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Asia Pacific Oct 16, 2018

Aussie government blames admin error for 'okay to be white' vote

Embarrassed officials scrambled Tuesday to explain how members of Australia's conservative government backed a parliamentary motion declaring "it is okay to be white," blaming the decision on an "administrative process failure." The resolution, tabled in the Senate on Monday, was drafted by populist firebrand Pauline ...

Myanmar army should be removed from politics: U.N.

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 18, 2018

Myanmar army should be removed from politics: U.N.

Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, U.N. investigators said Tuesday, as they released the final part of a damning report reiterating calls for top generals to be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya Muslim minority. A brutal military crackdown last year forced more ...