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Myanmar’s Persecuted Rohingya Join Balkan Route into Europe

Mulla was one of three Rohingya in the Kikinda camp near Serbia's northern borders with European Union members Hungary and Romania.

Ali Mulla at Kikinda refugee camp. Photo: BIRN

Besides the three in Kikinda, Serbia's Commissariat for Refugees says it has registered only four other Rohingya, in the summer of last year.

Bus driver cries foul over airport assault

A Turkish Cypriot bus driver says Greek Cypriots threw rocks at his vehicle at Larnaca International Airport where he had gone to pick up tourists.
According to local media, a Turkish Cypriot driver is expected to give a statement to the bicommunal crime committee on Friday regarding an alleged attack by Greek Cypriot bus drivers earlier this week.

3400-Year-Old Palace Was Discovered in Northern Iraq

German and Kurdish archaeologists have found a 3400-year-old palace in northern Iraq thanks to prolonged drought, DPA reported.

The building of a minimum of 2000 sq. M is made of brick walls up to 2 m high and is located in a reservoir in Iraqi Kurdistan. The palace was part of the ancient and mysterious Mittani Empire, experts from the University of Tübingen, Germany announced.

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