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Suu Kyi visits Rakhine as Rohingya exodus continues

Myanmar's de facto leader makes first visit to the region from where over half a million Rohingya have been uprooted.

Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi

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Deadly blast hits embassy district in Afghan capital

Police confirm the blast near many foreign embassies and government departments in the Wazir Akbar Khan area.

Kabul

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Voluntary sterilisation planned for Rohingya refugees

Voluntary sterilisation programme planned in an effort to check high fertility rate among a million Rohingya refugees.

shelter in Bangladesh

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Myanmar's tourism in crisis amid Rohingya suffering

Myanmar’s dream of a bustling tourism sector is cracking as images of ethnic cleansing shock the world.

Rohingya girl

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Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet

President announces commission to oversee gradual transition to Latin-based script by 2025

alphabet

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US mulls sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

Washington to withdraw military assistance to Myanmar forces as it considers measures against human rights abuses.

Rohingya have fled

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Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul

Latest suicide bombing kills 15 army trainees in Kabul, the seventh major assault in the war-torn country since Tuesday.

Shia mosque in Kabul

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Deadly attacks strike mosques in Kabul and Ghor

Shia mosques targeted in separate attacks, with at least 30 people killed in Kabul and up to 10 more in Ghor province.

Shia in Afghanistan

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S Chandrasekhar: Why Google honours him today

It took over 30 years for the world to recognise Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's discoveries.

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours-long firefight.

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US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis

Forty-three US legislators have urged the Trump administration to reimpose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.

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MSF data shows 6,700 Rohingya were killed by Myanmar security forces in the month following August 25.

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