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Money Talks: Myanmar marks 70 years of independence

Myanmar is marking 70 years of independence from British rule, but celebrations have been low-key. The country's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was nowhere to be seen at official ceremonies. Her government has been facing global condemnation over the Rohingya refugee crisis in Rakhine state. And as Laila Humairah reports, that area is central to the country's economic ambitions. For more, we are joined by Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, from London.

Rohingya Muslims at ‘Risk of Genocide’

Rohingya Muslims at ‘Risk of Genocide’

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: UN envoys visit Myanmar's Rakhine state

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: UN envoys visit Myanmar's Rakhine state

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Details of massacre in Rakhine state released

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Details of massacre in Rakhine state released

Money Talks: China's 2017 economic growth beats estimates

Money Talks: China's 2017 economic growth beats estimates

Far-right pundit Zemmour in running for French president

Far-right pundit Zemmour in running for French president

The War in Yemen: Fighting in Marib forces thousands of people from their homes

The War in Yemen: Fighting in Marib forces thousands of people from their homes

Pentagon order new investigation into 2019 air strike in Syria

Pentagon order new investigation into 2019 air strike in Syria

Iran Nuclear Deal: EU chief negotiator says first round of talks positive

Iran Nuclear Deal: EU chief negotiator says first round of talks positive

Concerns increase about the spread of a heavily mutated variant of the Covid-19 virus

Concerns increase about the spread of a heavily mutated variant of the Covid-19 virus

Ghanaian builds games highlighting country's unique features

Ghanaian builds games highlighting country's unique features

Ugandan social entrepreneur produces mosquito repellent soap

Ugandan social entrepreneur produces mosquito repellent soap

South African travel bans imposed as Omicron raises alarms

South African travel bans imposed as Omicron raises alarms

US drafts Plan B to revive Iran nuclear deal

US drafts Plan B to revive Iran nuclear deal

Analysts warn attempts to restore Iran nuclear deal could fail

Analysts warn attempts to restore Iran nuclear deal could fail

Hong Kong travel agency launches sleep bus for travellers

Hong Kong travel agency launches sleep bus for travellers

Art takes over Qatar ahead of World Cup

Art takes over Qatar ahead of World Cup

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