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Myanmar

Myanmar's president signs off on controversial population control law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart - @DailyMail

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Rohingya boat refugees

US readies air patrols in search for Rohingya migrants trapped at sea - @AP

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Rohingya boat refugees

Myanmar's navy carries out 1st rescue of migrant boat bringing 208 people ashore, official says - @AFP

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Rohingya boat refugees

Myanmar to attend May meeting on migrant issues but won't discuss Rohingya, president's office says - @maywongona

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Rohingya boat refugees

Indonesia, Malaysia agree to provide temporary shelter to migrants still stranded at sea - @AP

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Rohingya boat refugees

UN Refugee Agency: 4,000 from Myanmar, Bangladesh stranded at sea; those who landed say fellow migrants beaten by crew, starved, died - @SominiSengupta

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Egypt

Food more affordable, accessible in most countries; biggest gains in Egypt, Myanmar - TRFN

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Rohingya boat refugees

White House urges Southeast Asian nations to save lives of Rohingya migrants who have been adrift at sea since leaving Myanmar - @Jerusalem_Post

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Myanmar

Pres Obama extends National Emergency re: Burma (Myanmar) for another year, allowing continuation of US sanctions. Emergency began in 1997 - @markknoller

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China

Shelling from neighboring Myanmar wounds 5 in southern China, state media reports - @Reuters

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Rohingya boat refugees

More than 700 migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh brought ashore in Aceh, Indonesia, by fisherman, official says - @Jerusalem_Post

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Rohingya boat refugees

Boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh towed out of Indonesian waters, according to navy - @AFP

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Rohingya boat refugees

Police: 1,018 Rohingyas, Bangladeshis have landed illegally on Malaysian resort island beach - @AP

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Bangladesh

More than 100 suspected Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh found in South Thailand - @Reuters

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Thailand

Thai police find 5 graves believed to hold remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh at 2nd jungle camp - @AFP

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Nagaland, IN

Suspected Naga rebels kill 8 Assam Rifles soldiers in ambush near India's Myanmar border - @htTweets

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Myanmar

Myanmar population control law threatens minorities - rights group - TRFN

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Myanmar Kachin rebels conflict

Myanmar government says 126 soldiers have been killed and 359 injured in fighting with Kokang rebels since Feb. 9 - @XHNews

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Myanmar

Sustainable energy galvanises Myanmar’s environmental reporters

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Trawler sinks in Russia's Sea of Okhotsk. April 2015

78 members of crew of sunken Russian trawler are Russian; remainder from countries including Latvia, Ukraine and Myanmar, local media reports - @BBCNews

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