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YANGON (ANN): Myanmar's military began a rare court martial of soldiers on Tuesday (Nov 26) 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.
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.
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.
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.
Yangon: More than 60 people were found stranded near a boat in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, an official said, as a trafficking route for persecuted Rohingya Muslims appears open for business despite a crackdown.