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    World Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar – The Washington post

    Indonesian fishermen rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh on Friday, authorities said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea. The group of eight children, 25 women and 43 men was brought ashore in their wooden boat Friday...
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    World Seven Buddhists killed as Myanmar police open fire on protesters – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd, killing seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists as they tried to seize a government office, in unrest that left seven dead in a state already scored by violence and bitter divisions, media reported on Wednesday. Channel News Asia media outlet reported that the...
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    World Myanmar Swears In First Civilian Head of State Since 1962

    Myanmar has sworn in its first civilian head of state in more than five decades. Seventy-year-old Htin Kyaw took the oath of office Wednesday during a brief ceremony before a joint session of parliament, pledging loyalty "to the republic of the Union of Myanmar." The country's two vice...