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OIC voices concern over Rohingya Muslims' plight

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(Jeddah) - Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expresses grave concern at the deteriorating situation following the ongoing security operation in Rakhine state, Myanmar. Reports have been received of serious human rights violations…

China pledges 40 bln USD for Silk Road Fund

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(Beijing) - President Xi Jinping said China will contribute 40 billion U.S. dollars to set up a Silk Road Fund at a dialogue meeting on strengthening connectivity and improving cooperation in the country's neighbourhood. Xi made the pledge…
US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

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(Washington) - The United States lifted sanctions on two of Myanmar's top leaders as the Congress hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as a hero of democracy in a lavish ceremony unthinkable only months ago.The move to end the sanctions on Myanmar President…
Sheikh Abdullah demands world major powers to end Rohingya tragedy

Sheikh Abdullah demands world major powers to end Rohingya tragedy

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE has called on the international community to step in to put an end to the tragedy the Rohingya Muslim minority is undergoing on in Myanmar. “The UAE is deeply concerned about the ethnic violence in Myanmar which claimed hundreds…
US to soften sanctions on Myanmar

US to soften sanctions on Myanmar

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(Washington) - US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has said that Washington will ease restrictions on investment to Myanmar and will also move quickly to name an ambassador. Clinton also hailed the "leadership and courage" of President Thein…
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Suu Kyi confirms run for parliament seat

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(Myanmar) - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has confirmed that she will personally contest the April polls for a seat in parliament. The confirmation was officially made by Ms. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party. Ms.…