War and unrest

Iran's Khoramshahr missile is displayed by the Revolutionary Guard during a military parade marking the 37th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Iran's Revolutionary Guard has unveiled its latest ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers — about 1,250 miles— capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 22, 2017 - 11:17 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country's president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of U.S. demands to the contrary. The...
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Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stretch their arms out to collect rice bags distributed by aid workers near Balukhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. More than 420,000 Rohingya refugees have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh in less than a month, with most ending up in camps in the Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar, which already had hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who had fled prior rounds of violence in Myanmar. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
September 22, 2017 - 10:12 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International said new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended. The London-based group said...
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Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 22, 2017 - 7:55 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The top diplomat from St. Vincent and the Grenadines says any disavowal of the Paris agreement on combatting climate change is "an act of hostility" that would contribute to weather-related death and...
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Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addresses the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 22, 2017 - 1:23 pm
SULERIA, Pakistan (AP) — At least six Pakistani villagers were killed and 26 were wounded in an overnight attack by India in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, Pakistan's military said Friday, adding that hundreds of villagers were forced to move to safer places. The Indian army said in a...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:12 am
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar are rejecting leader Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that many members of...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:06 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations — but it's the tough global challenges from the nuclear threat in North Korea and the plight of Myanmar's minority...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:18 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said sexual abuse is a problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations, pledging Monday to root out the problem "once and for all." The leaders of 57 countries joined a group established by Guterres to...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:41 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro is at the United Nations to appeal to all countries and organizations to help rebuild the devastated Caribbean island of Barbuda and ensure that "paradise...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International opinion hardened against Myanmar on Monday as the U.S., Britain and other powers renewed calls for an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims, whose plight is overshadowing the Southeast Asian nation's historic transition to democracy. A year ago at the annual...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Senators passed the legislation by a 89-8...
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