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Rights group: Rohingya insurgents massacred Myanmar Hindus

BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International said Wednesday that Myanmar's army was not the only group that has slaughtered civilians in the country's volatile west. In a new report, it accused ethnic Rohingy...

Belarusian sex worker alleges Trump-Russia tie without proof

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Belarusian woman jailed in Thailand for offering sex lessons without a work permit says she has a story to tell involving the Kremlin, Russian billionaires and even the pres...

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroyi...

Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decade-long prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military-run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung ...

In strife-torn Myanmar, love trumps hate for a rare couple

THETKABYIN, Myanmar (AP) — In her dreams, Setara walks hand in hand with her Muslim husband through the streets of the seaside Myanmar town they grew up in. They visit old friends, share a meal with f...

Myanmar army massacred dozens of Rohingya, survivors say

UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — For six hours Bodru Duza hid in an upstairs room, listening to the screams of people being slaughtered outside his Myanmar home. The 52-year-old man braced for the soldiers to...

Myanmar massacre survivors live amid reminders of tragedy

UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — Some of the massacre survivors hold precious photos or mementos that belonged to those they lost. Others bear physical scars or painful memories that swirl in their nightmares...

Myanmar army massacred dozens of Rohingya, survivors say

UHKIA, Bangladesh (AP) — For six hours he hid in an upstairs room, listening to the crackle of gunfire and the screams of people being slaughtered outside his Myanmar home. With ever...

Help Me! Boy cries as Rohingya boat fleeing Myanmar capsizes

INANI BEACH, Bangladesh (AP) — Across the ferocious waves and the churning black water, Alam Jafar could see his frantic seven-year-old son gasping for breath, his arms flailing just above the ocean's...

Help Me! Boy cries as Rohingya boat fleeing Myanmar capsizes

INANI BEACH, Bangladesh (AP) — Across the ferocious waves and the churning black water, Alam Jafar could see his frantic seven-year-old son gasping for breath, his arms flailing just above the ocean's...

Help Me! Boy cries as Rohingya boat fleeing Myanmar capsizes

Across the churning black water, Alam Jafar could see his frantic seven-year-old son gasping for breath, his arms flailing just above the ocean's surface. The boy was crying out loud...

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CHINA-US-TILLERSON BEIJING — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Beijing for discussions focused on trade and North Korea, along with preparations for a visit by President Do...

Myanmar refugee exodus tops 500,000 as more Rohingya flee

TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) — He trekked to Bangladesh as part of an exodus of a half million people from Myanmar, the largest refugee crisis to hit Asia in decades. But after climbing out of a boat on a ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

KOREAS-DEFENDING THE SOUTH — South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office with plans to reach out to North Korea in a way his more conservative predecessors did not. Two ICBM launches and one ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

KOREAS-TENSIONS — Following U.S. warnings to North Korea of a "massive military response," South Korea fired missiles into the sea to simulate an attack on the North's main nuclear test site a day aft...