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  • BBC NewsMSF estimates more than 6700 Rohingya killed in MyanmarBBC NewsAt least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in the month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Based on surveys of refugees in Bangladesh, the number is much higher than Myanmar's official figure of 400. MSF said ...Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing 'secret papers'Washington PostArrests of Reuters Reporters in Myanmar Add to Fears About Press FreedomNew York TimesTwo Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, face official secrets chargesReutersKTVQ Billings News -The Hill -Business Insider -The Boston Globeall 78 news articles »

  • BloombergXi to Discuss North Korea and Trade With South Korea's MoonBloombergChinese President Xi Jinping will meet with South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in in Beijing later Thursday for talks on North Korea and trade, as tensions between the two major Asian economies begin to thaw after a spat over Seoul's deployment of a U.S ...South Korea's Moon tries K-Pop and TV stars in China charm offensiveReutersTaking a Better Shot at Missile DefenseTownhallTeam Trump is still torn on how to handle North KoreaNew York PostBreitbart News -Business Insider -Newsdayall 487 news articles »

  • CNN20-pound US helicopter window falls off mid-flight, injuring child in OkinawaCNNTokyo (CNN) The window of a US Marine Corps helicopter fell off mid-flight onto a school playing field, slightly injuring a child on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The incident is likely to fuel outrage among locals who view the US military footprint ...Okinawa boy injured after window falls off Marine chopperFox NewsUS Marine Helicopter In Okinawa Loses Windshield Over SchoolNPRUS helicopter part crashes on Japanese school in OkinawaBBC -Stars and Stripes -Reuters -Business Insiderall 75 news articles »

  • BBC NewsBrexit bill: May heads to Brussels after EU vote lossBBC NewsTheresa May is due in Brussels on Thursday, hours after Conservative rebels in the Commons defeated the government in a key Brexit vote. MPs backed an amendment giving them a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with Brussels. One ...Britain's May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit talksReutersUK Lawmakers Have Given Parliament Veto Power on the Brexit DealTIMEParliament will have final say on Brexit, a blow to prime ministerBend BulletinUSA TODAY -The Japan Times -Evening Standard -Bloombergall 512 news articles »

  • CNNWhite House reins in Tillerson's offer to start North Korea talksCNNWashington (CNN) The White House and State Department both stated Wednesday that the US is not ready to begin talks with North Korea, a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had suggested the two sides could start negotiating without preconditions ...3 big questions about North Korea and no-precondition talksWashington PostWhite House Corrects Tillerson on Whether US Will Talk to North KoreaNew York TimesDespite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for North Korea talksReutersBBC News -Foreign Policy -The Hill -NPRall 542 news articles »

  • ReutersWTO meeting ends in discord, ministers urge smaller-scale trade talksReutersBUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization failed to reach any new agreements on Wednesday, ending a three-day ministerial conference in discord in the face of stinging U.S. criticism of the group and vetoes from other countries ...WTO summit ends without substantial deals after US criticismWashington PostSome WTO members to push for e-commerce rules as broader deal failsYahoo NewsWTO struggles to hone global trade vision after US turnaboutBusiness InsiderEconomic Times -Bloomberg -Livemint -Xinhuaall 168 news articles »

  • Washington PostWhat is Vladimir Putin really up to? Carnegie scholars aim to find out.Washington PostSecretary of State Rex Tillerson, one of the administration's most uncompromising critics of Russia, said last week that the Kremlin's meddling in elections in the United States and Europe is part of an “active threat of a recently resurgent Russia ...Putin's Syria victory lap is premature, experts sayNBCNews.comBacked by Putin, Russian military pushes into foreign policyReutersHow Putin made himself a Middle East power brokerCBS NewsBloomberg -U.S. News & World Report -Breitbart News -Voice of Americaall 436 news articles »

  • NBCNews.comJailing of journalists worldwide hits record high, activist group saysNBCNews.comTurkey remains the biggest jailer of journalists for the second year in a row, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday in reporting that the number of journalists jailed around the world hit a record high in 2017. The organization, a ...Group says 262 journalists imprisoned worldwide, record highWashington PostReport: 21 Journalists Imprisoned Worldwide for 'False News'Daily BeastRecord: Journalists Imprisoned Around the World Most EverNewsmaxMashable -Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (blog) -HuffPost -CPJ Press Freedom Onlineall 40 news articles »

  • Nikkei Asian ReviewJapan to strengthen response to North Korean 'ghost boats'Nikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO -- With a record number of wooden boats drifting into coastal areas, the Japanese government is bolstering patrols and other measures to better respond to what are believed to be illegal fishing vessels from North Korea. A total of 83 such ...North Korean 'ghost ships' are turning up at alarming ratesKIRO SeattleJapanese kanji of the year is 'north' – thanks to Kim Jong-unThe Guardianall 61 news articles »

  • Voice of AmericaNorth Korean Abductees Remain Victims of Nuclear StandoffVoice of AmericaFamilies of North Korean abductees feel forgotten by the world, despite the increased international focus on widespread North Korean human rights abuses that a United Nations report described as "on a scale unparalleled in the modern world." Hwang In ...UN resolutions on North Korea must be fully implemented: GuterresReutersUN official: NKoreans say it is important to prevent warWashington PostHow forced marriage saved a US defector in North KoreaBBC NewsInner City Press -International Business Times -U.S. News & World Report -AOLall 158 news articles »

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