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80 US lawmakers seek release of jailed Myanmar reporters

Republican and Democratic House members say it's the latest example of erosion of press freedom in Myanmar. More than 80 US lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to step up efforts to win the release of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for reporting about massacres against Rohingya (ROH’-hihn-jah) Muslims. Republican and Democratic House members […]

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Aden, Sept 16, 2018 (AFP) –

32 rebels killed in Yemen coalition strikes Fresh clashes and air strikes have killed 32 rebels around Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeida, hospital sources said Sunday, as the UN envoy kept up peace efforts in Sana’a. A military source said that the Saudi-led coalition carried out an air raid on a radio station tower […]

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Modi-Ghani talks to focus on security

Afghan President will arrive tomorrow Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will visit New Delhi this week to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss bilateral ties as well as the regional security situation, officials in Delhi and Kabul confirmed. Mr. Ghani will land in Delhi on Wednesday, and meet Mr. Modi over lunch. He will also […]

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5 dead in stampede after Angolan soccer match

Witnesses said the stampede happened after fans found the gates to the Estádio 11 de Novembro stadium shut after the match. When police opened the gates, fans rushed out and some were trampled under police horses. Five people were killed and seven injured in a stampede after an African Champions League soccer match in the […]

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Typhoon pounds China after mud buries dozens in Philippines

Landslides caused by the pounding storm hit two villages in Itogon town in the Philippine mountain province of Benguet. Police Superintendent Pelita Tacio said 34 villagers had died and 36 were missing. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China’s Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the typhoon, state media said. […]