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    US urges UN to hold Myanmar military accountable for ‘ethnic cleansing’

    Reuters . United Nations | Updated at 12:05am on February 15, 2018

    The United States on Tuesday described Myanmar denials of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims as ‘preposterous’ as it called on the UN Security Council to hold the military accountable and pressure leader Aung San Suu Kyi ‘to acknowledge these horrific acts that are taking place in her country.’...

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    Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on February 14, 2018

    Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, opening the way for what could be the biggest challenge yet to the...

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    US Congress takes up fate of 1.8m young immigrants

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:22am on February 14, 2018

    The citizenship hopes of 1.8 million immigrants brought to the United States as children hung in the balance Monday as Congress launched debate on the hot-button issue, with president Donald Trump eager to ‘make a deal’ on new legislation....

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    Stability, peace in Rakhine absolutely critical, says Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:16pm on February 13, 2018

    The stability, peace and development of Rakhine State are absolutely critical for entire Myanmar to become stable, peaceful and developed...

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    India says Pakistan ‘will pay’ after Kashmir army camp attack

    Reuters | Updated at 02:29pm on February 13, 2018

    India warned Pakistan that it would ‘pay for this misadventure’ following a deadly attack by militants on an army camp in the northern state of...

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    ANC orders Zuma to step down as South African president

    Reuters . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:05am on February 14, 2018

    South Africa’s ruling party ordered Jacob Zuma on Tuesday to step down as head of state after marathon talks over the fate of a leader whose scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela’s post-apartheid ‘Rainbow Nation’....

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    North Korea warms to South after visit

    Reuters | Updated at 11:34am on February 13, 2018

    North Korea’s leader said he wants to boost the ‘warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue’ with South Korea after his high-level delegation returned from...

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    Rohingyas still not allowed to return: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 12:05am on February 14, 2018

    Myanmar failed to put in place conditions for the safe return of 6,88,000 Rohingya refugees who fled an army crackdown six months ago, the UN refugee chief said Monday....

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    State broadcaster says Zuma agrees to go, spokesman denies

    Reuters . Johannesburg/Pretoria | Updated at 01:30am on February 13, 2018

    South Africa’s SABC state broadcaster reported on Monday that Jacob Zuma had agreed to resign as head of state, citing sources, but the embattled leader’s spokesman quickly dismissed this as ‘fake news’....

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    Bulldozed Rohingya villages deepen fears Myanmar is erasing history

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on February 13, 2018

    Aerial photos of Rakhine state have emerged that appear to show several bulldozed Rohingya settlements, renewing accusations Myanmar is wiping out the homes and history of the Muslim minority....