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Annan urges respect for civilians in west Myanmar violence

The Burmese government called on Malaysia not to take part in the rally, citing ASEAN principles saying "a member country does not interfere in other member countries' internal affairs". Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, speaks to the crowd during a protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar at a stadium in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia on December 4.


FM Yun urges China's key role in implementing new United Nations sanctions

FM Yun urges China's key role in implementing new United Nations sanctions

Mayor Park's northern "new deal" represents the idea of using North Korea as a bridge to expand into Eurasia. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. He also raised the unresolved issue of North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals as one of the threats presented by the country. These organizations include North Korea's flag carrier Air Koryo, as well as trading and energy companies and financial institutions seen as having contributed to nuclear ...



Top UK judges grill government lawyer on Brexit plans

May's government is appealing a lower court's ruling that lawmakers must get a say before Article 50 can be invoked. Prime Minister Theresa May has said she intends to trigger Article 50 by the end of March and the EU's chief negotiator said on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) that would give a target of October 2018 for the Brexit deal to be agreed.


Japan's deal maker, Softbank tycoon Masayoshi Son

Japan's deal maker, Softbank tycoon Masayoshi Son

Son, who controls Sprint Corp., announced his investment plans after a 45-minute meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in NY, the Wall Street Journal reports . a few years ago. Son has led the firm in a string of acquisitions including early investment in Alibaba, China's equivalent to eBay. Trump quickly claimed he had saved those positions, even though the company is still shifting more than 1,000 jobs from that factory and another IN plant to Mexico.



Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Passes 100 as Rescuers Struggle

Meureudu resident Hasbi Jaya, 37, said his family was asleep when the powerful quake struck. Local TV reported that about 40 shop houses in the market collapsed. "Roads are intact in most areas, but there's damage to bridges and other infrastructure that'll take time and money to fix [or] replace". In Pidie Jaya's neighboring district of Bireuen, a teacher at an Islamic school died after being hit by falling debris, said health worker Achmad Taufiq.


Sheriff Clarke Responds to not Getting Picked for Homeland Security Secretary

Sheriff Clarke Responds to not Getting Picked for Homeland Security Secretary

Gen. Kelly would become the second retired Marine general to join Mr. Trump's cabinet. Trump also has tapped retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser, the Wall Street Journal reported . Kelly's son, Lt. Robert Michael Kelly, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010 after stepping on a landmine. Trump may be forced to look to generals to fill key positions because he lacks a relationship with Republican establishment figures, said former White House and State ...