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U.S. voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

U.S. voices concern over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

The rally participants also submitted a memorandum of their demand to the government through Chief District Officer Ramesh KC. Suu Kyi has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya, and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place.


Michigan National Guard Sends 1100 Troops to Florida

Michigan National Guard Sends 1100 Troops to Florida

Earlier this month, the Iowa National Guard sent two heavy-lift Chinook helicopters and 11 soldiers to Texas to support emergency response operations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey . They'll first stop in Virginia to fuel up on Monday and arrive in Florida sometime on Tuesday. Soldiers will be standing by to assist in search and rescue operations.


Antarctic Caves Could Be Home to 'New World' of Plants, Animals

Antarctic Caves Could Be Home to 'New World' of Plants, Animals

The results of a study on an active volcano beneath Mount Erebus may indicate the existence of a massive subglacial world in Antarctica , Dr. Ceridwen Fraser from Australian National University's Fenner School of Environment and Society told Sputnik.


Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma

Florida power company says restoration 'will take weeks' after Irma

Orlando: The airport said on Monday that continued high winds made it hard for officials to do damage assessments, and that it's therefore unclear when it can reopen. Hurricane-force gust risks have decreased since this morning, and the previous hurricane warnings have been adjusted to tropical storm warnings for the entire WTXL viewing region.


Airport cancellations mount as Irma rips through Florida

Airport cancellations mount as Irma rips through Florida

The 900 Delta cancellations include a portion of the airline's flights at its massive hub in Atlanta, as well as continuing cancellations in Florida and the Caribbean . Forecasters expect Irma's center to move into southwestern Georgia later Monday, into Alabama Tuesday morning and eventually into western Tennessee.


Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

The government of Myanmar, a majority Buddhist country where the roughly one million Muslim Rohingya are marginalized, has repeatedly rejected charges of "ethnic cleansing". Mr Zeid, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the current operation in Rakhine was "clearly disproportionate". The Myanmar government said 421 people had died.