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Bangladesh buries Rohingya in Myanmar

Five Rohingya shot dead in Myanmar have been buried in Bangladesh at a mass funeral attended by hundreds of people after their relatives carried their bodies across the border, police said Thursday. The Rohingya villagers who carried the victims'...

UN set to take ‘necessary measures’ on North Korea

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Thursday that China would support the United Nations taking further measures against North Korea following its recent nuclear test. However it remained unclear whether Beijing, the North's key ally, would be willing to...

Red Cross staff abducted in Afghanistan released

Two Red Cross workers were freed in Afghanistan Tuesday, seven months after they were abducted during an attack on their convoy that killed six colleagues, the international charity said. The Afghan aid workers came under fire in the northern province...

Moldovan president blocks sending troops to NATO drills

The president of Moldova on Tuesday said he had cancelled the participation of a small group of Moldovan soldiers in upcoming NATO exercises, in a symbolic move underscoring the political split in the ex-Soviet state. Kremlin-friendly President Igor Dodon, who...

Peru’s Fujimori back in prison after health treatment

Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori, 79, has been taken back to prison following his discharge from a clinic after receiving treatment for a heart ailment, his doctor said Monday. Alejandro Aguinaga said Fujimori had been discharged from the clinic...

Putin, Russia may reduce US diplomatic personnel

Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened Tuesday to expel up to 155 more US diplomatic personnel from his country as the diplomatic feud between Washington and Moscow rumbled on. "We reserve the right to make a decision on how many...

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home

Israeli police on Tuesday evicted a Palestinian family from the east Jerusalem home in which they lived for over half a century, making way for Israelis deemed the legal occupants. The Shamasneh family has for years been fighting a court...

Putin supports sending force to protect Ukraine monitors

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday supported the idea of deploying an international force to eastern Ukraine to help protect monitors observing the conflict. "I consider the presence of peacekeepers one could call them not peacekeepers, but people who...

Kidnapping feared after French girl vanishes

Divers and police dogs took part in a massive hunt for a missing nine-year-old girl in the French Alps on Tuesday after she vanished during a family wedding at the weekend. "Obviously, we are exploring all leads," local prosecutor...

US Sends Extra air patrol as Russia war games loom

The United States on Tuesday sent extra jet fighters to patrol the skies over Baltic states to reinforce its NATO allies as Russia gears up for major major military drills, Lithuania's defence ministry said. Seven US F-15 fighter jets...
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