Myanmar is seeking the ethnic cleansing of the Muslim Rohingya minority from its territory, a senior UN official has told the BBC.

Armed forces have been killing Rohingya in Rakhine state, forcing many to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh, says John McKissick of the UN refugee agency.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Myanmar wants ethnic cleansing of Rohingya - UN official

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So-called Islamic State (IS) shot dead 40 civilians on Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul after accusing them of treason, the United Nations says.

Their bodies were then hung from electricity poles in several districts, the office of the UN Human Rights Commissioner said, citing sources.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Mosul battle: IS hangs bodies of 40 civilians from poles in Iraqi city, UN says

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At least 21 people were killed in two suicide bomb attacks south of Mosul Sunday in Tikrit and Samarra, where authorities imposed curfews citing fears of further attacks.

The deadliest attack targeted the southern entrance of Tikrit, the capital of Salahaddin province, Iraq’s Noon news agency reported, with Reuters saying the bombing killed at least 13 people.

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School was in session for 350 junior high school students in a gritty, working-class section of Tijuana on a recent afternoon when shots rang out next door. By the time it was over, the assailants had fled and two people were dead: the owner of a small Clamato and car wash business, and a 17-year-old customer.

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Time For Truth: (LA Times) – Killings rise anew in Tijuana, a city haunted by years of violence

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It is well-nigh impossible to review a book by David Brock without reviewing David Brock.

At 52, the author of Killing the Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot to Derail Hillary and Hijack Your Government has become such a polarizing, indeed novelistic, fixture in the Washington media-political complex that his persona tends to overwhelm his self-professed principles.

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Time For Truth: (The Daily Beast) – Can Anyone Ever Truly Trust David Brock?

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