Dec 12

U.S. sends mixed message to backsliding Myanmar

WASHINGTON — Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the United States is sending the wrong signal by opening the door for broader engagement with Myanmar’s widely criticized military just weeks after President Barack Obama assured opposition leader Aung San…

In our news wrap Thursday, Liberia’s president lifted a state of emergency that restricted citizen movement, citing progress against Ebola. More than half of the more than 5,000 people who have died from the disease have been from that country.

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