Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by Reuters.
Report: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energize the world's number-three economy.
Abe sweeps to big win in Japan vote
Hundreds of demonstrators on Saturday called for the immediate release of South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye whose corruption trial has been put on hold following mass resignations by her lawyers.
S. Korea protesters call for ex-leader Park’s release
At least 72 people, including women and children, have been killed and scores of others injured in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan.
Bombings hit two mosques in Afghanistan, 72 killed  (Video)
Suicide bombers in multiple separate attacks on Thursday and Friday killed scores of civilians and policemen in Afghanistan.
Suicide attackers targeting mosques kill dozens in Afghanistan
Russian President Vladimir Putin has directed scathing criticism at the West — the United States in particular — saying it had repeatedly betrayed Moscow’s trust.
Putin says West has betrayed Russia’s trust
Japan chalked up a goods trade surplus of ¥1.92 trillion ($17 billion) in the fiscal first half amid robust exports to Asia and the United States, but was squeezed by rising energy imports, government data showed Thursday.
Japan logs goods trade surplus
Sexual predators and human traffickers are flocking to Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border looking to exploit vulnerable women and children of the suppressed Muslim minority, aide groups warned.
Sex traffickers preying on Rohingya children: Report
A record number of minors were victims of crimes such as child pornography and prostitution through social media in the first half of 2017, Japan’s police data showed on Thursday.
Cases of minors falling prey to crimes via social media rise
South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on police officers Friday to focus only on protecting the lives and rights of the people, saying it was the people they must be most concerned about.
South Korean president urges police to better protect people

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