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  • Rohingya flee to Bangladesh to escape Myanmar military strikes

    It said Ali expressed "serious concern on the influx of Rakhine Muslims into the territory of Bangladesh in spite of Bangladesh Border Guard's efforts to stop the flow" as he briefed the foreign diplomats on the evolving situation in Myanmar and Bangladesh-Myanmar relations at the state guest house of Padma.

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  • Myanmar pursuing 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya: UN official

    Bangladesh police has detained dozens of Rohingya migrants, who have fled Myanmar amid reports that the military is burning down their villages and raping women . "Despite our border guards' honest effort to prevent the influx, thousands of distressed Myanmar citizens including women, children and elderly people continue to cross the border into Bangladesh", it said.

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  • China currency dips to lowest level versus dollar in 8 years

    China currency dips to lowest level versus dollar in 8 years

    The Chinese yuan was added to currencies that constitute the special drawing rights of the International Monetary Fund on October 1. A commentary on Tuesday in the official Economic Daily newspaper said that China must rely on structural reforms to reverse expectations for yuan depreciation.

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  • Obama Hints He May Speak Out Against Trump If 'Necessary'

    News of their phone conversation emerged just as President Obama's wrapped up his last overseas trip as the 44th commander-in-chief. Obama used a meeting with key European leaders to urge them to work with incoming president Trump. A Trump transition team statement said their discussion included the United States economy, global capital markets and the world financial situation, as well as tax reform and long-term debt.

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  • Diplomats: Iran Begins Exporting Excess Heavy Water

    President Obama is on his way out the door and he is doing most everything possible under his executive authority to bolster the Iran Deal before president-elect Trump gets into office. As opposed to the Obama administration, Trump may not find Iran's regular bypassing of limits on its heavy water production to be acceptable, and declare Tehran formally in abrogation of the JCPOA.

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  • Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

    The transition team did not provide details of who Mr. Trump will meet with at the exclusive private golf club about 35 miles west of Manhattan. NEW YORK (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump and his team are battling back against charges of chaos and infighting as they race to set up an administration.

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  • Palestinian Killed in Clashes at Gaza-Israel Border

    Palestinian Killed in Clashes at Gaza-Israel Border

    According to Palestinian sources, the Israeli forces prevented the arrival of ambulances and medical staff at the site until the man was pronounced dead. In the past year, Israel has detained scores of Palestinians, including journalists, for social media activity, alleging that a wave of unrest that swept the occupied Palestinian territory since October 2015 was encouraged largely by "incitement".

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  • Iraqi forces regroup, search for cars intended for attacks

    Maj. Gen. Sami al-Aridi of the Iraqi military's special forces told The Associated Press that his men also foiled two attempted suicide auto bombings earlier in the day, firing from a US -made tank on the approaching vehicles, which exploded before hitting their intended targets.

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  • Satellite images reveal destruction in Rohingya villages

    Satellite images reveal destruction in Rohingya villages

    Troops have poured into a strip of land along the Bangladesh border, an area which is largely home to the stateless Muslim Rohingya minority, since a series of coordinated and deadly attacks on police border posts last month. They are denied citizenship by the government despite many having lived there for generations. The crisis marks the biggest challenge faced by Burma's new civilian government, headed by Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi.

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  • Divided Cyprus' rival leaders still looking for land deal

    Divided Cyprus' rival leaders still looking for land deal

    The U.N. statement said Anastasiades and Akinci have made a decision to return to Cyprus "and reflect on the way forward". The issue of territory was one of the most intractable on the agenda. A statement from the United Nations just after 1.30 am said the leaders had been engaged in serious and sustained negotiations over the last two days in Mont Pelerin.

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  • Mos Def to depart from SA

    Mos Def to depart from SA

    Many countries do not accept the passport either as a travel document or a formal identity but the WSA claims countries such as Togo, Mauritania, Ecuador, Zambia, Tanzania have accepted the 30-page document in the past. This after he reportedly entered the country with a United States passport that had a visitor's visa which was valid until February. A world passort, according to the World Service Authority which issues the document, "represents the inalienable human right of freedom of ...

