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Myanmar committing genocide against Rohingya Muslims, says Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says the killing of Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar’s government forces is “genocide,” urging the international community to ensure the persecuted minority’s safety back home. The Turkish official made the remarks after he met several members of the minority group in two refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar in ...

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Chinese jets conduct drills around Taiwan

Chinese jets conducted drills near Taiwan’s airspace on Wednesday for the sixth time this month, as relations between the two rivals worsen. China sees self-governed Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified at some point — by military force, if necessary. The two sides split after a civil ...

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US claim on Yemen missiles ridiculous charade: Iran defense minister

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has dismissed as a “ridiculous charade” fresh US allegations that an Iranian missile was used by Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement to target Saudi soil. “Such baseless claims indicate the failure of US policies in the region and the world, and they look more ...

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Myanmar blocks UN investigator amid Rohingya crackdown

The United Nations (UN)’s independent investigator on the situation of human rights in Myanmar has been denied access to the country, amid a deadly crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims there. UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee had been due to visit the Southeast Asian country in January in an effort to assess ...

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Trump’s bid to portray Iran as threat futile: Qassemi

Iran has slammed as “unbalanced and unilateral” US President Donald Trump’s first national security strategy, saying it was just a futile attempt to depict Iran as a threat. “What has been portrayed in this unconventional text devoid of any rationality and realism, was nothing but the repetition and rehashing of baseless and groundless accusations ...

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Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey FMs to hold political, regional talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku to attend the fifth trilateral meeting with his Azeri and Turkish counterparts. According to Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zarif set off from Tehran for Baku on Tuesday to participate in the meeting slated to be held on Wednesday. ...

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Myanmar: Mass grave found in Rakhine

A mass grave has been found in Myanmar, at a location where minority Rohingya Muslims have been the target of state-sponsored violence for over a year. Myanmar’s military and Buddhist mobs have been pillaging Rohingya villages in western Rakhine State since November last year, when a siege was laid to ...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy to protest US missile claims

Iran has summoned the Swiss ambassador to Tehran to hand him a protest note over the United States’ recent claims that missiles fired at Saudi Arabia from Yemen were of Iranian origin. Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic’s “strong and official protest at US ...

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