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    Canada's Trudeau urges Suu Kyi to end Myanmar violence

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:25am on September 14, 2017

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday urged Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi to end the violence which has seen nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to neighbouring Bangladesh...

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    Number of Rohingya refugees may reach 10 lakh: UNHCR, IOM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2017

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and International Organisation for Migration fear that the number of Rohingya people fleeing from persecution in the Rakhine state of Myanmar might reach 10 lakh...

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    Malaysia school fire kills 23

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2017

    Twenty-three people, mostly children, were killed Thursday by a blaze that tore through a Malaysian religious school, trapping them in a dormitory with metal grilles barring its windows...

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    Singapore names first woman president

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:40am on September 14, 2017

    Singapore named a former speaker of parliament as the multicultural city-state’s first woman president on Wednesday while critics expressed dismay that other candidates were disqualified and the election went uncontested...

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    US Supreme Court allows broad Trump refugee ban

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on September 14, 2017

    The US Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed president Donald Trump to broadly implement a ban on refugees entering the country from around the world...

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    Saudi rounds up 20 people in crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:18am on September 14, 2017

    Saudi authorities have arrested at least 20 people, including prominent clerics Salman al-Awdah and Awad al-Qarni, in an apparent crackdown on dissent, activists and family members have said...

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    Keep aside politics from Rohingya refugee issue: UN

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:12pm on September 13, 2017

    The United Nations has urged the international community to keep aside politics and support the ongoing humanitarian efforts to help...

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    China stands by Myanmar govt

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:00pm on September 13, 2017

    China has said it supports the Myanmar government’s efforts to maintain peace and stability in Rakhine state of Myanmar. ‘The Chinese side...

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    India rape: DNA test finds uncle not father of child’s baby

    BBC | Updated at 04:37pm on September 13, 2017

    Police in India have reopened the case of a 10-year-old girl after forensic tests revealed that her baby’s DNA samples did not match those...

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    Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of ‘punishment’ over Rohingya

    Reuters | Updated at 02:06pm on September 13, 2017

    Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them...