A Reuters investigation in February revealed that inn September 1, soldiers snatched ten Rohingya villagers near Inn Din. The next morning the men were shot or hacked to death by their Rakhine Buddhist neighbours, and their bodies were dumped in a shallow grave.
On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state. Reuters uncovered the massacre and has pieced together how it unfolded. During the reporting of this article, two Reuters journalists were arrested by Myanmar police. INN DIN, Myanmar: Bound together, the 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were…
SARAJEVO: Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic made an unexpected visit Thursday to the site of a massacre of Muslim civilians by Bosnian Croats during the country's 1990s war, an atrocity that led to several war crimes convictions. Grabar-Kitarovic, on an official visit to Bosnia, paid her respects to 116 Muslim civilians, among whom 33 children and women, killed by Bosnian Croats in the village Ahmici in central Bosnia in April 1993. Such gestures are still rare among leaders in the former Yugoslavia, torn…
LAS VEGAS: The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern US history turned on Tuesday to the gunman’s girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the massacre, authorities said. Stephen Paddock, who killed himself moments before police stormed the hotel suite he had transformed into a sniper’s nest on Sunday night, left no clear clues as to why he staged his attack on an outdoor concert below the high-rise building. But law enforcement…
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump decried the massacre of at least 58 Las Vegas concert goers as an "act of pure evil" Monday, but refrained from addressing calls for gun control or an unproven claim of responsibility from the Islamic State group. Delivering televised remarks from the White House, Trump ordered that flags be flown at half-staff until sunset Friday, offered prayers for the victims and announced he would visit Las Vegas on Wednesday. Trump did not address an IS propaganda agency's unverified claim that…
LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul-Haq on Saturday said exchange of saris and mangoes with Indian President Narendra Modi at the time when Indian occupied Kashmir was burning and massacre of innocent citizens was being carried out there would be like adding fuel to the fire, ARY News reported.
PARIS: French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Saturday called on young citizens to become reservists and help boost security forces in the wake of the country's latest terror attack.
FORT PIERCE, Fla.: The photo from Omar Mateen’s high school yearbook is hardly remarkable - a toothy, dimpled smile with a peach-fuzz mustache below a mop of black hair.
CHARSADDA: Families buried the last of 21 people killed by militant gunmen at a university in Pakistan's troubled northwest on Thursday, with security tight as relatives questioned how the attack happened despite a national crackdown on extremism.
ISLAMABAD: As grieving Pakistani parents lament the government's failure to keep their children safe, analysts say the Taliban have sent a message with their latest campus massacre –- a national crackdown on extremism has failed and they can hit targets at will.