US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talks to the media during a press conference after meeting with Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw, Nov. 15, 2017.

US Calls Atrocities Against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US may pursue accountability through American law, including possible targeted sanctions.

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Thailand Arrests Female Suspect in Deadly 2015 Erawan Bombing

Wanna Suansan allegedly rented apartments in the Bangkok suburbs for suspected militants to construct bombs.

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China Detains Former Deputy Internet Czar Amid Graft Probe

Lu Wei was regarded as a key architect of ever-widening internet censorship before he was accused of 'serious disciplinary violations.'

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International Donors Pulling Support For Cambodia After Opposition Party Ban

Sweden ends new cooperation agreements, while the EU threatens to dump trade preferences.

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US Sanctions Chinese, North Korean Organizations Over Illicit Trade

Washington adds pressure a day after Pyongyang was put back on a blacklist of state terrorism sponsors.

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Myanmar’s Discrimination Against the Rohingya Amounts to ‘Apartheid’: Rights Group

A new report by Amnesty International finds that discriminatory laws and the Muslim minority’s lack of legal rights underpin the government’s actions.

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Bangladesh Has Not Agreed to Chinese Plan to Settle Rohingya Crisis: Officials

Dhaka’s foreign ministry contradicts statements from its Beijing counterpart.

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Interview: Terror Designation a Sign That 'U.S. Pressure Will Keep Mounting'

Andrei Lankov sees little direct impact on North Korea from latest U.S. move -- unless China starts fully enforcing sanctions.

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China's Links With The Vatican Appear to Sour Amid Tourism Ban

Chinese travel agencies say they have been quietly ordered not to take tour groups to the Holy See, 'because that state doesn't legally recognize us.'

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Cambodian Journalists Urge Court to Drop ‘Espionage’ Case Against Former RFA Reporters

In an open letter, they say the charges intimidate the media and restrict press freedom.

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China Jails Rights Lawyer Jiang Tianyong For Two Years For 'Subversion'

Jiang's family says it doesn't accept the sentence and that his 'confession' was probably obtained under duress in the absence of independent legal counsel.

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US Puts North Korea Back on State Terrorism Sponsor List

Move is seen as a way to increase pressure on North Korea to help the U.S. and it allies address Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

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