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US: Myanmar Attacks On Rohingya 'Ethnic Cleansing'

The United States has for the first time called Myanmar's campaign against the Rohingya "ethnic cleansing", saying specific sanctions against those responsible are being considered.

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Israel Arrests Palestinians Over Population Count

Israeli police have arrested several Palestinians, including members of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' political party Fatah, and accused them of carrying out a population census in occupied East Jerusalem.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe Witnessing New Democracy

Zimbabwe is entering a new era of democracy, incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has said in his first public remarks since his return to the country.

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North Korea Blasts US Terrorism Blacklisting

North Korea has responded angrily to the United States re-listing it as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling the move a serious provocation.

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Syrian Opposition In Riyadh: Assad Has To Go

Syrian opposition groups meeting in Saudi Arabia have renewed their demand for the removal of President Bashar al-Assad in a draft resolution obtained by Al Jazeera.

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Rights Groups Urge Greece To End 'Containment Policy'

With winter weather nearing, 20 humanitarian groups have warned authorities in Greece that "lives will be lost" unless asylum seekers stranded in crammed and unsafe island camps are allowed to relocate to the mainland.

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Russia, Iran And Turkey Agree To Hold 'Syrian Congress'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his Iranian and Turkish counterparts have supported a proposal to hold a "Syrian people's congress" that will bring together government and opposition figures.

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Crocodile-Dodging Pair On Car Roof For Four Days

Two men and a dog were forced to sleep on the roof of their car after becoming stranded in a crocodile infested tidal zone.

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US Attacks Militants In Somalia And Libya

WASHINGTON — Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier.

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Ashington Driver 'Crashed To Save Passengers' In French Alps

Maurice Wrightson drove into boulders on the narrow mountain road when he realised his brakes had failed.

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