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Latest update : 2012-10-29

Sectarian violence breaks out between Buddhist and Muslim groups in Burma

More violence has flared up between the Rakhine and Rohingya ethnic groups in Burma. The Rakhines are Buddhists, like most Burmese people, while the Rohingyas are Muslim - and largely considered to be outcasts. The community was declared stateless in 1982 and have been seen ever since as illegal immigrants in Burma, where locals refer to them as being Bangladeshi. Both ethnic groups live in one of Burma's poorest areas but the issue is so sensitive that few Burmese are willing to address it.

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2015-05-28 Sudan

The plight of civilians in Darfur's never-ending conflict

The ongoing war in Sudan's Darfur region has fallen off the global media radar in recent years. But a new government offensive against rebel factions has resulted in up to 70,000...

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2015-05-27 Thailand

Thailand cracks down on human traffickers amid worsening migrant crisis

Over the past few weeks, FRANCE 24 has been reporting on the thousands of desperate Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants who have landed ashore in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand....

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2015-05-26 Nepal

Nepalese children still struggling one month after quake

On Monday, Nepal marked one month since its devastating earthquake. The April 25 quake, followed by another powerful tremor on May 12, killed over 8,600 people and destroyed...

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2015-05-25 Lebanon

Lebanon marks one year without a president

In Lebanon, the president's chair has now sat empty for a full year. Electoral rules state that the head of state must come from the Maronite Christian sect, but this isn't...

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2015-05-22 Ireland

Ireland votes in world's first referendum on same-sex marriage

A world first in Ireland as it asks the population to vote in referendum to allow same-sex marriage. All Ireland's political parties are lined up behind a "Yes" vote while most...

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