Asia, Middle East, U. S. News briefs to be read in two minutes or less
- Over 580,000 Rohangya have arrived in Bangladesh since August.
- Amnesty reports military teams went house to house killing, raping.
- U. S. lawmakers press U. N. for sanctions on Myanmar military
- 50 die as Afghan military base destroyed by suicide bombers.
- U. S., South Korea enter fifth day of peninsula military drills.
- Archives reveal U. S. aware of Indonesia anti-communist massacre.
- Duterte declares Marawi liberated, although 20 hostages remain.
- Raqqa falls to U. S. backed Syrian army, only ISIS remnants holdout.
- Tillerson acclaims India, slams China and Russia as troublemakers.
- Ex-CIA Chief criticises Pres. Trump over North Korean rhetoric.
- Hawaii judge blocks latest Trump immigration program.
- U. S. urges U. N. to confront Iran over unlawful behavior.
- Israel raids Palestinian West Bank media alleges Jihadist support.
- Israel says talks not scheduled with Hamas, Fathia in near future.
- Millions Puerto Ricans without power and clean water month after Maria.
- Dow-Jones set to surpass yesterdays record 23,000 mark.
- Australia unemployment falls to a low of 5.5%.
- First time online Revenge Porn launched in Australia.
(News taken from Channel.newsasia, BBC, and CNN)
- News Brief #128 erroneously reported U. S. led Iranian forces
- captured Raqqa, when indeed it was Syria forces did so. Sorry.
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