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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 10th, 2016
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Naypyidaw, Myanmar (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Myanmar has shuttered crossings on its border with Bangladesh and local schools following weekend attacks on police station outposts that left at least 17 people dead, including nine police officers. Early Sunday morning, attackers armed with ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 30th, 2016
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Yangon, Myanmar ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The heads of Myanmar’s government and military have met with the leaders of two of the most powerful rebel groups to confirm their participation in an upcoming peace conference. Both groups had refused to participate in such talks with the...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 31st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast on Saturday, according to local officials and the Turkish Dogan news agency. More than one million refugees and migrants arrived i...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 30th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ten people drowned while 43 others were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast, Turkish news agency Dogan reported on Saturday. More than one million refugees and migrants arrived by land and sea in the Eu...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 28th, 2016
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Berlin , Germany ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, relying on what it calls expert opinion from around the wor...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 24th, 2015
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Koh Samui, Thailand (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A Thai court on Thursday sentenced two Myanmar migrants to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a resort island last year, in a case that raised questions about police competence and the treatment of migrant workers in Thailand. Human Rights Watc...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 2nd, 2015
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Naypyidaw,Myanmar ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Myanmar President Thein Sein congratulated opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on her party’s victory in last month’s election and assured her there would be a peaceful transfer of power. The two leaders met Wednesday in the capital Naypyidaw for the...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 23rd, 2015
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Naypyidaw,Myanmar ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 91 people died in a landslide at a jade mine in northeastern Myanmar, also known as Burma, with dozens of people buried alive as mud and stones cascaded over the shacks where many miners lived, the Democratic Voice of Burma Web site reporte...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 13th, 2015
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Phnom Penh,Cambodia ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A Cambodian court on Friday ordered the arrest of opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who is locked in a bitter political fight with his archrival, the country’s prime minister. However, it is not clear if Rainsy will actually be arrested since he has parliam...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 11th, 2015
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Gauhati,India ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Bangladesh on Friday handed over a jailed Indian rebel leader whose group has been fighting to free the northeastern Indian state of Assam from New Delhi’s rule, officials said. Anup Chetia, a leader of the banned United Liberation Front of Assam, was being b...