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Refugees fear what Myanmar will do if they go home

International | Rights advocates say conditions in the country remain unsafe
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/20/18, 04:12 pm

The failed return of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar has led to international groups calling for improved conditions in the refugees’ home country.

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Nine Christians killed in Syria

International | Rebels shell a Christian-majority town in Idlib
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/12/18, 03:14 pm

SYRIA: Turkey is arming rebels in Idlib.

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Associated Press/Photo by Mulugeta Ayene

High time for human rights

International | Analysts say new peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia could lead to reform
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/24/18, 04:33 pm

Eritrea announced Saturday it has appointed its first ambassador in two decades to neighboring Ethiopia, the latest conciliatory move between the countries after a bitter war that killed 80,000 people.

The two nations reached several agreements over the past month after formally restoring relations, prompting celebrations. Analysts say the reconciliation could increase the pressure for political and human rights reforms in both countries.

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