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Myanmar defends military build-up on Bangladesh border

Myanmar defends military build-up on Bangladesh border

Myanmar troops want Rohingya to leave border region, drawing sharp response from Bangladesh which hosts most refugees. Myanmar on Friday defended deployment of its troops near the Bangladesh border, where thousands of Rohingya refugees have taken shelter, calling it an “anti-terrorism operation”. The move has drawn criticism from Bangladesh, which summoned Myanmar’s ambassador on Thursday, while […]

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UN chief says Syrian war seriously affects Lebanon

UN chief says Syrian war seriously affects Lebanon

Nov 14, – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Wednesday that the conflict in Syria is having a serious impact on neighboring Lebanon, citing increased cross-border violence and broader threats to stability and security. Ban said the spillover of the 2 ½-year Syrian conflict has caused more than 800,000 Syrians to flee to Lebanon, straining the country’s […]

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Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

June 5, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The capture of the town, which lies close to the Lebanese border, solidifies some of the Syrian regime’s recent gains on the ground that have shifted the balance of power in President Bashar Assad’s favor in the Syrian civil war. The Syrian army triumphantly announced Wednesday the capture of […]

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