Clash over Myanmar representation at U.N. averted for now

[ad_1] The Daily Beast How the FBI Scares Off Would-Be Capitol Bombers MATHIEU LEWIS-ROLLANDBy Elaine ShannonThe FBI-Homeland Security intelligence bulletin circulated at midnight Tuesday is ominous, but entirely predictable, given widely published reports of far-right chatter over the past several weeks: It alerts local law enforcement officials that extremists may try to breach the U.S. … Read more

UPDATE 1-Myanmar U.N. envoy, junta make rival claims to U.N. representation

[ad_1] (Updates with rival claim, U.N. comment) By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Nations in New York has formally staked his claim as the country’s legitimate representative while the junta seeks to replace him in a dispute that will likely have to be settled by the world … Read more