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Plight of Rohingya Muslim minority discussed
New York, Sep. 20 (BNA): Organisation of Islamic Organisation (OIC) Secretary General Youssef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen met United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and Head of the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock.
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Civilisation Interaction Conference begins in NYC
New York City, Sep. 18 (BNA): The Civilisation Interaction Conference between Muslim World and the United States is kicked off in the United Nations, with participation of 450 scholars and thinkers representing 56 states as well as Islamic and US intellectual and cultural institutions.
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US calls Burmese authorities to respect rule of law
Washington, Sep. 12 (BNA): The White House has called on Burmese authorities to "respect the rule of law, stop the violence, and end the displacement of civilians from all communities."
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OIC demands UN probe into Myanmar violations
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 10 (BNA): The Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned Myanmar government for its 'systematic brutal acts' against the Rohingya Muslims.
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OIC Summit opens in Kazakhstan
Astana, Sep. 10 (BNA): The first ever Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on science and technologies opened today in Astana, Kazakhstan, in the presence of several heads of states.
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290,000 Muslims have fled Myanmar's ethnic cleansing
Rangoon, Sep. 10 (BNA): Several more villages were burned down on Saturday in a part of northwest Myanmar where many Rohingya Muslims had been sheltering from violence sweeping the area, two sources monitoring the situation said, according to Reuters.
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OIC meeting opens in Astana
Astana, Sep. 9 (BNA): The ministerial meeting, preparatory to the OIC Summit on Science and Technology started today, in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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Australia in favour of stronger UN sanctions on North Korea
Seoul, Sep. 7 (BNA): Australia is ready to call for stronger international sanctions on North Korea as the United Nations Security Council is discussing a new resolution in response to its recent nuclear test, its defense minister said.
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IOC condemns Myanmar's violations against Muslims
Jeddah, Sep. 6 (BNA) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)'s independent human rights watch body has condemned the renewed outbreak of violence against the Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine State, Myanmar, which has forced thousands to flee their homes to neighbouring Bangladesh.
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S. Korea proposes cutting off N. Korea oil supply
Seoul, Sep. 5 (BNA): South Korea is pursuing "powerful" punitive measures, including a new United Nations Security Council resolution, in response to Pyongyang's recent nuclear test, the foreign ministry here said Tuesday, South Korea’s News Agency (Yonhap) said.
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