Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says terrorism in Rakhine State a threat to region

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says terrorism in Rakhine State a threat to region

The Nobel peace prize laureate, once seen as the face of Myanmar’s struggle for democracy, has been criticised for her failure to speak out against the military crackdown, which the United Nations has called “ethnic cleansing”. Myanmar’s Suu Kyi:Terrorism remains a threat in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and could have “grave consequences” for the region, the Southeast Asian country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, said on Tuesday. In a lecture in Singapore, Suu Kyi did not mention by name the Rohingya Muslims, more than 700,000 of whom who have fled the north…

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Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’

Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’

Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’ The award covered research on how the brain keeps track of where we are by mapping our place within our environment Nobel : Many drivers now depend on a global positioning system (GPS) to navigate roads in unfamiliar towns or subdivisions. But the brain has its own GPS-like system. It helps people and other animals orient themselves in their environment. For figuring out how this brain network works, the Nobel Prize committee granted this year’s award in Physiology or Medicine to three neuroscientists. The…

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