Myanmar, accused of crackdown, invited to U.S.-Thai military exercise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Myanmar military, which has been accused of ethnic cleansing against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority, has been invited back as an observer in a major multinational military exercise next year led by the United States and Thailand.       

Israel frees three Turks arrested amid Jerusalem unrest

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli court on Saturday freed without charge three Turks who had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting police outside a Jerusalem holy site contested by Jews and Muslims, a police spokesman said.