

New mass graves discovered near Malaysian-Thai border

Police found the corpses on Saturday in the Bukit Wang Burma area near Malaysia's border with Thailand. The heavily forested border area is frequently used by traffickers seeking to smuggle Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims - a persecuted minority ...
 Deutsche Welle1 week ago Perlis police confirm 24 human skeletons found at Bukit Wang Burma  9ija News.com1 week ago More human trafficking grave sites found near Thai border  Malaysian Insider1 week ago Malaysia finds mass graves of 24 suspected human trafficking victims near Thai border, authorities say - @guardian  NigerianHerald.com1 week ago

Family reveals POW's diary of death

Burma POW's diary reveals suffering and starvation By Andy Bell & Duncan Leatherdale BBC News 21 August 2015 From the section Tees Bob Reynolds documented how his comrades died in a POW camp in Burma Bob Reynolds spent four years as a ...
 BBC1 week ago

Burma veterans mark VJ anniversary

Four surviving veterans of the Burma conflict have gathered on the Hoe in Plymouth to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan during World War Two. The surrender of Japan, three months after Victory in Europe had been declared, brought an ...
 BBC2 weeks ago VJ Day commemoration in Edinburgh  BBC2 weeks ago Blind Far East veteran to lay VJ Day wreath  Charity Today News2 weeks ago VJ Day 70: The Second World War in Burma  Wired-GOV3 weeks ago

Burma evacuee's VJ Day service

Mr Humphreys said he wanted the service to particularly remember a battle involving the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and Duke of Wellington's regiments. He recalled being evacuated from Burma as a small boy: "My mother and I were taken to ...
 BBC2 weeks ago Burma veterans' last county service  BBC2 weeks ago
Business Insider

EU migrant arrivals pass record 100,000 in July: border agency

A migrant from Burma reacts moments after arriving on a dinghy on the Greek island of Kos BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nearly 110,000 migrants were tracked entering the EU in July by irregular means, official data showed on Tuesday, setting a record as the ...
 Business Insider1 week ago U.N. urges Greece to take charge of refugee crisis  Investing.com1 week ago
Manorama Online

Hark, it's Africa calling

No one had urged Keralites to go to Ceylon, Singapore, Burma or the Gulf. Without government help or incentives, Keralites explored lands on his/her own and set up enterprises from eateries to hyper malls in distant lands. Now, its Africa's turn to ...
 Manorama Online1 week ago
Irish Times

Rohingya women fleeing Burma sold into marriage

Ambiya Khatu, who married a man who paid for her release from smugglers in Thailand, watches her niece with her mother, Mabiya Khatu, at home in Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaThere was nobody to rescue us, so I agreed, she said. Photograph: Mauricio ...
 Irish Times1 week ago
Central Chronicle

The queen of Hollywood meets The Lady of Burma: Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie has visited a Burmese factory to meet with female workers in the hope of learning more about their difficult living conditions. The Hollywood actress, now a special envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, is on the last day ...
 Central Chronicle3 weeks ago Angelina Jolie meets female factory workers in Burma  ITV.com4 weeks ago Angelina Jolie Meets Buddhist Monks In Training During UN Trip To Burma  Malaysian Digest4 weeks ago Angelina Jolie meets refugees  Business Standard1 month ago

Massive flooding engulfs Burma

The number of people affected by flooding across Burma was approaching 1 million on Sunday, with waters in the low-lying southwestern delta inundating homes and forcing villagers into temporary shelters, the government said. The death toll was on ...
 CBC2 weeks ago Nearly 1 million affected by Burma floods, 99 dead  CBC3 weeks ago Burma Floods: Over 1 Million People Affected, Nearly 100 Dead  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Floods Shutter Nearly 1,400 Schools Across Burma  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago
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