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Rare Couple Finds Love in a Time of Hate in Myanmar

THETKABYIN, MYANMAR —In her dreams, Setara walks hand in hand with her Muslim husband through the streets of the seaside Myanmar town they grew up in. They visit old friends, share a meal with family, dip their toes into the warm surf of the Bay of Bengal. But in the hate-filled reality of the world […]

Trump’s Vacation Tweets, Golf Draw Attention

President Donald Trump has been largely out of sight the last two weeks of the year, ensconced at his Florida golf resort where he has played his favorite game almost daily, out of sight of the cameras (mostly). But he’s not out of mind. With a regular but limited series of tweets, and an impromptu […]

Myanmar Drops Illegal Drone Charges Against Journalists

BANGKOK — A Myanmar court on Thursday dropped additional charges against two foreign journalists and their local staff who were arrested in October for allegedly flying a drone over the parliament. Lau Hon Meng, a Singaporean, and Mok Choy Lin, a Malaysian, working for the Turkish state broadcaster TRT will be freed from detention together with […]