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Riot police officers advance on pro-democracy protesters during a rally against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 27, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Myanmar police crack down on protests; one woman killed, media say

Police cracked down in Myanmar to prevent opponents of military rule gathering and one woman was shot and killed, media reported, after the country’s U.N. envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a Feb. 1 coup.


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Saudi de facto ruler approved operation that led to Khashoggi's death: U.S.

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to U.S. intelligence released on Friday as the United States imposed sanctions on some of those involved but spared the crown prince himself in an effort to preserve relations with the kingdom.


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