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UN Security Council to discuss Rohingya situation

Meeting sought by UK and Sweden as nearly 370,000 Rohingya cross into Bangladesh to flee violence in Rakhine.

Rohingya

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South Korea welcomes new UNSC sanctions on North

Pressure builds on North following latest nuclear test after UN Security Council unanimously backs new measures.

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UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on North Korea

Security Council unanimously imposes new sanctions on Pyongyang in a watered-down version of initial draft resolution.

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Manila floods as tropical depression slams Philippines

At least two people have been killed after storm delivered torrential heavy rain.

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Myanmar crisis textbook example of ethnic cleansing: UN

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein denounces 'brutal security operation' by Myanmar military against Rohingya.

Muslim minority in Rakhine State

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Pyongyang warns Washington over UN sanctions push

North Korea warns Washington will pay the price for any fresh sanctions passed on Pyongyang at UN meeting on Monday.

Kim Jong-un

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NATO chief calls for united response to North Korea

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary-general, has demanded a strong and unified response to provocations from Pyongyang.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

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Critics circle Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

World leaders, NGOs and fellow peace prize winners speak out over Aung San Suu Kyi's response to the Rohingya crisis.

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ARSA fighters declare truce amid Rohingya crisis

Group calls on army to also lay down arms allowing humanitarian groups to provide much-needed aid in Rakhine.

Rohingya

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North Korea: Kim Jong-un praises nuclear test

North Korea's leader calls last week's test a 'perfect success' and urges further weapons development.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

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