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The authors criticised Aung San Suu Kyi , and said she had "not used her de facto position as Head of Government, nor her moral authority, to stem or prevent the unfolding events" in Rakhine state. In its final 20-page report, the mission said there was "genocidal intent" behind the actions of the Myanmar government. Worldwide groups have accused the military of carrying out ethnic cleansing, or even genocide, an allegation denied by the government, which says it was responding to attacks ...
  • Papadopoulos faces jail over lies to Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Papadopoulos faces jail over lies to Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Papadopoulos is scheduled to be sentenced in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on September 7. Papadopoulos did not ultimately provide "substantial assistance" to investigators, however, and prosecutors insisted his crime - which consisted of "at least a dozen lies" - "was serious and caused damage to the government's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election".
  • Taliban fighters kidnap over 100 people after buses ambushed

    Taliban fighters kidnap over 100 people after buses ambushed

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    The Trump administration urged the Taliban to participate in a cease-fire offered by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, saying it was time to end America's longest war. The insurgents, however, have no plans to officially announce the truce, the sources said. On Saturday, the leader of the Afghan Taliban, Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzadah, said that there will be no peace in the country as long as the "foreign occupation" continues.
  • China developing bombers, likely training pilots to target US: Pentagon

    China developing bombers, likely training pilots to target US: Pentagon

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    Well! Just now the news has popped up stating China's military is under strict training for strikes against the USA and its allies in the Pacific. The report also said that while Taiwan is taking steps to compensate for the growing disparities, they only partially address Taiwan's declining defensive advantages at a time when China's official defense budget has grown to roughly 15 times that of Taiwan.
  • Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?

    Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?

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    Manigault Newman claims Trump officials offered her a job on the campaign as a way of silencing her, after she was sacked from the White House . Lara Trump: "-keep everything, everybody positive, right?" The two woman have been feuding this week after the former reality star released a secret recording of the two discussing a rumored tape of President Trump using the N-word during his time on NBC's " The Apprentice ".
  • Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

    Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

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    As previously reported "FACTS", at least 17 soldiers were killed in Afghanistan in an attack by militants of the terrorist organization the Taliban on a military base in Faryab province. ISIL claimed that more than 200 people were killed in Wednesday's attack, which was disavowed by Afghanistan's main insurgent group, the Taliban. Elsewhere in Afghanistan, four policemen were killed and four were seriously wounded late Wednesday when they tried to defuse a auto bomb they found in ...
  • How many people have been displaced by Kerala floods?

    How many people have been displaced by Kerala floods?

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    The Navy and the Air Force have been conducting several rescue operations in areas where people have been stranded due to water rising to risky levels. Late on Saturday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that there was no shortage of food in the state as traders had stocked up ahead of a local festival.
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pakistan for Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony

    Navjot Singh Sidhu in Pakistan for Imran Khan’s swearing-in ceremony

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    Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of the total 272 cast in polling in the lower house, while his opponent Shehbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) got 96 votes, according to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser. Khan's PTI won the July 25 election, but did not have enough seats for an outright majority, forcing its leader to partner with smaller parties and independents in order to form a government.
  • Pentagon Announces Military Parade Will Be Postponed Until Next Year

    Pentagon Announces Military Parade Will Be Postponed Until Next Year

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    But what is new is that his planned military parade will cost USA taxpayers exactly $ 80 million more than expected. Instead, he'll settle for the upcoming parade around the Andrews Air Force Base. Since that time, cost estimates have skyrocketed upwards of $90 million. The Pentagon encouraged the use of wheeled vehicles only, and no tanks to "minimize damage to local infrastructure".
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Indian prime minister dies after illness aged 93

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Indian prime minister dies after illness aged 93

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    The former prime minister was admitted to the facility in June with a urinary tract infection, a lower respiratory tract infection and kidney-related ailments but the hospital had said days later that he was recovering. Vajpayee had only one functional kidney. Describing former prime minister's death as a "huge personal loss", Singh said he was pained beyond words at the demise of Vajpayee, who had cherished the ideal of a developed and powerful India.
  • South & North Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

    South & North Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

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    Moon was part of the South Korean delegation which travelled to Pyongyang for the second inter-Korean summit held in October 2007. A trip by the South's President Moon Jae-in to the North's capital would be the first such visit in more than a decade, as the diplomatic thaw on the peninsula builds.