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Turkey and U.S. in Talks on Worsening Syria Crisis

Advertisement ANKARA, Turkey — About the only thing the top diplomats from the United States and Turkey could agree upon on Friday was that their countries’ relations had reached a crisis point, as the two sides delayed negotiations until next ...

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Thailand decorates Myanmar's army chief amid Rohingya crisis

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand awarded Myanmar’s army chief a royal decoration on Friday amid allegations of crimes by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya Muslims that have prompted international condemnation. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine state and crossed into ...

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Maldives Crisis Could Stir Trouble Between China and India

Advertisement COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — As the Maldives’ autocratic president, Abdulla Yameen, cracks down on opposition to consolidate power ahead of another election, analysts and diplomats warn that the small nation’s troubles could provoke a larger crisis that draws in ...

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For Besieged Rohingya, a New, Impending Crisis: Monsoons

Advertisement Rohingya refugees who have fled ethnic violence in Myanmar are at risk of “a humanitarian crisis within the crisis” as the impending monsoon season threatens to flood camps and fuel the spread of disease, diplomats at the United Nations ...

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Aid group warns of crisis in Syrian opposition enclave

Related Articles BEIRUT: Relentless bombardment by the Syrian military of the opposition enclave of Eastern Ghouta is hampering vital relief operations, an international aid group warned on Friday.The intensity of the airstrikes, which have killed more than 220 civilians in ...

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Israel nominates new envoy to Jordan after diplomatic crisis

JERUSALEM: Israel nominated a new ambassador to Jordan on Thursday, seven months after its embassy staff returned to Israel following an incident in which an Israeli embassy guard killed two Jordanian citizens.Israel’s Foreign Ministry said that Amir Weissbrod, head of ...

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