Rohingya crisis: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine – BBC News

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Aung San Suu Kyi (centre) arrived in Sittwe guarded by armed security personnel Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Rakhine for the first time since violence erupted in the state in late August. She is visiting the regional capital Sittwe and other towns during [...]

North Korea working on advanced version of missile that could reach US, source says – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. North Korea working on advanced version of missile that could reach US, source says – CNN

Bin Laden raid: CIA releases 470000 files – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The CIA has released nearly 470,000 files seized during the 2011 killing of former al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. The new material includes his personal diary, documents and audio and video files – including a clip showing his son Hamza as an adult, at his wedding. It is the fourth release [...]

Sexual Harassment Scandal Forces out UK Defense Secretary Fallon – Fortune

A ballooning sexual harassment scandal in Westminster claimed its first victim late Monday as Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon, saying his conduct had fallen below the high standards demanded of his position. Prime Minister Theresa May, weakened after losing her parliamentary majority in a June election, loses a loyalist at a time when [...]

Protocol for Trump in Asia means no insults, no surprises – Washington Post

WASHINGTON — When in Asia, make sure handshakes aren’t too long — or short. Don’t bobble names or titles. Stifle the critical tweets and don’t question the food. These key points of etiquette and protocol are part of the region’s core culture known as “face” — keeping yours, helping others save theirs. And they are [...]

South Korea will not develop or possess nuclear weapons, president says – Washington Post

President Moon Jae-in told lawmakers Wednesday that South Korea would not seek to have nuclear weapons and said that Seoul would never accept its neighbor North Korea as a nuclear-armed state. “According to the joint agreement by the two Koreas on denuclearization, North Korea’s nuclear state cannot be accepted or tolerated. We will not develop [...]

How Catalonia’s crisis is turning into a European problem – Washington Post

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. After helping engineer a political showdown that triggered a constitutional crisis in Spain, deposed Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont did what many renegade politicians do: [...]

Tech Executives Are Contrite About Election Meddling, but Make Few Promises on Capitol Hill – New York Times

Since then, the company has scrambled to appease lawmakers by promising to hire more than 1,000 people to manually review political ad purchases and to make public the funding behind those ads. Video How Russian Bots and Trolls Invade Our Lives — and Elections How do bots and trolls work to infiltrate social media platforms [...]

Women rescued by Navy defend their account of ordeal at sea – Washington Post

HONOLULU — Two women from Hawaii who were rescued after being lost at sea defended their account of the ordeal, insisting that a storm was whipping up 30-foot waves and near hurricane-force winds on the night they set sail, despite records that show no severe weather in the area at the time. The Coast Guard [...]

The President Of The Senate Stephen Parry Is Resigning Because He Is A British Dual Citizen – BuzzFeed News

“It is with a heavy heart I inform you that I have received advice from the British Home Office that I am a British citizen by virtue of my father’s birthplace, thereby being a dual citizen under the provisions of the Australian constitution,” he wrote to colleagues on Wednesday. Parry — who has served as [...]

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