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  • More bodies found in mass graves

    YANGON: Searchers on Monday found 17 more Hindu bodies in mass graves in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the government said, a day after 28 corpses were exhumed in what the army says is evidence of a massacre by Muslim Rohingya militants...

  • Indian govt told to investigate 2,080 unmarked mass graves in held Kashmir

    The state-run human rights commission in India-held Kashmir, on information from a human rights group, has told the government to investigate at least 2,080 unmarked mass graves discovered in border areas of the restive region, reported Al Jazeera on Friday...

    According to the Doha-based media network, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), a human rights group in Kashmir, told the commission there were 3,844...

  • Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held...

    Malaysian Home Minister Zahid Hamidi told reporters Sunday that police were trying to identify and verify “the mass graves that were found...

  • Mass graves with ‘hundreds of bodies’ found in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR: Mass graves and suspected human-trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering Thailand, the country’s home minister said on Sunday...

    Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said officials were determining whether the graves were of human-trafficking victims, but did not say how many bodies were discovered...

  • FICTION: SHALLOW GRAVES

    Tahmima Anam’s most recent novel, The Bones of Grace, completes her trilogy about Bangladesh, the first two books of which were received with a genuine measure of praise and acclaim by many critics...

    However, this book reads well as a standalone novel and readers will not necessarily feel the need to peruse its precursors
  • Sewage floods cemetery, damages graves

    BAHAWALNAGAR: A centuries-old cemetery along the shrine of Baba Farid Ganj Shakar’s grandson Baba Taj Sarwar Chishti is inundated with sewage damaging the remains of several graves there...

    Locals have been demonstrating against the desecration of the graves and apathy of the administration for the last few days...

  • Iraqis find three more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar

    IRBIL: Kurdish officials said Sunday three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy United States (US)-led airstrikes drove out the militant Islamic State (IS) group earlier this month...

    The graves found over the weekend are believed to contain 80 to 100 bodies, Qasim Simo, the head of security in Sinjar, said on Sunday...

  • Ancient mass graves discovered in Greece

    ATHENS: Archaeologists have discovered two mass graves near the Greek capital containing the skeletons of 80 men who may have been followers of ancient would-be tyrant Cylon of Athens...

    Two small vases discovered amongst the skeletons have allowed archaeologists to date the graves from between 675 and 650 BC, “a period of great political turmoil in the region”, the ministry said...

  • More than 200 mass graves found in former IS territory in Iraq: UN

    More than 200 mass graves containing up to 12,000 victims have been found so far in Iraq that could hold vital evidence of war crimes by the Islamic State group, the UN said on Tuesday...

    The United Nations in Iraq (UNAMI) and its human rights office said they had documented a total of 202 mass graves in parts of western and northern Iraq held by IS between 2014 and 2017...

  • Beirut floodwaters sweep away Jewish graves

    BEIRUT: Flooding at Beirut’s only Jewish cemetery has swept away entire graves after heavy rainfall hit the Lebanese capital...

    Nagi Georges Zeidan, an expert on Lebanon’s tiny Jewish community and a volunteer at the graveyard, said at least four graves were damaged, all in part of the cemetery for people buried in the 1940s...

  • Work begins on Sukkur warehouse for relief goods

    SUKKUR: A warehouse is being built in the SITE area in collaboration with Japan, Australia, The Netherlands and the United States to store relief goods for use in time of natural disasters in upper Sindh, according to director general of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority Syed Salman Shah...

    He said that two warehouses had been planned in the province, one in Hyderabad and the other in Sukkur...

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