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Guterres: ‘Pressure needed to stop Myanmar carnage’

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has “a last chance” to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head has said. Antonio Guterres told the BBC’s Hardtalk programme that unless she acted now, “the tragedy …

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Rohingya crisis: ‘Last chance’ for Aung San Suu Kyi

Image copyright Reuters Image caption More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has “a last chance” to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head …

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China provides $10 billion credit line to Iran | world-news

A Chinese state-owned investment firm has provided a $10 billion credit line for Iranian banks, Iran’s central bank president said Saturday. The contract was signed in Beijing between China’s CITIC investment group and a delegation of Iranian banks led by central bank president Valiollah Seif. The Iran Daily said the …

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NKorea leader says he will complete nuke program | World News

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said the country is nearing its goal of “equilibrium” in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the North’s “highly provocative” ballistic missile test on Friday. The North’s official Korean Central News …

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World news briefs – News – The Shawnee News-Star

UK threat level raised to “critical” after subway bombing LONDON (AP) — A homemade bomb planted in a rush-hour subway car exploded in London on Friday, injuring 29 people and prompting authorities to raise Britain’s terrorism threat level to “critical,” meaning another attack may be imminent. The early morning …

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