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  1. India reaches out to Indonesia's Buddhist communityRead the original story

    47 min ago | Newkerala.com

    India has reached out to the large Buddhist community in Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, by organising an exhibition on the Buddha. "Buddha Carika - In the footsteps of Shakyamuni Buddha" was inaugurated in the Gedung Prasadha Jinarakkhita in Indonesia's capital Jakarta Sunday, the Indian embassy said in a statement.

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  2. Jakarta: Refugee Crisis: Indonesia to send Bangladeshis homeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Bangladeshi migrants currently mixed in among a group of ethnic Rohingya being held in Aceh will be sent home after it was decided the former had fled their country for better jobs, not freedom from political persecution. The government will soon separate the Bangladeshi migrants from the Rohningyas, who have fled Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where they have been the frequent target of attacks.

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  3. NYC Lawyers Warn Al Sharpton's Daughter Not to Delete Incriminating Social Media PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News Max

    The daughter of the Rev. Al Sharpton was warned by New York City lawyers to not delete social media posts showing her traveling around the world after suing the city for allegedly spraining her ankle in a fall on a Manhattan street.

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  4. NCC student awarded conservation grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Kabryn Mattison spends time with Judy, a hyacinth macaw, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck. Mattison recently won a grant that will allow her to travel to the small island of Nusa Penida to study an endangered bird species called the Bali Starling.

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  5. Indonesian football hit with sanctions for qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Jazeera

    Indonesia, already facing the prospect of a FIFA ban for government interference, have been forced to play their World Cup and Asian Cup qualifier against Iraq in an empty stadium and their home tie against Thailand at a neutral venue. The decision was taken by the Asian Football Confederation after crowd trouble during two under-23 matches in March against East Timor and South Korea in Jakarta.

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  6. An entire day without talking in Ubud, BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The London Free Press

    A Balinese woman puts flowers in a basket as offerings for the gods i 1 2 one of the many Balinese traditions. Pamela Roth/Edmonton Sun "I could never do that" was the reaction most people had when I told them I had to go an entire day without talking.

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  7. JAKARTA: Disclosing the - international' to Indonesian mindsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Asia News Network

    Almost a year ago, international relations academics from various universities across the country gathered at the University of Indonesia campus in Depok, West Java, to discuss the standard learning outcomes of the IR undergraduate program in response to the Research and Technology and Higher Education Ministry's demand for a national qualification framework for IR graduates in the country. One of the results of the gathering was an agreement that studying the IR undergraduate programme should allow students to acquire the ability to identify Indonesian "national interests" and to understand the country's position in analysing "international" phenomena.

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  8. Q&A on origins of Rohingya conflict and why it persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 file photo, migrants sit on their boat as they wait to be rescued by Acehnese fishermen on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia. Many of the thousands of migrants abandoned at sea in Southeast Asia this month are Rohingya Muslims who fled their home country of Myanmar.

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  9. Burma reverses, heading to talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | NWAonline

    After a flurry of diplomatic activity, the government of Burma said Thursday that it would send representatives to a regional meeting in Bangkok next week aimed at resolving the continuing humanitarian crisis of people stranded at sea off Southeast Asia and addressing the larger issue of human trafficking. Burma, which has previously refused to attend any conference that specifically mentions the plight of ethnic Rohingya fleeing the western part of the country, softened its stance after officials held separate talks Thursday with the visiting foreign ministers of Malaysia and Indonesia.

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  10. Malaysia orders boatpeople search as Myanmar hosts envoy talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Peninsula

    Malaysia ordered search and rescue missions Thursday for thousands of boatpeople stranded at sea, as Myanmar hosted talks with US and Southeast Asian envoys on the migrant exodus from its shores. The rescue order, which is the first proactive official move to save the thousands of persecuted Muslim Rohingya and Bangladeshi economic migrants believed currently to be adrift, comes a day after Malaysia and Indonesia said they would end a policy of turning away boats.

