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Under fire Suu Kyi won't attend UN General Assembly, reports media

Yangon: Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the UN General Assembly in New York next week, media reported on Wednesday, amid growing calls for Myanmar's security forces to be held accountable for alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims.Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi heads the civilian government in the specially created role of state counsellor, but also serves as minister of foreign affairs.She would not attend the upcoming General Assembly session, the 7Day Daily, a leading newspaper, reported, citing a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official.Instead, two senior ministers in her government, Kyaw Tint Swe and Kyaw Tin...


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SEOUL: With about two weeks left to the expiry of the US waiver on imports of Iranian crude oil, concerns are growing about whether the six-month exemption will be extended.South Korean officials have been trying to convince Washington to extend the waiver, but say there has been no clear response.“Seoul and Washington had shared an understanding of extending the exemption on Iranian oil imports, but the US stance has changed recently,” a senior official at South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said on April 12.A delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Yun Kang-hyeon visited Washington on March 28 and April 8 to...
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FBI seeks woman ‘infatuated with Columbine’ in Colorado schools threat

DENVER: A young woman described as “infatuated” with the 1999 Columbine High School massacre was sought by the FBI in Colorado on Tuesday while authorities issued a security alert to Columbine and dozens of other Denver-area schools, citing a threat of violence.The alert came four days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine tragedy, in which two heavily armed teen boys stormed their high school in Littleton, a Denver suburb, and fatally shot 12 classmates and a teacher before committing suicide. At the time it was the deadliest school shooting in US history.On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office placed...

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How Facebook is being used to profile and kill Kenyan 'gangsters'

A suspected death squad operating inside Kenya's police force is using Facebook to target and kill young men they believe to be gang members, residents of a poor and overcrowded area of the capital have told a public meeting."I have lost two husbands in one year," a tearful young woman, balancing a toddler on her side, told the crowded town hall meeting in Nairobi's Kayole residential estate last month.Others came forward to the microphone to tell similar stories about losing young relatives aged between 15 and 24.The state prosecutor, top police officers and human rights activists, who were also at...
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Australia deer attack kills man and injures woman, police say

A man has been killed by a deer in a rare attack on a rural property in southern Australia, authorities say.The animal attacked the man and a woman early on Wednesday in the state of Victoria, according to police.The woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to a hospital for treatment.A recent study into the number of deaths caused by animals in Australia from 2000 to 2013 recorded no fatal deer attacks, according to its author.Dr Ronelle Welton told the BBC that she was unaware of any wild deer attacks in hospital or coroner's records in Australia. Police said they...
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South Korean arsonist kills neighbours fleeing fire - police

A South Korean man set his flat on fire and then stabbed building residents has they tried to flee killing five people, police told local media.The youngest victim was a 12-year-old and 13 others were injured - three of them critically.The unidentified 42-year-old suspect was detained and police say an investigation is ongoing. He told police he committed the crimes out of anger about overdue wages, according to Yonhap news agency.The suspect set fire to his own flat in a residential building in Jinju, a city in southern Korea, at around 04:29 on Wednesday (19:29 GMT Tuesday), police told local...