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Uzbekistan's answer to the selfie stick Uzbekistan's answer to the selfie stick
BBC News | 11 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract LOS ANGELES (AP) The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract.
Yahoo! News | 14 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Myanmars Navy Seizes 2 Boats Carrying Over 200 Migrants The government said the passengers were from Bangladesh, but others said the detainees included members of the ethnic Rohingya group.
New York Times | 18 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Woman who liberated S Korea's housewives The South Korean who liberated the country's housewives
BBC News | 20 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis BEIJING (AP) Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washington, the U.S. said it will send navy planes. Even the small African nation of Gambia has offered help, saying it
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'War crimes' rampant in Ukraine: Amnesty Amnesty International on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of torture and pro-Russian rebels of even more serious war crimes such as summary executions committed both before and after a February truce deal. The damning report adds to a growing string of ind
Yahoo! News | 22 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US urges Myanmar to make Rohingya citizens to end boat crisis A senior US diplomat on Friday urged Myanmar to extend "citizenship" to the oppressed Rohingya minority to address an ongoing migrant crisis that has hit Southeast Asia, leaving thousands stranded at sea. More than 3,500 migrants have swum to sh
Yahoo! News | 22 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Q&A on origins of Rohingya conflict and why it persists YANGON, Myanmar (AP) Many of the thousands of migrants abandoned at sea in Southeast Asia this month are Rohingya Muslims who fled their home country of Myanmar. Here are facts about the history and persecution of the ethnic and religious minority:
Yahoo! News | May 22, 2015 09:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China cracks down on cleavage...again Read full story for latest details. | May 22, 2015 09:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian man denied job for 'being Muslim' Social media users and media severely criticise an Indian firm for rejecting a Muslim man's job application because of his religion.
BBC News | May 22, 2015 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend