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

/ 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 ...

Kofi Annan: The U.N.'s 'rock star' secretary-general

| Aug 19, 2018

Kofi Annan: The U.N.'s 'rock star' secretary-general

Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The first secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, Ghanaian-born Annan was credited for raising the U.N.'s ...

Aug 7, 2018

Australia presses North Korea on return of war dead

Australia has pressed North Korea over the remains of 43 soldiers still missing after the Korean War in a rare encounter between the two nations, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Tuesday. Some 17,000 Australians fought as part of the United Nations multinational force defending South ...