The Latest: Indonesia sends 34 tons of aid for Rohingya
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The Latest: Indonesia sends 34 tons of aid for Rohingya

UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Four Hercules planes carrying 34 tons of aid for Rohinyga refugees have departed for Bangladesh from an air force base in the Indonesian capital. Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo … Continue reading

Skirmishes continue in Nagorno-Karabakh despite cease-fire
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Skirmishes continue in Nagorno-Karabakh despite cease-fire

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Skirmishes continued Friday, Apr. 8, around Nagorno-Karabakh with Azerbaijan and Armenia blaming each other for cease-fire violations, while Russia sought to stabilize the situation by playing as go-between. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev in Baku a day after holding talks with the Armenian leadership. Azerbaijan’s … Continue reading

5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire
Europe

5 die in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire

MOSCOW (AP) — At least two civilians and three Ukrainian troops have been killed in eastern Ukraine despite the ongoing cease-fire, officials on both sides of the conflict said Monday. The hostilities have subsided since the September cease-fire, but fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops still continues across the front line. In a new … Continue reading