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Rohingya refugees tell of new violence; call for Myanmar sanctions

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

COX’S BAZAR (Reuters): Rohingya Muslims fleeing a Myanmar military offensive arrived in Bangladesh on Monday with fresh accounts of violence and arson as a rights group called for sanctions and an arms embargo to stop what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. The latest wave of violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State began on […]

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Suicide bombers kill 15 in northeast Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

KANO (AFP): At least 15 people were killed on Monday when suicide bombers attacked an aid distribution point in northeast Nigeria, in the latest suspected strike by Boko Haram insurgents against civilians. The blasts occurred in the Konduga area, about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, both of which have been […]

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Afghanistan can restore peace, stability at an early date: China

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

BEIJING (APP): While support an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process, a Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Monday hoped that Afghanistan could restore peace and stability at an early date. “China support the efforts made by Afghanistan to restore peace and stability,” Lu Kang told reporters during regular press briefing here. Responding to a question regarding Afghan […]

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