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Myanmar/Bangladesh: Halt Rohingya Returns

Added: 21.08.2019 6:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Myanmar and Bangladesh governments should suspend plans to repatriate Rohingya refugees until returns are safe, voluntary, and dignified, Human Rights Watch said today. With new repatriations set to start on August 22, 2019, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps protested that they will face the same violence and oppression in Myanmar that they fled. Myanmar authorities have verified 3,454 people for an initial round of returns from a list of 22,000 submitted by Bangladesh authorities. The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, and Bangladesh authorities said they are seeking to confirm that these refugees wish to return. “Myanmar has yet to address the systematic persecution and violence...

U.S. removed almost 2.7 million barrels of Iranian oil from market: Pompeo

Added: 20.08.2019 15:31 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States has removed nearly 2.7 million barrels of Iranian oil from global markets as a result of Washington's decision to reimpose sanctions on all purchases of Iran's crude, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

'Provocations': Russia accuses U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test

Added: 20.08.2019 11:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty on Aug. 2 after accusing Moscow of violating the pact.

UK Foreign Office concerned for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China

Added: 20.08.2019 10:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for over 10 days.

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official

Added: 20.08.2019 0:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department official said.

US Records More Than 1,200 Measles Cases This Year: CDC

Added: 19.08.2019 23:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there were 21 new measles cases recorded last week, which brings the total number of cases across more than 30 states to more than 1,200 on Monday, according to CIDRAP. Health officials said it remains the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992 after there was a 1.8 percent in the number of cases between August 8 and 15. But CDC officials also noted the outbreak was likely slowing due to a smaller number of increases of cases compared with large surges reported earlier this year. The World Health Organization said the first six months of 2019 produced more measles cases around the world since 2006. A total of 182 countries...

The Trump Economic Team: Men Without a Plan

Added: 19.08.2019 19:55 | 3 views | 0 comments

The United States' economic outlook is not exactly confidence-inspiring: Manufacturing is flagging, bond yields have turned ominous, and stocks are down (then up a little on Friday, but still very much down). So, faced with the Sunday talk shows, the Trump White House sent out National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro.

Washington cannot influence China's decisions on Hong Kong- Global Times tabloid

Added: 19.08.2019 17:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States cannot influence China's decisions in handling the situation in Hong Kong, China's influential state-controlled tabloid Global Times said late on Monday.


U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

Added: 19.08.2019 16:37 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy components from U.S. companies to supply existing customers, but also moved to add more than 40 of Huawei's units to its economic blacklist.

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week

Added: 19.08.2019 15:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday.


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