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A HIJAB IS NOT SUPPORT FOR TERRORISM AS THE US WANTS TO PORTRAY: MALDIVES ENVOY

P.K.BALACHANDRAN

COLOMBO: The on-going propaganda that the Abdulla Yameen regime in the Maldives is actively fostering Islamic extremism, and that the Indian Ocean archipelago is turning out to be a hotbed of Islamic terrorism is Symbolise both un ..

AUNG SAN SUU KYI'S EXCUSE FOR SILENCE DOES NOT WITHSTAND SCRUTINY

ROSHNI MAJUMDAR

UNITED NATIONS: On 23rd August, just days before thousands of Rohingyas began fleeing their homes from Rakhine State, Aung San Suu Kyi’s recently appointed Rakhine Advisory Commission, established in 2016, submitted its ..

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SRI LANKA SUCCUMBS TO US PRESSURE, NOT TO SIGN UN NUCLEAR BAN TREATY

P.K.BALACHANDRAN

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka is unlikely to sign the UN nuclear weapons ban treaty which is scheduled to come up for signatures in New York on September 20, Sri Lankan government sources confirmed on Sunday.

Sources said that ..

"TEXTBOOK" ETHNIC CLEANSING: ROHINGYA UNABLE TO FLEE MYANMAR SUFFER MASS ATROCITIES NEVER SEEN BEFORE

THARANGA YAKUPITYAGE

UNITED NATIONS: As hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims flee violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, thousands that remain in the country face mass atrocities at a scale never seen before.

Since the renewal ..

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DEAR AUNG SAN SUU KYI,SEPTEMBER 19 IS 144 HOURS TOO LATE

FARHANA HAQUE RAHMAN

DHAKA: Dear Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi,

We learned today that you will address the Rohingya issue via television in Myanmar on 19 September – over 144 hours from now.

We also learn ..

SRI LANKA FINALLY SETS UP OFFICE OF MISSING PERSONS, BUT IS IT CONSTITUTIONAL?

P.K. BALACHANDRAN

COLOMBO: At long last, on Tuesday, Sri Lanka got what the minority Tamils and the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have been demanding since the separatist war ended in May 2009 – an Office of Missing Persons (OMP) – to ..

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