In an issued statement by the Interior and Municipalities Ministry on Saturday, it indicated that it has placed a hotline (1766) at the service of the Central Operations Chamber for the Parliamentary Elections

EU readies more sanctions against Myanmar

The European Union will extend its arms embargo on Myanmar for another year this week and may then move to target more Yangon generals with fresh sanctions, EU diplomats and officials said

Assad cannot be part of Syria solution - EU

Within the EU, holding a meeting today (April 16), most governments now agree that Assad cannot continue as president for peace talks to succeed

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad backer Russia

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles “will be coming” and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years with hard labour for Rohingya massacre

Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to "10 years in prison with hard labour in a remote area" for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in a village in north-western Rakhine state last September, the army said

War crimes prosecutor seeks jurisdiction over Rohingya deportations

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a possible crime against humanity

Deadly gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies

A Syrian rebel group accused government forces on Saturday of launching a deadly chemical attack on civilians in a rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta

Gazans converge on Israel border for 2nd week of demos

Since Friday morning, thousands of Palestinians have converged on the Gaza Strip’s eastern border with Israel to take part in ongoing anti-occupation demonstrations

2 more Palestinians martyred amid ongoing Gaza rallies

A Palestinian man was martyred by Israeli army forces on Thursday near the Gaza Strip’s eastern border with Israel, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Thursday

Britain: We raise the issue of Rohingya constantly in international forums to create awareness of the importance of resolving it

The British prime minister said her country is constantly raising the issue of the oppressed Rohingya in the United Nations and directly with the Myanmar government “to continuously create awareness that this issue must be addressed by people”

Israeli violence in Gaza 'unlawful, calculated': HRW

'Israel did not present any evidence that Palestinians used firearms’ during the March 30 Land Day demonstrations

Myanmar lures Bangladeshi Buddhists to take over Rohingya land: Officials

Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim Rohingya

Sixteen Palestinians killed, hundreds injured as 'Land Day' protest begins along Israeli border

At least 16 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured by Israeli security forces confronting one of the largest Palestinian demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border in recent years, Gaza medical officials have said

UN chief ’shocked’ by top Myanmar general’s comments on Rohingya

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed shock over Myanmar army chief’s reported remarks that Rohingyas have nothing in common with the country’s other ethnic groups, calling on the leaders to take a unified stance against incitement to hatred

Starbucks and other coffee companies must put cancer warning on California coffee, judge rules

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Starbucks Corporation and other coffee companies must put a cancer warning label on coffee products sold in California because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.

Buddhist man kills a Rohingya man ..the authorities did not investigate nor arrested him

The perpetrator remains free, according to the victim’s family, and the authorities did not investigate nor arrested him

How populism turned Myanmar’s ‘democracy’ against Rohingya Muslims

At the same time as a democratic system is being revived in Myanmar after half-a-century of military dictatorship, strong challenges have re-emerged. A racist, authoritarian populism is being directed against Muslim minorities

We are announcing the joint statement of 197 members of the European Parliament in support of Iranian people’s uprising for a democratic change.

We are announcing the joint statement of 197 members of the European Parliament in support of Iranian people’s uprising for a democratic change.

Florida officials met hours before bridge collapse, concluded crack not a safety concern

Engineers, state and university officials met hours before a new pedestrian bridge collapsed in southern Florida, killing six people, but concluded a crack in the structure was not a safety concern, Florida International University said on Saturday

Turkish army, FSA liberate 15 more villages in Afrin

The Turkish military and Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Thursday liberated 15 more villages in northwestern Syria from the control of YPG/PKK terrorists