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Indonesian groups urge ASEAN to give cold shoulder to Myanmar junta

Indonesian groups urge ASEAN to give cold shoulder to Myanmar junta

Military's participation in coming talks would seem as if bloc leaders recognize junta gov't, says rights group figure

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Russia starts returning troops to permanent bases
23.04.2021

Russia starts returning troops to permanent bases

Defense Ministry says troops head to railway stations, airfields, load weapons and military equipment for transportation

India’s daily COVID cases hit all-time high of over 332,000
23.04.2021

India’s daily COVID cases hit all-time high of over 332,000

Amid record cases, 13 coronavirus patients killed in hospital fire in Maharashtra state

Bangladesh, Russia sign deal for vaccine co-production
23.04.2021

Bangladesh, Russia sign deal for vaccine co-production

Bangladesh also agrees to join platform initiated by China as India suspends vaccine shipments

UK MPs declare Uyghurs are undergoing genocide
23.04.2021

UK MPs declare Uyghurs are undergoing genocide

'We will not gain any particular friendship by not calling out genocide from the Chinese,' says senior Conservative MP

ASEAN leaders to discuss Myanmar crisis this weekend
23.04.2021

ASEAN leaders to discuss Myanmar crisis this weekend

ASEAN summit to be held in Jakarta as it coincides with location of ASEAN Secretariat office