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    Myanmar soldiers kill at least 4 in hunt for border attackers

    Reuters | Updated at 03:48pm on October 11, 2016

    Myanmar soldiers have killed at least four men during a sweep of Muslim villages following deadly attacks on police posts along the northwestern border with...

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    Imprisoned Chinese minority scholar gets human rights award

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:07pm on October 11, 2016

    A group of leading rights organisations has awarded its annual prize for human rights defenders to imprisoned Chinese Muslim minority economics professor...

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    Myanmar sends troops into Muslim-majority region

    Reuters | Updated at 03:21pm on October 10, 2016

    Myanmar has stepped up security in a Muslim-majority region near its border with Bangladesh, officials said on Monday, as authorities hunt for attackers who...

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    Thailand detains Hong Kong pro-democracy activist

    Reuters | Updated at 09:48am on October 05, 2016

    A teenage Hong Kong student leader who helped organise massive pro-democracy protests in the Chinese-ruled city in 2014 was detained on arrival in Thailand on...

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    How is terrorism funded in South-East Asian countries?

    by Natalia Rogozhina | Updated at 12:10am on October 04, 2016

    THERE are many facts that prove that the countries of South-East Asia are now facing the threat of the spread of radical Islamism and increased...

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    Floods affect 600,000 people in North Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 07:41pm on October 03, 2016

    At least 600,000 people in North Korea have been affected by heavy flooding that damaged or destroyed 30,000 homes, the Red Cross said, calling for...

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    Japan's Ohsumi wins Nobel medicine prize

    Associated Press | Updated at 04:04pm on October 03, 2016

    Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries related to the degrading and...

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    Duterte draws Hitler parallels

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:07am on October 01, 2016

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened his deadly crime war to Hitler’s efforts to exterminate Jews, as he declared he was ‘happy to slaughter’...

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