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Soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

Email Updated April 11, 2018 19:28:45 Photo: Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men...

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Sofia, March 31 (BTA)HIGHLIGHTS"Troud": Under the headline "We Keep Communication Channel with Russia", the paper covers Friday's meeting of the Security Council with the Government. Bulgaria will not expel Russian...

'Sooner or later, the people who are suffocating will wake up': after Mugabe, African leaders ponder own fate

Nairobi:  Hours after Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe was forced out after 37 years in power, Uganda's president, another former guerrilla in office for more than three decades, was tweeting about pay rises for civil...

Myanmar military report denies atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar's army released a report on Monday denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, having days earlier replaced the general in charge of the operation that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya...

Rakhine military chief transferred

Burma’s army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine State following a military crackdown that has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims into neighbouring Bangladesh amid reports of mass rape, torture and...

Burma praises China for suspending MNDAA bank account

Burma’s government praised China on Wednesday for suspending a Chinese bank account used by ethnic rebels fighting Burmese troops, in a move to prevent potential damage to diplomatic ties.Reuters has revealed that...

Syrian Kurds say Russia to build base in Afrin

Russia is setting up a military base in northwestern Syria in agreement with the Syrian-Kurdish YPG armed group that controls the area and will train fighters, a YPG spokesman said on Monday. The agreement with...

South Sudan president orders soldiers who rape be shot

Home News News Share Bookmark Print Rating South Sudan President Salva Kiir. PHOTO | REUTERS  By DENIS DUMO, REUTERSPosted  Tuesday, February 7   2017 at  12:59 In Summary Rights groups and UN monitors say...

UN Panel finds evidence of Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

”The results set the stage for a Security Council showdown between the five veto-wielding powers, likely pitting Russia and China against the United States, Britain and France over whether sanctions should be...

Suu Kyi’s ‘presidential proxy named’

Naypyitaw - Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed a close friend of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as its presidential candidate, ending a four-month wait for the identity of the president...


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