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Myanmar govt-appointed panel finds no ‘genocide’ against Rohingya

A government-appointed panel established in Myanmar to probe allegations of abuses in Rakhine state in 2017 that drew global outrage said on Monday they...

India’s ruling-party leader and Netaji’s nephew Chandra Bose wants Muslims included in CAA

An "atmosphere of fear" is being created by both the ruling and opposition parties over the new citizenship law, West Bengal BJP vice president...

China and Myanmar ‘stand together’ despite Rohingya backlash

China and Myanmar inked dozens of mammoth infrastructure and trade deals after a meeting Saturday between President Xi Jinping and fallen rights icon Aung...

Austria’s ‘ghetto’ language classes stir segregation fears

Every morning Abulrahman leaves his normal primary school lessons in Vienna and joins about 20 other children for three hours to learn to read,...

Japan firms join global calls to ditch coal-fired power

Japanese companies overwhelmingly feel Japan should shift away from its dependence on coal for power generation even though a third of firms say this...

Malaysia talks to India over palm curbs as wider trade dispute looms

Malaysia is talking to the Indian government and trade officials in a bid to resolve concerns over New Delhi's new palm oil import restrictions,...

China’s Xi vows ‘new era’ of Myanmar ties after red carpet welcome

Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to usher in a "new era" of ties with Myanmar after a red carpet welcome Friday on a state...

Celebrities urge to donate unwanted clothes to aid Bangladeshi women

British celebrities Amanda Holden, Anita Rani, and Michelle Keegan are backing a new British Red Cross campaign as the charity kicks off its 150th year. The...

Climate activists invoke German constitution to sue Merkel government

German climate activists said on Wednesday they were suing Chancellor Angela Merkel's government over what they say is its insufficient action to tackle climate...

ICJ to rule next week on urgent measures in Rohingya genocide case

The UN's top court said Wednesday it will deliver its decision next week on whether emergency measures should be imposed on Myanmar over alleged...