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N. Korea, US urged to halt war of words
Seoul, Sep. 23 (BNA): South Korea's ruling Democratic Party on Saturday urged the leaders of North Korea and the United States to halt a war of words to help ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
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UAE donates US$10m to hurricane-stricken Florida
Washington, Sep. 21 (BNA): Following the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, which brought widespread devastation to the Florida Keys and communities all across the state, the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington has announced that the UAE government has pledged US$10 million to help with recovery efforts, UAE News Agency (WAM) reported.
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5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia
New York, Sep. 21 (BNA): An undersea earthquake of 5.7 magnitude struck off the coast of Java island, in Indonesia, today, the US Geological Survey reported.
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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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