News Round-Up 4/17/14: RIP GGM & There’s A Lot Going On Globally

flickr / thats_right / jews pray at the kotel (western "wailing" wall)
flickr / thats_right / jews pray at the kotel (western “wailing” wall)

Assorted Stand-Outs:

South Asia:

Southeast & East Asia:

  • The Pentagon has offered to help with South Korea‘s ferry disaster, but time is running out to find survivors.
  • Relations between the U.S. and Burma are thawing but violence against ethnic Muslims may threaten that.
  • Two journalists have been charged with defaming the Thai navy following a story about the trafficking of refugee Muslims from Burma.

Eurasia & Europe:

Middle East & North Africa:

Eastern, Central, & Western Africa:

Americas:

Oceania:

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