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Reuters report in Dhaka Tribune, July 14, 2017
As fellow Muslims were celebrating the end of Ramadan late in June, Noor Ankis and her neighbours buried her husband at the refugee camp in Bangladesh where he had lived for years.
Mohammed Ayub’s body – his throat slit and hands tied behind his back – had been found dumped in a desolate corner of the camp for Rohingya Muslims who have fled neighbouring Myanmar.
Thirty-year-old Ayub was one of three Rohingya men whose bodies were found over the past few weeks. Aid workers and …

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By Liu Xin in Global Times, July 13, 2017 at 0:08:39
China’s first overseas support base in the East African nation of Djibouti differs from military bases of other countries in its scale, function and the ships stationed there, so the Western media should not hype the China threat theory, Chinese experts said.
Two ships carrying Chinese military personnel left from Zhanjiang in South China’s Guangdong Province on Tuesday for the support base in Djibouti.
Chinese navy warships Jinggangshan and Donghai Island semi-submersible ship headed to the base with an unknown number of …

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AFP report in The News, July 14, 2017
KASHGAR: Worshippers quietly passed through metal detectors as they entered the central mosque in China’s far western city of Kashgar under the stern gaze of stone-faced police officers.
The increasingly strict curbs imposed on the mostly Muslim Uighur population have stifled life in the tense Xinjiang region, where beards are partially banned and no one is allowed to pray in public.
For years, the square outside the mosque in Kashgar was packed with teeming crowds as worshippers jostled for space to unroll their prayer rugs …

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Report in The daily star, July 14, 2017
Dhaka: Leaders of several political parties last night met to discuss the launching of a political platform with eye on the next general election due in late 2018 or early 2019.
Law enforcers allegedly tried to disrupt the meeting at Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Rob) President ASM Abdur Rob’s Uttara residence.
Talking to The Daily Star, Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna said they sat to discuss the launch of a political platform ahead of the election.
Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President ASM Abdur Rob talks to …