Rohingya children may end up being a lost generation: UNICEF

Attack on Rohingya civilians may be crime against humanity: Amnesty

Military action against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority may amount to crimes against humanity, said Amnesty International. “The Myanmar military has targeted Rohingya civilians in a callous and systematic campaign of violence,” Rafendi Djamin, Southeast Asia director for Amnesty International, said in a statement on Monday. “The deplorable actions of the military[Read More…]

Battle for Aleppo: Rebels burn Syrian evacuation buses

Buses assigned to evacuate civilians and rebels from Syrian villages of al-Fouya and Kefraya in Idrib province have been attacked and some burned, according to the Syrian Observatory for human Rights. On Saturday, a new plan to evacuate evacuate civilians trapped in eastern Aleppo was being blocked by Iran after[Read More…]

Venezuela delays demonetisation amid protests, looting

Venezuela government on Saturday extended the use of its 100-Bolivar bill until January 2, after its decision to demonetise the largest bill left the country to cash shortage, and sparked protests and looting. President Nicolas Maduro said the decision was pulled out because the promised higher-denomination were still unavailable because[Read More…]

Pakistan ends ban on Indian cinemas

Major cinema halls in Pakistan have agreed to lift the ban on Indian films imposed when the relation between India and Pakistan deteriorated due to terrorist attacks and tensions on border. The cinemas will start screening Indian movies from Monday onwards, Dawn reported. Pakistani Cinema halls on September 30 had[Read More…]

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