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North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children.
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Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monk

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam....
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Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, before police fired in the air to disperse them....
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Nepal holds final phase of landmark local polls

Kathmandu (AFP) - Polls opened in Nepal Monday for the final phase of local polls, the first in nearly two decades and a key step in the country's post-war transition to a federal democracy....
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Young democracy activist among Macau election winners

HONG KONG (AP) — Macau voters have elected a young pro-democracy activist to the Chinese casino capital's legislature, as opposition lawmakers expanded their presence at the expense of candidates linked to the gambling industry....
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Iranian Aid Handed Out to Myanmar Muslims

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The first consignment of the humanitarian aid Iran has dispatched for the Muslim people of Myanmar was distributed among the displaced refugees in Bangladesh. ...
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Iran Sends Humanitarian Aid to Myanmar via Bangladesh

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's first humanitarian aids shipment was sent to Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar through Bangladesh on Friday....
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Myanmar’s Military, Political Leaders United Against Rohingya ‘Threat’

Suu Kyi Condemns International 'Fake News' on Situation...
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Number of Rohingya children fleeing Myanmar violence alone increases

The lost Rohingya boy made the journey from Myanmar alone, following strangers from other villages across rivers and jungle until they reached Bangladesh, where he had no family and no idea where to go....
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Malaysia ready to provide temporary shelter for Rohingya fleeing violence

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s coast guard will not turn away Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar and is willing to provide them temporary shelter, the maritime agency’s chief said on Friday. ...
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