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Rohingya return: China struggles in new diplomatic role

Rohingya return: China struggles in new diplomatic role

China, which has positioned itself as the key mediator in resolving the Rohingya crisis, is finding the business of diplomacy tough going, with little signs that the crisis will soon be resolved.

Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life

Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life

President Vladimir Putin has said he does not want Russia to return to the Soviet-era practice of rulers dying in office without a succession plan, as speculation swirls over his future after he unleashed a political upheaval this week.

JP Nadda elected new BJP chief

JP Nadda elected new BJP chief

Seasoned politician Jagat Prakash Nadda is elected unopposed as the President of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is set to be handed over the baton by his powerful predecessor and Indian Home Minister Amit Shah.

1 in 3 girls from poor households has never attended school: Unicef

1 in 3 girls from poor households has never attended school: Unicef

Nearly 1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households around the world has never been to school, according to a new Unicef paper.

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