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March 2020
News > International

Myanmar: Army softens stance on Shan State

Christians in Myanmar (Burma) have found their prayers answered after the anti-Christian United Wa State Army has allowed at least 50 churches to reopen. The United Wa State Army (UWSA) is in control of the Wa Special Region in Myanmar, bordering China’s Yunnan province, and is a China-backed, communist-influenced separatist group. In 2018, local…

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February 2018
News > International

International: Asia – Rohingya diphtheria risk

Rohingya refugee camps are facing the possibility of a severe outbreak of diphtheria, medical staff at disaster relief organisation Samaritan’s Purse have warned. The life-threatening infection can cause difficulty with breathing and is most often airborne. Up to 10 per cent of people who are infected are likely to lose their life, and infection…

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