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    Report on Rohingya massacre alarming: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on February 11, 2018

    The United Nations has described the latest report by a news agency on the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as very alarming...

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    Report on Rohingya massacre alarming: UN

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:06pm on February 10, 2018

    The United Nations has described the latest report by a news agency on the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as very alarming. ‘We're aware...

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    Pro-opposition Maldives broadcaster shuts over threats

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 12:18am on February 10, 2018

    A pro-opposition television network in the Maldives shut down Friday following threats to its staff, as the government continued a clampdown on dissent that has...

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    Myanmar forces, Buddhist villagers torched Rohingya homes, then killed

    Reuters . Inn Din | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    Bound together, the 10 Rohingya captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of September 2, all 10 lay dead....

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    Maldives’ embattled president sends envoys to China, Saudi for support

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 12:31am on February 09, 2018

    The embattled president of the Maldives has sent envoys to friendly nations such as China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to brief them on a political...

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    Maldives president back in control

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 12:05am on February 07, 2018

    Maldives president Abdulla Yameen appeared Wednesday to have gained the upper hand in a bitter power struggle after a diminished Supreme Court reinstated the convictions...

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    Security forces storm Maldives SC

    Agencies . Male, Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on February 06, 2018

    Maldives security forces broke into the Supreme Court on Monday, court spokesman Faisal Adam told Reuters, hours after president Abdulla Yameen declared a state of...

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    Maldives govt warns Supreme Court against impeachment move

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 12:17am on February 05, 2018

    The beleaguered Maldives government Sunday ordered police and troops to resist any move by the Supreme Court to arrest or impeach president Abdulla Yameen over...

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    11 soldiers killed in Pakistan suicide bombing

    Reuters . Peshawar | Updated at 01:55am on February 04, 2018

    At least 11 soldiers were killed and 13 wounded on Saturday in a suicide attack near an army base in northern Pakistan, officials said, in...

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    UN concerned about heavy fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin state

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 01:05am on February 04, 2018

    Conflict between Myanmar’s army and guerrillas of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in northern Myanmar has escalated since January 19, including in Sumprabum, Waingmaw and...

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