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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi says Rohingya ‘exaggerated’ abuses – FT

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi admitted on Thursday that war crimes may have been committed against Rohingya Muslims but denied genocide, saying refugees...

Refugees from rising seas: no place to call home

Most refugees fleeing persecution, famine or civil strife dream of one thing: going home someday. But when rising seas displace hundreds of millions of people...

UAE hails ‘strategic’ Trump veto of Yemen war bill

The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday hailed as "strategic" President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support...

Saudi Arabia reopens area around sacred Kaaba amid virus measures

Saudi Arabia reopened Saturday the area around the sacred Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque, Islam's holiest site, reversing one of a series of measures...

US fires arrow into Huawei’s Achilles heel

The Trump administration's move to block US technology sales to Huawei shoots an arrow deep into the Chinese tech giant's Achilles heel -- its...

US sanctions, charges two Chinese linked to North Korean hack

US authorities on Monday sanctioned two Chinese citizens and accused them of of laundering more than $100 million in cryptocurrency stolen in a 2018...

US immigration ‘national emergency’: what are the facts?

US President Donald Trump announced punitive trade tariffs on Mexico, hoping to pressure the country to stop the rising flow of migrants from Central...

Thousands protest in rival demonstrations over new India law

Thousands protested in rival demonstrations in India Friday as tensions deepen over a citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim, with authorities deploying huge numbers of...

Arrests, new curfews in Sri Lanka after anti-Muslim riots

Sri Lanka's police arrested over 100 suspects and reimposed night curfews in violence-prone areas Wednesday after anti-Muslim riots left one man dead and caused extensive...

Trump announces ‘very, very important’ Bahrain-Israel peace deal

Adviser Jared Kushner (right) looks on as US President Donald Trump speaks at the Oval Office to announce that Bahrain will establish diplomatic relations...