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Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi does not fear global 'scrutiny'


Aung San Suu Kyi: 'We will accept refugees who want to return'



Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said her government does not fear "international scrutiny" of its handling of the growing Rohingya crisis.

It was her first address to the country about the violence in northern Rakhine state that has seen more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims cross into Bangladesh.

Read more: Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi does not fear global 'scrutiny'

Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77



A former Soviet military officer credited with averting a possible nuclear disaster at the peak of the Cold War has died at the age of 77.

Stanislav Petrov was on duty at a Russian nuclear early warning centre in 1983 when computers wrongly detected incoming missiles from the US.

Read more: Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77


Rohingya 'extremists' trying to build stronghold - Myanmar army


Heavy monsoons are adding to the misery in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh


Myanmar's top general has blamed Rohingya people for the crisis that has led to hundreds of thousands crossing into Bangladesh.

Gen Min Aung Hlaing said the Rohingya "has never been an ethnic group", and accused "extremists" of trying to form a stronghold in northern Rakhine state.

Read more: Rohingya 'extremists' trying to build stronghold - Myanmar army



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