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Rohingya migrants 'beaten, forced onto boats' Advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has alleged that some of the thousands of displaced boat people -- many of whom are still stranded at sea -- were forcibly removed from their homes and put on migrant ships.
CNN.com | May 27, 2015 10:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Singapore Airlines jet loses power in a storm A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 with more than 180 passengers on board temporarily lost power to both of its engines as it passed through a storm, the airline has said.
CNN.com | May 27, 2015 10:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. and Allies to Tie North Koreas Rights Record to Nuclear Talks The United States, Japan and South Korea are calling for more pressure on North Korea to curb its nuclear ambitions, including more effective sanctions.
New York Times | May 27, 2015 09:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heatwave crisis: Anger over 'poor response' Indian officials are urged to treat the heatwave as a 'natural disaster' and provide immediate relief in affected areas.
BBC News | May 27, 2015 09:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cardinal offers abuse case testimony The Vatican's finance chief George Pell offers to testify in a high-profile Australian inquiry into institutional child sex abuse.
BBC News | May 27, 2015 08:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamas accused of atrocities during Gaza war Amnesty International says Palestinian group committed torture and unlawful killings during Israeli offensive last year.
Al Jazeera | May 27, 2015 07:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is Canada on the path to totalitarianism? In Canada, it's almost impossible to hold citizens for what they may be thinking of doing - for now, anyway.
Al Jazeera | May 27, 2015 07:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Banned Russian art squirrelled away in Uzbekistan Russian artist Igor Savitsky salvaged thousands of extraordinary art works from Soviet-era purges.
Al Jazeera | May 27, 2015 07:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FIFA-linked officials arrested on corruption charges US will reportedly seek extradition of officials on allegations involving wire fraud, racketeering and money laundering.
Al Jazeera | May 27, 2015 07:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EU set to unveil plan on absorbing migrants more fairly Member states to share the burden of admitting tens of thousands of asylum seekers who land in Italy, Greece and Malta.
Al Jazeera | May 27, 2015 06:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend