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Rights report calls for criminal investigation into Rohingya genocide

Violence and the military operations against the Rohingya in recent years constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, human right defenders Fortify Rights categorically state in their report released on Thursday, which identifies 22 Myanmar Army and Police officials who should be criminally investigated for their roles in the atrocities.

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Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages complete – Ikhbariya TV

The evacuation of all civilians from two loyalist Syrian villages that were besieged by rebels in the northwest is complete, Syria’s Ikhbariya television said on Thursday.

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Seoul Charges North Korean Defector With Selling Military Secrets – Reports

A South Korean court has charged a North Korean defector with breaching a law on military secret protection, media reported Thursday.

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Malaysia arrests seven people over suspected militant links

Malaysia has detained seven people for suspected militant-linked activities, including a man who allegedly made death threats against the country’s king and prime minister, police said on Thursday.

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Japan’s major distributors mull halt in oil imports from Iran

Major Japanese oil distributors are considering halting oil imports from Iran in response to U.S. demands, sources familiar with the plan said Thursday.

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Elon Musk praises Chinese ‘energy and vigour’ in Beijing

China rolled out the red carpet for US business again on Thursday, with a meeting between Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan and Tesla chief Elon Musk under the shadow of more American tariffs.

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Israel says hits Syrian army posts in response to drone incursion

Israeli forces attacked Syrian military positions near the Golan Heights frontier in the early hours of Thursday, causing limited damage, Syrian state media said.

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Iran summons Pakistan ambassador over terror attack

Iran summoned the Pakistani ambassador to Tehran over a recent terrorist attack on Iranian border guards which claimed the lives of three and injured eight others, Iranian news agency reported Thursday.

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From Brexit to the Balkans, EU Leaders Struggle to Make Progress

European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Thursday to tackle a growing number of challenges with the economic and political stakes rising.

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Turkey’s Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency – Sabah

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his alliance partner, the leader of the nationalist MHP party, have agreed not to extend emergency rule when the current three-month period expires in July, the pro-government Sabah newspaper said on Thursday.

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Russian Ka-52 helicopter crew returns to Russia from Syria

A Russian transport aircraft brought the crew of a Kamov Ka-52 Aligator helicopter to a Russian military airfield after they accomplished their missions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry reported on Thursday.

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Nato head calls for unity after Trump discord and Russia threat

The Nato secretary-general is to use a major speech in London on Thursday to express hope the alliance will hold together in spite of threats from Donald Trump.

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KCNA says Russian foreign minister has arrived in North Korea

North Korea’s state-run news agency said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in the North on Thursday at the invitation of North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho.

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China’s Li says hopes to talk with Germany about human rights on equal basis

China’s Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday China hopes to talk about human rights cases on an equal basis with Germany during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Chinese capital.

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Germany’s Merkel says China and Germany standing by Iran nuclear deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday China and Germany are standing by the existing nuclear deal with Iran after the United States left the 2015 accord earlier this month.

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China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

China said Thursday it doesn’t want to see increased trade tensions with the U.S. as the two countries hold talks in Washington this week, but it’s prepared for any outcome and will defend its own interests.

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