Alahednews Alahednews UN Committee Urges Myanmar to Give Citizenship to Rohingyas A UN committee called on Myanmar to give the Rohingyas full citizenship rights. Chinese, NKorean Envoys Talk Up Ties despite Nuclear Tensions A senior Chinese envoy met with an aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang. Japan, US Stage Naval Drill amid N Korea Tension Japan and the United States launched a joint naval drill in a show of force aimed at North Korea. Rohingya Crisis: US Holocaust Museum Says There Is Evidence of Genocide in Myanmar The US Holocaust Museum said there is ’mounting evidence’ of genocide in Myanmar ASEAN Summit Kicks off in Manila amid Anti-US Protests ASEAN leaders are taking part in a two-day summit the Philippine capital, Manila. Japan Could Shoot Down NKorean Missiles, Trump Claims US President Donald Trump claimed that Japan could shoot North Korean missiles ’out of the sky’ with military equipment bought from the US. Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Visits Troubled Rakhine Border District Myanmar’s de facto leader visited areas hit by conflict in the western state of Rakhine. Japan: MPs Re-Elect Abe after Election Landslide Japan’s parliament on Wednesday formally re-elected Shinzo Abe as prime minister after his party’s crushing election victory. South Korea, China Agree to Restore Ties after THAAD Standoff South Korea and China have agreed to mend ties aftera year-long spat. Duterte: ‘I’ll Deal with Trump in Most Righteous Way’ Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he would welcome US President Donald Trump ’as an important leader’. Australia’s Deputy PM Disqualified over Dual Citizenship Australia’s High Court disqualified the deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce from sitting in Parliament. Indonesia: Dozens Killed, Injured In Blasts at Fireworks Plant Two explosions tore through a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital on Thursday, in which at least 47 people were killed and do Marawi Siege: Philippines Defense Minister Declares End of Fighting The Philippines declared on Monday an end to five months of fierce urban warfare in a southern city held by pro-Daesh terrorists. Philippine President May Put Police Back In Charge Of Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he may put police back in charge of his trademark campaign on narcotics trade and distribution. Rohingya Crisis: UN Says 582,000 Fled Myanmar to Bangladesh Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees fled their homes in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh since late August, the UN said Tuesday. Rohingya Crisis: Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes, At Least 12 Dead An overcrowded boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized in the Bay of Bengal, killing 12 people, including six children. Philippines’ President Warns of ’Revolutionary Government’ Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned he is prepared to establish a ’revolutionary government’ to fend off alleged efforts to oust him. Floods, Landslides Kill 37, Leave 40 Missing in Vietnam Floods and landslides after a tropical depression killed at least 37 people and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam. Rohingya Crisis: Mass Cholera Vaccinations Begin in Refugee Camps The UN launched cholera vaccination drive in Bangladesh refugee camps. Rohingya Crisis: Boat Death Toll Rises to 23 as More Bodies Found The death toll from the Rohingya boat that sank rises to 23. Japan Election: Campaign Begins, Abe Pledges Stability The official 12-day campaigning period in Japan’s election kicked off. Rohingya Crisis: 12 Drown, Scores Missing As Boat Sinks Off Bangladesh At least 12 Rohingya Muslims died after their boat sank on its way to Bangladesh. Rohingya Crisis: 145k Children Face Malnutrition About 145,000 Rohingya refugee children are now at risk of severe malnutrition. HRW: Myanmar Military Massacres Dozens in Rohingya Village HRW said that the military force in Myanmar had attacks a Rohingya village. Rohingya Crisis: Aid Groups Seek $434M for Next 6 Months Humanitarian organizations helping Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh said they need $434m to help up 1.2m people.