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West voices growing concern at Myanmar's handling of crisis: sources
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West voices growing concern at Myanmar's handling of crisis: s...

By Antoni Slodkowski and Michelle Nichols YANGON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western nations are increasingly concerned at how Aung San Suu Kyi's government is dealing with violence in Myanmar's divided northwest, with the U.S. envoy to the United ..., 2 weeks ago
Electric New Paper

UN urges Suu Kyi to intervene in military crackdown on Rohingya

YANGON The United Nations (UN) has urged Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit northern Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority. The Nobel peace prize winner has ...
 Electric New Paper20 hours ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits Japan, seeking investment, as crisis builds at home  Reuters India1 month ago

UN: Rohingya abuse may be crimes against humanity

YANGON: Myanmar's Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the United Nation's rights agency said on Tuesday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a visit that will include a trip to northern Rakhine. The army has ...
 Manila Times1 week ago As 2016 draws to a close, UN rights chief outlines enormity of challenges to human rights  Singapore Star.com1 week ago

China protests 'illegal,' 'provocative' US South China Sea patrol

BEIJING China's Defense Ministry said that a patrol by a U.S. warship in the South China Sea on Friday was "illegal" and "provocative" and that it had lodged a protest with the United States. In a statement on its website, the ministry said two ...
 Reuters India1 month ago

[Newsmaker] A soldier's way

On Oct. 9, 1983, a bomb went off at a national cemetery in Yangon, Burma, where scores of top South Korean government officials were waiting for the arrival of President Chun Doo-hwan. The attack, perpetrated by South Korea's communist neighbor, ...
 Korea Herald1 month ago

Rohingya women accuse Myanmar troops of rape amid crackdown on militants The online news portal of TV5 U SHEY KYA/YANGON -- Rohingya Muslims say Myanmar soldiers raped or sexually assaulted dozens of women in a remote village in the northwest of the country during the biggest upsurge in violence ...
 Interaksyon1 month ago Rohingya women say Myanmar soldiers raped them amid crackdown on militants  Japan Times1 month ago Exclusive: Rohingya women say Myanmar soldiers raped them amid crackdown on militants  Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 month ago Rohingya women say soldiers raped them amid crackdown on militants  Free Malaysia Today1 month ago

Will South Korea-Japan Intelligence Deal Change Status Quo?

An intelligence-sharing deal between South Korea and Japan allows the two countries to bypass the United States as they work together to combat the growing threat of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The deal was signed last week and ...
 Singapore Star.com6 days ago

Trump, Taiwan Put China on the Defensive With Historic Phone Call

China's foreign minister dubbed the 12-minute phone call by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen a "petty action" that will lead to no changes in Sino-U.S. relations. But the communist leadership will watch for fallout, such as whether Trump talks again ...
 Singapore Star.com6 days ago

Haiti: UN's new approach on cholera puts people at heart of the response

-- The response to cholera in Haiti will be a "long and thorough battle," but the United Nations will stand by the Haitian people and authorities, St"phane Dujarric, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General, on the eve of the launch of the ...
 Singapore Star.com1 week ago

New UN report reveals barriers to inclusive development and highlights key steps to progress

-- The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs has just released its 2016 Report on the World Social Situation, which includes important new findings about persisting inequalities in education and economic opportunity and, ...
 Singapore Star.com1 week ago
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