Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

Sep 19, 2017

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country does not fear international scrutiny and invited diplomats to see some areas for themselves. Though an ...

Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims

Sep 11, 2017

Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims

The Dalai Lama has spoken out for the first time about the Rohingya refugee crisis, saying Buddha would have helped Muslims fleeing violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks after violence flared in neighboring Myanmar, where ...

U.S. reports another health attack on diplomats in Cuba last month

Sep 2, 2017

U.S. reports another health attack on diplomats in Cuba last month

Mysterious incidents affecting the health of American diplomats in Cuba continued as recently as August, the United States said Friday, despite earlier U.S. assessments that the attacks had long stopped. The U.S. increased its tally of government personnel affected to 19. The new U.S. disclosures ...