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    Level of Myanmar army brutality hard to fathom: UN probe

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva/ Yangon | Updated at 12:09am on September 20, 2018

    Myanmar’s army has used unfathomable levels of violence against minority Rohingya, UN investigators said Tuesday, calling for the military to be removed from politics and...

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    Myanmar military brutality against Rohingya 'hard to fathom': UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, United Nations investigators said Tuesday, as they released the final part of a damning report reiterating calls...

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    Major Idlib raid could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:43am on September 11, 2018

    The UN’s new humanitarian chief warned Monday that a large-scale military operation against the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib could create ‘the worst humanitarian catastrophe’...

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    New UN rights chief decries abuses of minorities, migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The new UN rights chief decried Monday crackdowns on minorities in countries like Myanmar and China and urged Western countries to respect migrant rights, warning...

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    UN points to possible ‘war crimes’ in Yemen conflict

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:46pm on August 28, 2018

    All sides in Yemen’s bloody conflict may have committed war crimes, UN investigators said Tuesday, highlighting deadly air strikes, rampant sexual violence, and the recruitment...

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    Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:37pm on August 18, 2018

    Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday at the age of 80, prompting a barrage of tributes and condolences from around...

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    20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:33am on August 06, 2018

    Twenty people died after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside at the weekend, police said Sunday. ‘The police have the...

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    More migrants take sea route to Spain than Italy this year: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:17am on July 18, 2018

    The number of migrants arriving in Spain by boat is surging, the UN said Tuesday, and it has now surpassed Italy as the top destination...

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    Myanmar arrests dozens of returning Rohingya: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:36pm on July 04, 2018

    Myanmar has detained dozens of Rohingya refugees who have tried to return home, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, questioning the sincerity of the...

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    Record 68.5m people displaced worldwide: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:33pm on June 19, 2018

    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...

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