Weekly News Roundup: South Korean President Steps Down

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Weekly News Roundup: South Korean President Steps Down

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South Sudan Criticises Japan for Ending Peacekeeping Missions
The Punch
Japan draws criticism for terminating its peacekeeping missions to South Sudan.

South Korea Removes President Park Geun-hye
The New York Times
South Korean President Park Geun-hye impeached after months of protests.

Can Cairo Stave off discontent over soaring prices?
Al Monitor
As pressure builds on Egyptian livelihoods following the devaluation of the pound and the slashing of fuel subsidies in November, some analysts are wondering if another uprising is looming on the horizon for Egypt.

Netherlands 'will pay the price' for blocking Turkish visit – Erdoğan
The Guardian
Pro-Erdogan Protests erupt in Rotterdam after Dutch government waylays Turkish foreign minister.


Happy Holi! Celebrating spring in India
New York Times
India celebrates its annual celebration of color.

Care centre accused of cult brainwashing
The Namibian
Concerned parents fear the Amitofo Care Center is brainwashing children.

The Walled Off Hotel: Banksy opens dystopian tourist attraction in Bethlehem
The Telegraph
The walled off hotel opens in occupied West Bank.

Human Rights

Yanghee Lee: High-level UN probe needed for Rohingya
Al Jazeera
UN calls for probe into rights abuses against muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar.

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