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21 Rohingya women detail horrific rapes by Myanmar soldiers

The use of rape by Myanmar’s armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, The Associated Press found in interviews with Rohingya Muslim women and girls. …read more

By Alexander Smith “It’s an over-simplification when people say the war is ending,” said Haid Haid, a consulting research fellow at London’s Chatham House think tank. …read more

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By Rachel Elbaum and Bill Neely and Associated Press Less than a week after President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinian protests have largely fizzled out. …read more

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Ali Abdullah Saleh, ex-president of Yemen, has been killed at the hands of the Houthi movement, officials in his General People’s Congress party confirmed to Reuters. …read more

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By CBC News A Quebec Superior Court judge has granted a temporary suspension of the section of Quebec’s religious neutrality law that deals with face coverings. …read more

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By Erin Collins New technology and a stable price of oil have combined to make Alberta’s Duvernay Formation one of the hottest energy plays around, attracting billions in investment and spurring a comeback for the province’s beleaguered energy sector. …read more

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By Saphora Smith and Andy Eckardt and Carlo Angerer Life remains a struggle for many of the around 1 million asylum-seekers who reached Germany in 2015. …read more

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By Johnny Lieu Australia’s offshore detention centres have long been a secretive, carefully guarded operation. For those who remain inside them, smartphones and social media have been the main way to tell stories of their plight, as governments remain reticent on who is responsible for them and journalists struggle to gain access to …read more

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By Alastair Jamieson and The Associated Press Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, finally resigned as Zimbabwe’s president Tuesday — almost a week after a military coup. …read more

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By Susan Noakes Twenty Canadian projects have won Grand Challenges funding, among them an Uber-like connection that can help get pregnant women in Kenya to health care; a 3D printer project to provide orthotic devices  …read more

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