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Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Published 22/01/2018

Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainPALONGKHALI, Bangladesh [more…]

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium: U.S. appeals court

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium: U.S. appeals court

Published 12/01/2018

Lolita the Killer Whale is seen between shows at the Miami Seaquarium in Miami January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on [more…]

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

Yazidi sisters reunited after three years in Islamic State captivity

Published 22/12/2017

Yazidi girls Bushra, 12, Suhayla, 7, and Rosa, 13, who were reunited with their family after being enslaved by Islamic State militants, pose for a [more…]

Pakistan closes 27 NGOs in what activists see as widening crackdown

Pakistan closes 27 NGOs in what activists see as widening crackdown

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Raza Mehmood Khan, a member of Aghaz-i-Dosti (Start of Friendship), a group that works on [more…]

Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged funds

Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged funds

Published 15/12/2017

Ibrahim Tommy (L), head of the Centre for Accountability and the Rule of Law, and Yusuf Kabbah, head of Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors, [more…]

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Published 15/12/2017

Arla FoodÕs milk powder is stacked in a supermarket in Copenhagen, Denmark December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Julie Astrid ThomsenCOPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Following a string of food [more…]

How parents of adopted children foiled a U.S. Republican tax proposal

How parents of adopted children foiled a U.S. Republican tax proposal

Published 01/12/2017

Charles "Chuck" Johnson is not the kind of foot soldier in the army of lobbyists that House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan warned would descend on Washington to fight the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s. [more…]

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

Published 20/11/2017

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 13th Asia Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting (ASEM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/StringerNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - [more…]

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

Published 16/11/2017

Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) said on Thursday a deal proposed by an activist investor to take the bookstore chain private was not "bona fide" as its chairman and founder, Leonard Riggio, would not participate and raising the required funds was highly unlikely. [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]