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    Rohingya death toll likely above 10,000, MSF says amid exodus
     14 December 2017
    The number of Rohingya Muslims killed during and after the Myanmar military's "clearance operations" is likely above 10,000, according to medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres.
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    PNG medicine shortage sees rise in dubious 'miracle potions' containing urine, herbs
    14 Dec: Papua New Guineans are using potions made in backyards from questionable ingredients, including human urine, as the country faces a chronic shortage of conventional medicine.... more
    China constructing North Korean border refugee camps in preparation for disaster: leaked report
    14 Dec: A leaked document claims China has begun constructing refugee camps on the North Korean border capable of holding large numbers of asylum seekers fleeing potential disaster.... more
    Emu escapee recaptured in graveyard and returned to Essex village home
    14 Dec: Farage the emu goes running through the snow leaving a "trail of feathers" before reportedly being put in a headlock and returned to its English village home.... more
    Gay and extramarital sex remains legal in Indonesia after court hearing
    14 Dec: Indonesia's Constitutional Court narrowly rejects a controversial petition to ban gay and extramarital sex in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country.... more
    Island formed from Tongan volcano could hold clues to the origins of Mars
    14 Dec: Scientists say the land mass formed when the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga in 2015 could contain clues about how the red planet formed.... more
    Why do robots need to do backflips?
    14 Dec: Atlas, the humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics, has mastered the box jump — is the burpee next?... more
    Cat Person: Why a 7,201-word piece of literary fiction in the New Yorker went viral
    14 Dec: In the #MeToo moment, a short story in The New Yorker about a young woman's dating experience hits the zeitgeist — and gets the internet talking.... more
    Omarosa Manigault Newman: Former Apprentice star set to leave the White House
    14 Dec: And no, it's not Donald Trump. But it is making headlines around the world.... more
    Ireland has lessons for Australia eight years after its own child abuse commission of inquiry
    14 Dec: Ireland is still debating the scandal of child abuse in the Catholic Church, eight years after a commission of inquiry into the matter delivered its groundbreaking report.... more

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     22 Nov: Myanmar's discrimination against Rohingya Muslims is 'apartheid': Amnesty International ++++++++++++
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    China constructing North Korean border refugee camps in preparation for disaster: leaked report 20:27

    Emu escapee recaptured in graveyard and returned to Essex village home 20:07

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