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  1. 'New phase of misery' feared for Rohingya refugees during Bangladesh's monsoon season

    MYANMAR-ROHINGYA/BANGLADESH

    Aid workers in Bangladesh are ramping up preparations in the weeks leading into monsoon season, amid warnings that at least 200,000 Rohingya refugees are at direct risk of being forced out of camps by flooding or landslides.

  2. North Korea suspends nuclear and missile tests, state media says

    US Korea Kim Jong Un

    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.

  3. France's Macron fights his Trump-like approval rating by joining the fray: Don Murray

    FRANCE-POLITICS/

    President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious goals for reforming France and the European Union haven't changed, but after seeing his approval rating plummet to Donald Trump-like levels, his approach certainly has.

  4. Obamas, Clintons attend Barbara Bush funeral today

    BUSH SOCIAL SECURITY

    Several former U.S. presidents were among the 1,500 mourners expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

  5. India seeks death penalty for rape of girls under 12

    AFP_1474HY

    India's government has decided to hand down the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat crimes against women.