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YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's military began a rare court martial of soldiers on Tuesday following a probe into alleged atrocities during a crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman said, as the country prepares to face genocide charges at an international court in the Hague.
MADRID (Reuters) - For one activist jailed by Spain's Fascists for his political views, Thursday's exhumation and reburial of Francisco Franco's bones after decades lying in state marks a bittersweet moment.
From SEVAN DORAISAMY, Executive Director, Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram).
MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - In the courtyard of a jail that was shuttered last week, a man wearing a surgical mask and gloves used an underground scanner to search the earth for hidden graves in what was for decades one of Mexico's most violent prisons.
(Reuters) - Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial rule.
YANGON: Plans announced by Myanmar’s military to prosecute soldiers for actions at a village where security forces reportedly killed as many as 400 Rohingya drew scepticism from the New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch.
TORREON, Mexico (Reuters) - Fifteen years after her daughter's disappearance, 55-year-old Silvia Ortiz spends day after day raking through arid scrubland in northern Mexico hoping to find her remains.
VETERAN journalist Arulldas Sinnappan was honoured by the Rotary Club of Bandar Sungai Petani for his outstanding performance in the media industry during its 10th installation banquet dinner held at the Park View Hotel.
PHNOM PENH: Nuon Chea (pic),the chief ideologue of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodians,died,the country’s UN-assisted genocide tribunal said. He was 93.
Bangkok - Australia pledged US$55 million to fight human trafficking in Southeast Asia on Thursday, vowing to tackle "modern slavery" ensnaring vulnerable populations across the region, from low-paid workers to underage brides and Rohingya refugees.