Violence Escalates in Western Burma As Army Launches Air Strikes Near Rohingya Villages — TIME

Burmese government security forces say they opened fire from helicopters in the country’s troubled northwest as counter-terrorism operations continue in Maungdaw, an area mostly populated by Rohingya Muslims. The government of Burma, officially called Myanmar, says the air strikes were a response to an alleged ambush by armed Islamic militants. Burma’s state-controlled newspaper the Global…

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Dutch Heighten Security at Amsterdam Airport, Citing Threat ‘Indications’

Dutch police conducted security searches around Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Saturday in response to “indications” of a threat, an official said, causing traffic jams during the busy summer holiday season. The National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security Policy (NCTV) provided no details of the possible threat, but it said extra security measures were implemented, including…

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