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    Indian teenager kills schoolmate to postpone exams

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:32am on November 09, 2017

    India arrested a teenager Wednesday for allegedly slitting the throat of a seven-year-old schoolmate in hopes the murder would lead to an exam being postponed,...

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    Bangladeshi man sentenced to life in jail for raping nun in India

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 12:28am on November 09, 2017

    A Bangladeshi man who raped an elderly nun was sentenced to life in prison by an Indian court Wednesday, in a case that has fueled...

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    Myanmar says UN move could harm talks with Bangladesh

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on November 08, 2017

    Myanmar said on Wednesday that the UN Security Council’s statement on the Rohingya refugee crisis could ‘seriously harm’ its talks with Bangladesh over repatriating more...

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    US for speedy measures

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on November 05, 2017

    The United States on Saturday stressed that the Myanmar authorities should take speedy measures for ensuring return of the forced displaced Rohingya people to their...

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    Suu Kyi stripped of freedom of Glasgow

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:18am on November 05, 2017

    Glasgow City Council in Scotland has unanimously voted to withdraw their offer to award Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi freedom of the...

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    Suu Kyi stripped of freedom of Glasgow

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on November 04, 2017

    Glasgow City Council in Scotland has unanimously voted to withdraw their offer to award Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi freedom of the...

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    US lawmakers target Myanmar military with new sanctions

    Reuters . Washington/ Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 04, 2017

    US lawmakers proposed targeted sanctions and travel restrictions on Myanmar military officials on Thursday over the treatment of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, one of...

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    Indian police arrest man over rape of 18-month-old girl

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:04pm on November 03, 2017

    A man accused of raping a toddler in front of his own children has been arrested in India, police said Friday, the latest in a...

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    Former PM Nawaz Sharif's corruption trial adjourned

    BBC | Updated at 03:44pm on November 03, 2017

    Pakistan's court has adjourned the hearing of two cases of alleged corruption against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif until November 7...

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    Senior US lawmakers target Myanmar military with new sanctions

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:11am on November 03, 2017

    Senior US Republican and Democratic lawmakers proposed targeted sanctions and travel restrictions on Myanmar military officials on Thursday over the treatment of the country’s ethnic...

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