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US senator urges Burma to amend constitution

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014 3:26PM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell has issued a strong call for Burma to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

Fukushima study: Think the unthinkable

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014 3:19PM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says a key lesson from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident is that the nation’s nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios.

South Korea lab fails to determine how Sewol tragedy ferry owner died

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014 1:47PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s state-run forensic lab says it has failed to find out how a fugitive billionaire blamed for April’s ferry disaster died.

Burma: Troubled Rakhine state invites aid groups to return

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 8:37PM UTC

YANGON, Burma (AP) — Authorities in Burma’s Rakhine state say international aid organizations are welcome to return to the area they left in April after Buddhist mobs disrupted their work helping displaced Rohingya Muslims.

Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine for MH17 investigation

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 5:43PM UTC

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to the Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a United Nations team.

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