• Adviser to Burma leader Aung San Suu Kyi assassinated at airport

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    The NLD, led by Suu Kyi, vowed to continue implementing the party's political ideals. Soe Lwin, a NLD member and Muslim resident from Yangon's Hlaing Township who attended the funeral, said , "Everybody was saddened and shocked". "Failure to do so, through fear, prejudice or complacency, would mean that it was not only U Ko Ni who was killed yesterday, but dreams of a better, more democratic, peaceful Myanmar for all - and that is a tragedy we must prevent".
  • Silicon Valley Companies Execs Speak Denounce Trump's Refugee Ban

    Silicon Valley Companies Execs Speak Denounce Trump's Refugee Ban

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    Mark Zuckerberg penned a Facebook post saying the United States should be "proud" to be a nation of immigrants. Michael Dearing, founder of venture capital firm Harrison Metal, started an effort called Project ELLIS, short for Entrepreneurs' Liberty Link in Silicon Valley, to help startups and smaller tech companies with immigration issues .
  • European Leaders Denounces Trump Immigration Ban

    European Leaders Denounces Trump Immigration Ban

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    Citizens of Syria, Iraq , Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya would be banned from entering the USA for 90 days, while the government determined what information it needed from other countries to safely admit visitors. In a telephone conversation, the two leaders also reaffirmed the military bloc's role in ensuring the peace and stability of the North Atlantic community, the White House said in a statement .
  • Washington state sues Trump over immigration order

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    The lawsuit claims that the Trump administration's executive order violates the Fifth Amendment's equal protection clause, the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, as well as due process. "We are a country based on the rule of law and in a courtroom it is not the loudest voice that prevails, it's the Constitution", Ferguson said. The Department of Homeland Security said it would comply with judicial orders, however it said Mr Trump's immigration restrictions remained in effect.
  • Zarif: Muslims entry ban to U.S., great gift to extremists' supporters

    Zarif: Muslims entry ban to U.S., great gift to extremists' supporters

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    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif didn't specify what those measures would be, but he affirmed in a tweet that anyone with a valid visa would be welcomed. commitments under worldwide law, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), and other global conventions. Iran on January 29 summoned the Swiss ambassador, who represents Washington's interests, to protest the measure.
  • Dubai's Head of Security supports Trump's 'Muslim ban'

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    He added : "Donald Trump should not be welcomed to Britain while he abuses our shared values with his shameful Muslim ban and attacks on refugees' and women's rights". But, as Bloomberg pointed out, this list excludes several Muslim-majority countries where the Trump Organization is active , has previously done business in, or has pursued potential business opportunities.
  • Four Syrian Terrorist Groups Join Ranks With Ahrar al-Sham - Statement

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    The well-armed Jabhat Fateh al-Sham this week launched attacks against more militant factions west of Aleppo and in the insurgent stronghold province of Idlib , and routed at least one Free Syrian Army faction. Most are believed to have been carried out by the US-led coalition fighting jihadists. Syria, the United Arab Emirates, Russia, Iran and Egypt have all designated Ahrar al-Sham as a terrorist organisation - however, the United States, Britain and others have so far not considered ...