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Preparations underway amid fresh Rohingya refugee surge in Bangladesh: UNHCR

Preparations underway amid fresh Rohingya refugee surge in Bangladesh: UNHCR

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it is working with the...

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in Myanmar with no report of attacks

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in Myanmar with no report of attacks

Myanmar authorities said there was no sign of attacks by Rohingya Muslim militants on Tuesday as a one-month insurgent...

American Richard H. Thaler wins Nobel Prize in economics

American Richard H. Thaler wins Nobel Prize in economics

Richard H. Thaler of the University of Chicago was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for his...

West edges towards punishing Myanmar army leaders over Rohingya crisis

West edges towards punishing Myanmar army leaders over Rohingya crisis

The European Union and the United States are considering targeted sanctions against Myanmar military leaders over an...

Iran confirms nuclear negotiator imprisoned for spying

Iran confirms nuclear negotiator imprisoned for spying

Iran's judiciary confirmed on Sunday the five-year prison sentence given to a Canadian-Iranian member of its...

 Hurricane Nate Threatens U.S. Gulf Coast After Killing 25

Hurricane Nate Threatens U.S. Gulf Coast After Killing 25

 Hurricane Nate strengthened slightly on Saturday as it churned through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to hit...

Lack of access to Myanmar's Rakhine state 'unacceptable': UN

Lack of access to Myanmar's Rakhine state 'unacceptable': UN

The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar's government to Rakhine state, where more than half a million...

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. The...

7 dead as India military chopper crashes in disputed area near border with China

7 dead as India military chopper crashes in disputed area near border with China

Seven military personnel were killed when an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed near Tawang in Arunachal...

Rohingyas trapped inside Myanmar beg for help: Al Jazeera

Rohingyas trapped inside Myanmar beg for help: Al Jazeera

Thousands of ethnic Rohingya remaining inside Myanmar live in fear, with many in desperate need of food and...

Who are the likely nominees for Nobel peace prize 2017?

Who are the likely nominees for Nobel peace prize 2017?

The Nobel Peace Prize has been won by some of history's most famous and iconic figures like Nelson Mandela, Martin...

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature

The English author Kazuo Ishiguro has been named winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, praised by the Swedish...

Russia rolls out the red carpet for Saudi king with billion-dollar deals on the table

Russia rolls out the red carpet for Saudi king with billion-dollar deals on the table

Russia is rolling out the red carpet for King Salman of Saudi Arabia this week, with the monarch leading a...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry shared by 3 for views of human cells working at the atomic level

Nobel Prize in Chemistry shared by 3 for views of human cells working at the atomic level

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to researchers Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard...