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    • First Rohingya Are to Be Returned to Myanmar Killing Grounds

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    BANGKOK — The United Nations doesn’t want it to happen. Dozens of rights groups say they are shocked. Even the people who will be affected the most, Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, are upset that their future, once again, is being decided without their input.

    "First Rohingya Are to Be Returned to Myanmar Killing Grounds" is from the November 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 189 Feared Dead in Indonesia Plane Crash, Adding to Country’s Troubling Record

    • By: Muktita Suhartono, Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    JAKARTA, Indonesia — A plane carrying 189 people from Jakarta to a smaller Indonesian city crashed into the Java Sea on Monday, prompting hard questions about the safety of the skies over a vast island nation dependent on air travel.

    "189 Feared Dead in Indonesia Plane Crash, Adding to Country’s Troubling Record" is from the October 29, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Muktita Suhartono and Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Cambodia, Dissenting Voters Find Ways to Say ‘None of the Above’

    • By: Hannah Beech, Sun Narin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — One Cambodian voter defaced his or her ballot with a lively reference to a dog’s anatomy. Others ticked every single box, or crossed out the entire ballot. Still others drew pictures of the sun, the symbol of the outlawed main opposition party.

    "In Cambodia, Dissenting Voters Find Ways to Say ‘None of the Above’" is from the July 31, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Sun Narin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Indonesia Plane Crash Leaves Experts Puzzled

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    BANGKOK — The weather over the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, was sunny with little wind. The plane was a pristine Boeing that had taken to the skies only in August.

    "Indonesia Plane Crash Leaves Experts Puzzled" is from the October 30, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Cambodia Votes for a Leader, With the Result Predetermined by One

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    TRAPAING CHOUR, Cambodia — Prime Minister Hun Sen, the only leader that two-thirds of Cambodians have ever known, is not prone to leaving things to chance.

    "Cambodia Votes for a Leader, With the Result Predetermined by One" is from the July 29, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Tourist Boats Capsize Off Thai Resort Island, Leaving at Least 33 Dead

    • By: Angie Chan, Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Two boats carrying tourists off the coast of Thailand capsized in 16-foot waves near the resort island of Phuket, killing at least 33 people and leaving dozens missing, officials said Friday.

    "Tourist Boats Capsize Off Thai Resort Island, Leaving at Least 33 Dead" is from the July 06, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Angie Chan and Hannah Beech and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • At Typhoon’s Eye in Philippines, Whipping Debris and Fervent Prayers

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    APARRI, Philippines — A day after Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the Philippines, officials began to discover that the human toll from the storm was worse than they had thought.

    "At Typhoon’s Eye in Philippines, Whipping Debris and Fervent Prayers" is from the September 16, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Indonesia Plane Crash Inquiry, New Focus on Possible Aircraft Problems

    • By: Hannah Beech, Keith Bradsher
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Investigators on Wednesday broadened the possibilities of what may have contributed to the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 last week, suggesting there were aircraft problems that may have played a role in the new plane’s nose-dive into the sea.

    "In Indonesia Plane Crash Inquiry, New Focus on Possible Aircraft Problems" is from the November 07, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Keith Bradsher and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Black Box From Lion Air Crash Is Recovered After ‘Desperate’ Search

    • By: Hannah Beech, Muktita Suhartono
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    BANGKOK — An Indonesian Navy diving team retrieved one of the flight recorders from Lion Air Flight 610 on Thursday from the depths of the Java Sea, raising hopes that investigators will be able to solve the mystery of what led a brand-new Boeing jet to fall from the sky this week.

    "Black Box From Lion Air Crash Is Recovered After ‘Desperate’ Search" is from the November 01, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Muktita Suhartono and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Crashed Lion Air Plane Was Cleared to Fly Four Times Despite Problems

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    JAKARTA, Indonesia — A brand-new Boeing Max 8 jet that crashed into the Java Sea last week had problems with its airspeed indicator during its final four flights, Indonesian investigators said on Monday.

    "Crashed Lion Air Plane Was Cleared to Fly Four Times Despite Problems" is from the November 06, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.    

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    • Earthquake and Tsunami Kill Hundreds in Indonesia

    • By: Hannah Beech, Muktita Suhartono, Richard C. Paddock
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BANGKOK — As Batik Air Flight 6231 readied for takeoff, the ground began to violently shake in Palu, a city on the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

    "Earthquake and Tsunami Kill Hundreds in Indonesia" is from the September 29, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech, Muktita Suhartono and Richard C. Paddock and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Jungle Defiled, Forest People Adjust to Life on Concrete

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    JAMBI, Indonesia — When the flowers could no longer summon the gods, the healer knew it was time to leave the forest."Jungle Defiled, Forest People Adjust to Life on Concrete" is from the October 13, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright. 

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    • Dozens Swept Away in Myanmar Landslide While Hunting for Jade

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Every year, as the monsoons deluge northern Myanmar, the jade mountains turn into a cemetery.

    "Dozens Swept Away in Myanmar Landslide While Hunting for Jade" is from the July 17, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Myanmar Threatens to Wipe Rohingya From Memory

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A long-persecuted Muslim minority concentrated in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine, the Rohingya have been deemed dangerous interlopers from neighboring Bangladesh. Today, they are mostly stateless, their very identity denied by the Buddhist-majority Myanmar state.

    "Myanmar Threatens to Wipe Rohingya From Memory" is from the December 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Reuters Reporters Are Charged in Myanmar With Obtaining State Secrets

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Two journalists for the Reuters news agency were formally charged in Myanmar with obtaining state secrets, prosecutors said Wednesday, in a case seen as a key test of the country’s nascent political freedoms.

    "Reuters Reporters Are Charged in Myanmar With Obtaining State Secrets" is from the January 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down

    • By: Hannah Beech, Saw Nang
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Two journalists arrested last week in Myanmar had obtained photographs from residents of a village in which, the country’s army chief has said, a mass grave was found. The area is in northern Rakhine state, where a military campaign against Rohingya Muslims has raged for more than three months.

    "As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down" is from the December 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Saw Nang and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • ‘It Is All Gone,’ Say Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    They stumble down muddy ravines and flooded creeks through miles of hills and jungle in Bangladesh, and thousands more come each day, in a line stretching to the monsoon-darkened horizon.

    "‘It Is All Gone,’ Say Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar" is from the September 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Ex-Leader of Thailand Is Sentenced to 5 Years

    • By: Hannah Beech
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    When the Supreme Court of Thailand convicted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence and handed her a five-year prison sentence Wednesday, she was nowhere near the courthouse in Bangkok.

    "Ex-Leader of Thailand Is Sentenced to 5 Years" is from the September 28, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue

    • By: Hannah Beech, Ronen Bergman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Fadi al-Batsh, a well-liked electrical engineering lecturer and devout family man, always had a smile for his friends and students in the seven years since he moved to Malaysia from his native Gaza.

    "Behind a Roadside Hit in Malaysia, Israeli-Palestinian Intrigue" is from the April 26, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Ronen Bergman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Wife of Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Known for Moneyed Lifestyle, Is Arrested

    • By: Hannah Beech, Austin Ramzy
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Her collection of designer handbags rivaled the shoe fetish of Imelda Marcos. Her jewelry was so ostentatious that one piece, a $27.3 million pink diamond pendant and necklace, earned a mention in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint on rampant corruption in Malaysia.

    "Wife of Malaysia’s Ex-Prime Minister, Known for Moneyed Lifestyle, Is Arrested" is from the October 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Hannah Beech and Austin Ramzy and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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