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  11. Indonesia: Slice of paradise in unspoilt BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Amed might be far removed from the sunscreen-scented, mini-mart mass tourism of Kuta or Seminyak, but it won't remain this way forever. Photo / Christopher Adams It's 5pm on New Year's Eve and the traffic's at a standstill in the back streets of Kuta.

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  12. Myanmar finally agrees to attend migrant crisis summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jakarta: After a flurry of diplomatic activity, the government of Myanmar has finally agreed to send representatives to a regional meeting in Bangkok next week aimed at resolving the continuing humanitarian crisis of migrants stranded at sea in south-east Asia and addressing the larger issue of human trafficking. Myanmar, which has previously refused to attend any conference that specifically mentions the plight of ethnic Rohingya migrants fleeing from the west of the nation, softened its stance after officials held separate talks Thursday with the visiting foreign ministers of Malaysia and Indonesia.

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  13. Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday he has ordered the navy and coast guard to comb the sea to look for stranded migrants, the first country to announce it will search for the refugees in desperate need of help instead of waiting for them to wash up on Southeast Asia's shores. In a positive sign, Myanmar -- the country which many of the refugees, ethnic Rohingya, are fleeing -- said it will attend a regional meeting in Bangkok next Friday, creating a chance for the nations most affected by the crisis to discuss long-term solutions.

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  14. Hashima coal mine and the condition to be world heritageRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | English Dong-A

    Hashima coal mine and the condition to be world heritage . MAY 22, 2015 07:35. . President Park Geun-hye didn't' attend the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics in February 2014 even though Korea is the host country for the following Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

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  15. As crisis over migrants grows, Malaysia and Myanmar to talkRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The foreign minister of Malaysia will visit Myanmar on Thursday to discuss Southeast Asia's migrant crisis, a day after Indonesia and Malaysia offered to temporarily take in thousands of people who have been stranded at sea in a major breakthrough that could ease the emergency. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman will hold talks with his Myanmar counterpart to exchange views on irregular movements of people, in particular human trafficking and people smuggling in Southeast Asia, according to the ministry.

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  16. Malaysia orders sea search for migrants, and sends foreign minister to Myanmar to ease crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | 680News

    Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday that he had ordered the navy and the coast guard to comb the sea looking for stranded migrants, the first country to announce it will search for the refugees instead of waiting for them to wash up on Southeast Asia's shores. As the region's migrant crisis enters its fourth week, it remains unclear how many vulnerable people are adrift at sea but aid groups and the U.N. say there could be thousands and time is running out to save them.

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  17. Survey Reveals On-The-Road Habits For U.S. TravelersRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Hotel Interactive

    It takes tremendous skill to balance life's demands and juggle the tasks one needs to accomplish every day, especially when on the road, according to a new survey by Fairfield Inn & Suites. The March 2015 survey of 1,400 U.S. adults reports that while 50 percent of Americans claim to lead a balanced life, only 35 percent of adults feel their life is balanced while traveling.

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  18. Myanmar offers help for first time to ease migrant crisis as starving ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | South China Morning Post

    Hundreds of starving boatpeople were rescued off Indonesia today as Myanmar for the first time offered to help ease a regional migrant crisis blamed in part on its treatment of the ethnic Rohingya minority. The change of tune from Yangon came as the foreign ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand - facing global criticism for turning away rickety boats packed with starving migrants - gathered for talks on the issue near Kuala Lumpur.

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  19. Daily Press Briefing - May 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | State Department

    MS HARF: Hello. Welcome to the daily press briefing. We have an energetic crowd in here today, I like it.

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  20. Remarks on Civil Society, Youth Leadership and Democracy in Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | State Department

    All right, good afternoon. It is wonderful to be here at @america with all of you, and I want to start by thanking our Ambassador Bob Blake, first of all for his very kind words of introduction but much more important for his wonderful leadership of our embassy and his wonderful friendship with the people here in Indonesia.

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