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Maryland shooting shakes local newspapers that cultivate community ties

Jun 28 2018

About two hours after the shooting in a Maryland newspaper office that killed five people on Thursday, a small newsroom in Ogden, Utah received a telephone call from a man asking about the ideological bent of the newspaper.

Exclusive: Richardson quits Myanmar's 'whitewash' Rohingya crisis panel

Jan 25 2018

YANGON Veteran U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson has resigned from an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis, saying it was conducting a "whitewash" and accusing the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lacking "moral leadership". | Video

U.N. urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards

Jan 23 2018

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh/NAYPYITAW, Myanmar The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home. | Video

Malaysian financier Jho Low owned firm linked to 1MDB scandal-source

Jun 22 2016

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 For the past year, the Malaysian government has said a company called Good Star Ltd, which received $1.03 billion from the scandal-hit 1MDB investment fund, was owned by the fund's joint venture partner, PetroSaudi International Ltd.

North Korea's girl with seven names still feels hunted

Nov 01 2015

UBUD, Indonesia The girl with seven names is finding it hard these days to contact relatives in Stalinist North Korea on the underground mobile phone link defectors have used for years.

North Korea's girl with seven names still feels hunted

Nov 01 2015

UBUD, Indonesia The girl with seven names is finding it hard these days to contact relatives in Stalinist North Korea on the underground mobile phone link defectors have used for years.

Lonely Planet founder reprises original trip - on budget air

Oct 31 2015

Tony Wheeler famously started the Lonely Planet series of travel guides in 1973 after embarking from London in a minivan, driving through the "hippie backpacker trail" in Asia and finally arriving in Sydney, where he and his wife Maureen had 27 cents between them.

Lonely Planet founder reprises original trip - on budget air

Oct 31 2015

Tony Wheeler famously started the Lonely Planet series of travel guides in 1973 after embarking from London in a minivan, driving through the "hippie backpacker trail" in Asia and finally arriving in Sydney, where he and his wife Maureen had 27 cents between them.

Lonely Planet founder reprises original trip - on budget air

Oct 31 2015

Oct 31 Tony Wheeler famously started the Lonely Planet series of travel guides in 1973 after embarking from London in a minivan, driving through the "hippie backpacker trail" in Asia and finally arriving in Sydney, where he and his wife Maureen had 27 cents between them.

Novelist Michael Chabon readies script for "Bob the Musical"

Oct 30 2015

UBUD, Indonesia A movie musical starring Tom Cruise could be nearing production after a decade languishing in development, the screenwriter, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Michael Chabon, said.

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