KUWAIT -- A Donation campaign began to gather money and supplies for Myanmar's oppressed Rohingya minority, announced the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS). (By Arwa Al-Wagayan issued at 12:15 p.m. local-time 09:15 GMT)


WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Maria moved away from Puerto Rico's northwestern coast late Wednesday after strong winds and flood knocked out electricity to the entire island. (Issued at 09:15 a.m. local-time 06:15 GMT)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Hundreds of Rakhine Buddhists have attempted to destroy a ship carrying aid for displaced people in western Rakhine state, Myanmar government said on Thursday. (Issued 09:31 a.m. local-time 06:31 GMT)

ROME -- Russia on Thursday warned the United States that its forces would destroy all sources of fire targeting Syrian forces east of the Euphrates River. (Issued at 13:16 p.m. local-time 10:16 GMT)

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