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Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya women in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar At least two Rohingya women were killed after artillery shells hit a village in the Myanmar's western Rakhine state on Friday, according to media reports and a lawmaker. Narinjara,...

India: Rohingya refugees hail world court verdict

NEW DELHI, India   Displaced Rohingya community living in India hailed on Thursday the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict, directing Myanmar to prevent the act of genocide against them. They...

Tragic fate follows Rohingya in India

NEW DELHI, India   Even as recent international attention has rekindled hope among displaced Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar, hundreds of them living in India fear another displacement as the fallout of...

Italy pledges troops presence, support to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan Visiting Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini has assured his country’s continued presence and assistance to Afghanistan within the NATO framework, an official statement said on Thursday. The Italian minister...

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

BEIJING  A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwestern China on Sunday, according to China's Earthquake Networks Center. The quake was reported in the region's city of...

Pompeo says Iran undermining Afghanistan peace process

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Iran is working to harm the peace process in Afghanistan. Speaking at a news conference at the State Department, the U.S....

Bangladesh-Myanmar border conference begins in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh A high-profile border conference between the border security forces of Bangladesh and Myanmar began in the former's capital Dhaka on Sunday.  Issues of bilateral interest, such as illegal entering...

Kashmir, Pakistan observe self determination day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Kashmiris on Sunday commemorated the right to self-determination across both Pakistani and Indian-administered sides of Jammu and Kashmir.   A rally was organized in Muzaffarabad, the capital city of Pakistan-administered...

Dhaka court issues arrest order of former chief justice

DHAKA, Bangladesh  A Dhaka court on Sunday issued arrest warrants against the former chief justice and 10 others in connection, including some former and current senior bank officials of a...

Pakistani not to take sides in US-Iran dispute

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  The Pakistani army on Sunday announced Islamabad would not be part of any campaign that disturbs regional peace, referring to an ongoing dispute between the U.S. and Iran,...

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Military chopper crashes into Adriatic Sea in Croatia

BELGRADE, Serbia A military helicopter crashed into the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, according to the police. The Ministry of Defense said the casualties are still unknown. "The...

Somali woman promotes peace through art

MOGADISHU, Somalia  A famous young female Somali painter is speaking through her paintings across Somalia, and people are noticing. Nujuum Hashi Ahmed’s paintings are about the...

Turkey to build shelter areas in quake-hit Elazig

ANKARA Turkey is set to build temporary shelters to host 1,000 families affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, the country's interior minister said...

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