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The European Union discarded the last of its economic sanctions against Myanmar on Monday, despite fresh reports that Rohingya Muslims there face bloody and persistent attempts at "ethnic cleansing." The decision worried activists working to help the...
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Testing the waters for a revitalized Asian alliance Now through Saturday, April 20: Democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Japan this week is purportedly unofficial, but the Nobel Peace Prize laureate probably has more clout than any...
Southern fried chicken has long preened in the cultural spotlight, thanks in part to such notables as chef Edna Lewis, TV's Paula Deen and one Kentucky colonel named Harland Sanders. But a new bird is rising out of the East — the Far East —...
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Myanmar residents resettled in the Fort Wayne area are protesting sectarian violence in their Southeast Asian homeland. About 100 resettled refugees demonstrated Sunday at the Allen County Courthouse in Fort Wayne....
Tags: Refugee, Politics, Religion and Belief, Buddhism, Islam
Electrical problems were to blame for a fire that reportedly killed 13 children at a mosque and religious school in Myanmar, authorities said Tuesday, even as the blaze stirred up suspicions of an attack on Muslims. Yangon regional fire chief Kyi Win...
Rebels and the Myanmar government met Monday and agreed to continue talks in an effort to quell the violence that has roiled Kachin state. The two sides met in the Chinese town of Ruili on the border with Myanmar, also known as Burma. They issued a...
Big, bigger, biggest is not what cruising is all about in 2013. In fact, most of this year's new ships are designed for river cruising, carrying fewer than 200 passengers. Woodland Hills-based Viking River Cruises leads the way, introducing 10 new...
Harry “Haddie” Armand Northcraft, 92, of Cumberland, Md., passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his home. Born June 5, 1920, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Harry P. Northcraft and Olive I. (Sturtz) Northcraft. He was also...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelAnthony Bourdain heads to Myanmar for the debut of his CNN show. Get ready for “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,” bowing at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Bourdain will receive heavy exposure on CNN's weekends. “Parts Unknown” will repeat...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.NEW DELHI, India -- Myanmar’s main opposition party led by Nobel laureate lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi began three days of meetings in Yangon on Friday to elect leaders for the first time in its 25-year history. The fact that the government allowed...
WASHINGTON -- If second-term presidents feel liberated by re-election to pursue bolder agendas, first ladies often become more comfortable to be their own person. Witness Laura Bush, who in her husband's second term discovered that she, too, had a voice...
In November, Stefanie Weiner visited Myanmar with small tour group led by a Burmese photographer. At Mingun, a small town near Mandalay, Weiner photographed a young monk traversing the stone arches of Myatheindan Pagoda. "The scene seems to embody the...
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