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UN says still determining if Myanmar crisis is genocide | World

Rohingya refugees — who crossed the border from Myanmar a day before — wait to receive permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue their way to the refugee camps, in Palang Khali, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra GENEVA: The United Nations has yet to determine whether ...

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Canada’s Quebec province to ban face coverings in public sector | World

Women in traditional garb gather to protest against Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values in Montreal, Canada, September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/Files QUEBEC CITY: Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups have criticized as marginalizing Muslim ...

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Texas set to execute serial killer | World

CHICAGO: Texas was set Wednesday to execute a confessed serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered three girls and a young woman in the 1980s and 90s. Anthony Shore’s oldest murder victim was 20 and the youngest was nine when they were killed between 1986 and 1995 in Houston.  He ...

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Workplace harassment not just a Hollywood problem | World

From the cleaning industry to the corporate world, a common thread is bosses or colleagues who abuse positions of authority to coerce their victims, often safe in the knowledge their behaviour can remain hidden. Photo: AFP LOS ANGELES: The Weinstein revelations have once again shone a light on Hollywood´s seedy ...

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US says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis | World

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the United States holds Myanmar´s military leadership “accountable” for the Rohingya refugee crisis, drawing a distinction with Aung San Suu Kyi´s civilian government. Photo: AFP file WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the United States holds Myanmar´s military leadership “accountable” for ...

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Warning for China as US hails India ‘partnership’ | World

 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised India a new century of “strategic partnership” on Wednesday, accusing its Asian rival China of undermining international order. Photo: AFP file WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson promised India a new century of “strategic partnership” on Wednesday, accusing its Asian rival China ...

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