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Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered an officially shuttered Australian-run detention centre in a bid to remove asylum seekers occupying it illegally to leave. PNG Police on Thursday gave the 420 men, who had shut themselves inside the Manus Island Centre, a one-hour deadline to move out. According to reports, the officers have […]

Three people are missing after a US Navy transport plane crashed into the Philippine Sea, South of Japan. Eleven people were on board the plane – en route to a US aircraft carrier. Eight were rescued, while search efforts continue to find the missing personnel. Questions about training have been raised due to the recent […]

The US State Department says ethnic cleansing is being undertaken against the Rohingyas in Myanmar. This is the first time that the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has labelled it “ethnic cleansing” since his visit to the country earlier this month. At least 600,000 Rohingyas have fled Rakhine state in northern Myanmar for Bangladesh, to escape […]

Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic has been found guilty of genocide for some of the worst atrocities of the 1990s Bosnian war. He was sentenced to life in prison by the three-judge panel on the United Nations’ Yugoslav war crimes tribunal on Wednesday. The reading of the verdict was temporarily adjourned after Mladic was […]

Apple’s supplier Foxconn has been accused of forcing thousands of students to work overtime to assemble iPhone X. According to a report, students who were working at Foxconn plant on a three-month “work experience” placement were routinely working 11-hour days, breaking the Chinese overtime laws in the process. “The work has nothing to do with our […]

The European Court of Human Rights is hearing from former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi as he pleas to have a ban on holding public office lifted. The scandal-plagued leader is trying to make a political comeback – but he needs a judge to lift that ban first. The four-time prime minister was slapped with […]


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