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Today the Asean region is confronted with the challenge of coping with Rohingya who have taken to the seas to seek a safer life elsewhere. At the same time, the European Union is forced to deal with the phenomenon of Africans fleeing their continent to seek a better life in Europe.

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The Straits Times Editorial

Ties between the United States and Gulf nations could politely be said to have entered a new phase. Colloquially, one might see them as a long-time couple who are now not that into each other.