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US sends mixed message to Myanmar military

US sends mixed message to Myanmar military

Dec 12, – Congress, acting at the administration’s request, is expected to allow U.S. training in some noncombat activities for the military in Myanmar, also known as Burma. This would be part of a sweeping defense policy bill slated to pass Friday. Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the United States is sending the […]

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Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Oct 07, –   Attacks on anti-Qaida fighters earlier in the day claimed another five lives. The attacks are the latest in a surge of bloodshed that has roiled Iraq for months, heightening worries that the country is returning to the widespread sectarian killing that marked the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A wave […]

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Record number of Malaysians voted in tight race

Record number of Malaysians voted in tight race

May 5, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Prime Minister Najib Razak’s National Front coalition has won 12 consecutive general elections since independence from Britain in 1957 but now faces its most unified opposition challenge ever. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s three-party alliance hopes allegations of arrogance, abuse of public funds and racial discrimination by the National […]

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