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  • Ohio's Ryan launches bid to take over Democrats' House leadership from Pelosi

    Ohio's Ryan launches bid to take over Democrats' House leadership from Pelosi

    Democrats earlier this week delayed leadership elections until November 30, amid consternation over the party's failure to win control of either chamber of Congress on Election Day. "But I think there's an overall frustration that we've been doing this in a way that hasn't worked". But the party needs to go in a different direction and court blue-collar voters if it wants to pick up more seats in the midterm elections in 2018, he said.

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  • Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College

    Describing political and social problems in real words and not in political phrases or ideologies is neither a sign of stupidity nor a sign of (right-wing) populism - something the career politicians love to use to label competitors -, it's a sign of understanding how the world has changed, and what people are seeking in a leader these days.

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  • Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

    Five hospitals have been destroyed by the recent airstrikes in east Aleppo. Pro-government media, meanwhile, reported rebel shelling on government-held parts of the city, saying they killed two and wounded others. It said six people of one family were killed Sunday by Syria shelling, rising thus the number of those killed in Aleppo over the past 24 hours to 55.

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  • Congressional republicans plan swift action on agenda with Donald Trump

    Congressional republicans plan swift action on agenda with Donald Trump

    Pat McCrory in North Carolina . In Florida , freshman GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo won a race that underscored how Trump's damage to Republicans would be limited. Republicans gained four seats in the House of Representatives and two in the Senate after Democrat incumbents Senator Gary Forby and Representative John Bradley were voted out.

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  • Florida vs. LSU Football 2016

    The two are nearly identical in the major, team-wide defensive categories. No big deal, of course, for Florida who "only" have to go on the road to Tallahassee next week in one of the more intense rivalries in all of college football, and with any luck to Atlanta after that to take on Alabama.

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  • Rajnath Singh speaks to Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal after militant ambush

    Rajnath Singh speaks to Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal after militant ambush

    I strongly condemn this attack, the perpetrators will be punished. "I am deeply anguished by the death of Army soldiers in a blast in Tinsukia and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured", Singh said. The injured jawans were immediately rushed to a nearby army hospital for treatment. The hiding terrorists fired upon the Army vehicle from both side of the road, said a local.

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  • Iraqi forces attack IS in east Mosul neighborhood

    Iraqi forces attack IS in east Mosul neighborhood

    Brig. Gen. Haider Fadhil says the special forces now control 70 percent of the district, which is still full of most of its residents. The army is trying to evacuate them as it battles street by street. Nimrud was first captured by ISIS in June 2014, shortly after they seized Mosul . The Iraqi army captured a handful of the mockups last week at a training site it retook from the group north of Mosul , ISIS's last major stronghold in the country, which government forces have nearly ...

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  • Japan's leader Abe heads to New York to meet Trump

    On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly criticized American allies, such as Japan, for not contributing sufficiently to support American military bases, a point disputed by Japan's Minister of Defense Tomomi Inada, who told reporters in Tokyo , "we are bearing the burden for what we should bear".

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  • Bombs strike rebel-held Aleppo and northern Syria, 54 dead

    Air strikes hit near a children's hospital and a school in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Wednesday in the second day of renewed bombing that has killed at least 20 people, a war monitor, medics, and emergency workers said. Both Moscow and Damascus have denied doing so, and say their air campaign is directed against military targets belonging to the rebels, who they describe as "terrorists".

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  • British woman faces jail time in Dubai for reporting gang rape

    British woman faces jail time in Dubai for reporting gang rape

    Her two alleged attackers flew home hours after the incident, her family claims, but she is unable to leave the country as police have taken away her passport. It is also against the law for a single person to have sex with someone who is married. "Recent cases such as those of Alicia Gail and Roxanne Hiller, and the awful case at hand, show that it is still not safe for victims to report these crimes to the police without the risk of suffering a double punishment".

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