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Mass Hindu grave discovered in Myanmar

Mass Hindu grave discovered in Myanmar

The announcement could not be independently verified as access to the region is tightly controlled by Myanmar's army. According to Myanmar government around 30,000 Hindus and Buddhists have also been displaced due to the terror attacks by ARSA militants.



Defiant Iran Says it Will Boost Missile Capabilities

Iran said in its announcement on Saturday that the Khorramshahr missile could carry several warheads. Iran has repeatedly stated its military capabilities are exclusively for defense purposes and they pose no threat to other countries.


Over 35000 Evacuated Due to Volcano Alert in Bali, Indonesia

Over 35000 Evacuated Due to Volcano Alert in Bali, Indonesia

Mount Agung, which last erupted for nearly a year in 1963 to 1964, continues to show increased volcanic activity. "Volcanic activity remains high and there are indications of magma rising to the surface and causing tremors", Sutopo Purwo Nugroho of the National Disaster Management Agency said.


Two in three Japanese to vote against Abe in planned snap elections

Two in three Japanese to vote against Abe in planned snap elections

Trump's explicit mention in his speech of the North's abduction of Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s was a major demonstration of the closeness between the two leaders. Political tensions intensified further on Friday over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's envisaged breakup of the House of Representatives next week for a snap election in October of the lower chamber of the Diet.


United Nations needs $200 million to cater for displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh

United Nations needs $200 million to cater for displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh

Saturday's decision to impose a communication blackout on the stateless Muslim minority was justified for security reasons, said junior telecoms minister Tarana Halim, reports AFP. Myanmar responded with military "clearance operations" to root out the rebels. But Rohingya Muslim leaders said it could be because villages located near the border in Myanmar's Rakhine state were now empty.