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Myanmar Arrests Two JOURNALISTS WORKING for TURKISH Broadcaster

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Myanmar government arrested two foreign journalists working for Turkish broadcaster TRT World for two months over charges of violating the country’s aircraft law.

According to a report by Reuters, Cameraman Lau Hon Meng from Singapore and reporter Mok Choy Lin from Malaysia, were detained on Oct. 27 along with local interpreter and driver.

The journalists went to the country to document the suffering of Muslim Rohingyas for TRT World, an English broadcaster with Turkey’s state-run TRT. Police detained them for allegations of attempting to fly a drone near Parliament in capital Naypyitaw.

Myanmar government has been increasingly sensitive over international coverage of the Rohingya crisis. More than half a million Rohingya flew to neighboring Bangladesh, escaping a crackdown by the Myanmar army.

Turkey’s portrayal of the crackdown as “genocide” ruffled feathers in Myanmar, which rejects the world outcry as intervention in its domestic affairs. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s Nobel winner leader, portrays the crackdown as necessary security measures to deal with extremist terrorism, a reading that is mostly rejected by the international community.

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Azerbaijan always supports Pakistan on Kashmir dispute

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Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada says his country has always supported Pakistan on Kashmir dispute and called for resolution of this issue according to UN resolutions.

Talking to Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla in Islamabad, he said Pakistan and Azerbaijan have shared values and common viewpoint on regional and international issues.

Talking to the Ambassador, Saleem Mandviwalla called for stronger economic cooperation and greater parliamentary interactions between the two countries.

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