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Myanmar accused of new destruction of Rohingya villages

Myanmar accused of new destruction of Rohingya villages

More than 100,000 Rohingya have been stuck in camps in southern Rakhine state since a deadly wave of communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims in 2012. Though she is barred from the presidency due to a constitutional rule, Ms Suu Kyi, who serves as State Counsellor, is seen as de-facto leader. At a press conference on November 15 in response to Human Rights Watch's November 13 statement, the Burmese government admitted widespread burning but claimed that the total number of buildings ...


Controversial US educationalist Michelle Rhee in talks with Trump

Controversial US educationalist Michelle Rhee in talks with Trump

Rhee has also been the supporter of the Common Core educational standards in the past, which the president-elect has often called a 'total disaster'. President-elect Donald Trump and Michelle Rhee met at Trump International Golf Club on Saturday in Bedminster Township, N.J.



It looked bleak for Johnson until he snatched a 7th title

In overtime, Johnson drove to the title, in a finish NASCAR couldn't have scripted more dramatically. Johnson now ties the record held by Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty, according to The Associated Press . "It's cool that Carl came up and said that because I don't blame him", Logano remarked. "It could be whatever it may be, and I feel like for me, that's the safest environment for me to operate, knowing that there's always that next goal that needs to be achieved, that next goal that ...



Turkey's Erdogan says he's been 'disillusioned' by Obama

Another 403 were removed from the gendarmerie, which looks after domestic security. The total number dismissed since the July coup attempt exceeds 110,000. "We know that the state is not fully cleared of this treacherous gang". Writing for Bloomberg View , Eli Like suggests Trump is already wheeling and dealing with Erdogan by floating the idea of a speedy Gulen extradition, a strategy that supporters hope will use the tremendous significance Erdogan's government has placed upon ...


Malaysian group to hold anti-Najib rally despite ban

Malaysian group to hold anti-Najib rally despite ban

This it the fifth protest organised by Bersih - whose name means "clean" in Malay - since its inception in 2010. The protest came a day after the head of pro-democracy group Bersih, the organisers of Saturday's rally, was arrested along with several other supporters of the demonstration, including opposition leaders and student activists.



Russian Federation says two soldiers abducted at Ukrainian border

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday accused Ukraine of "illegally" detaining two Russian soldiers by the Crimean border, calling the incident "a provocation". Russian Federation claimed Ukraine would use "psychological and physical pressure" to get confessions from the soldiers "for crimes allegedly committed against Ukraine".