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Donald Trump casts doubt on planned summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday there was a “substantial chance” his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resist...

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US, South Korea work to keep North Korea summit on track

The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track, even after President Donald Trump abruptly said “there’s a very substantial chan...

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Unrealistic to expect UN peacekeepers to protect civilians in conflict situations: Syed Akbaruddin

India has said it is “unrealistic” to expect from UN peacekeepers protection of civilians in the absence of clear mandates and suggested developing a “politically attuned” framework for the purpose...

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Rohingya militants massacred 53 Hindus in last year's turmoil: Amnesty

Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year’s uprising in Myanmar’s Rakhine, Amnesty International said Wednesday in a report that sheds fresh light on the complex ethnic rivalrie...

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Two lakh Rohingya refugees at risk from flooding, landslides: UN

The United Nations migration agency said a major canal dredging project underway in Southern Bangladesh to protect Rohingya refugees from monsoon floods will have the added benefit of boosting loca...

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Over 2 lakh Rohingya refugees at risk from flooding, landslides: UN

Over 2 lakh Rohingya refugees at risk from flooding, landslides: UN - About 150,000-200,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar are at risk from flooding and landslides during the monsoon...

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