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Malaysia Swears in New Prime Minister as Mahathir Loses Out

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysia's Muhyiddin Yassin, a Malay nationalist politician backed by the corruption-tarnished former ruling party, was sworn in as prime minister Sunday after the king picked him to replace 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad.The swe...Read More

Rohingya Activist Urges US to Ramp Up Pressure on Myanmar

The United States should increase pressure on Myanmar to end persecution of ethnic minorities and restore the citizenship rights of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims driven from that country by government-sanctioned violence, said a Rohingya po...Read More

Australia and Thailand report first deaths, US tightens travel from ...

Italy Sunday reported a 50% jump in the number of new coronavirus cases in just one day with 11 villages and towns in the north sealed off.With nearly 1,700 confirmed cases and 34 deaths, Italy is the hardest-hit European country.Italian authorities sa...Read More