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UN seeks $920m to aid Rohingya refugees

Humanitarian aid for the 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will cost 920 million dollars this year, UN agencies said on Friday as they launched...

Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees

Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials said. Aid agencies have...

Landslide kills Rohingya boy as monsoon hits refugee camps

A landslide triggered by heavy rain killed a three-year-old Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, police said Monday, the first casualty of the monsoon as wild...

Myanmar says some Rohingya refugees returned voluntarily

Myanmar says dozens of Rohingya Muslims who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh have returned voluntarily and will be sent to a transit centre pending resettlement. Nearly...

‘Ethnic cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya continues

Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled over the border to Bangladesh since August, with horrifying testimony of murder, rape and arson by soldiers and vigilante mobs.

Myanmar army chief honoured by Thailand despite Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's army chief received a royal decoration from Thailand on Friday, despite accusations his security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims...

Myanmar denies report of mass graves in Rakhine

Myanmar on Saturday denied that there were five mass graves of Rohingya Muslims in a village in crisis-hit Rakhine state, saying that 19 "terrorists"...

Myanmar says it terminated position of US diplomat Richardson

Myanmar on Thursday said it made the decision to dump US diplomat Bill Richardson from an advisory panel on the Rohingya crisis, accusing the...

Pope calls refugees ‘Rohingya’ after emotional meeting in Dhaka

Pope Francis referred to refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh as "Rohingya" on Friday, using a politically sensitive name for the persecuted minority...

Pope Francis appeals to Buddhist clergy to overcome ‘prejudice and hatred’

Pope Francis called on Myanmar's top Buddhist monks to conquer "prejudice and hatred" in a country ravaged by communal divisions, after holding the nation's...

Rohingya still fleeing Myanmar despite repatriation deal

Rohingya are still fleeing into Bangladesh even after an agreement was signed with Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of the Muslim minority displaced...

Rohingya to stay in temporary shelters after Myanmar return

Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar following a Bangladesh-Myanmar repatriation agreement will initially have to live in temporary shelters or camps, Dhaka said Saturday. "Primarily...

Myanmar not yet safe for Rohingya refugee return, says UN

Conditions for Rohingya refugees to safely return to Myanmar from Bangladesh are not in place, the UN said Friday, a day after the two...

Myanmar and Bangladesh sign deal over Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a deal on Thursday paving the way for the possible repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Rakhine...

Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed

Rika Dhar watched as her husband, two brothers and countless neighbours were brutally hacked to death with machetes by masked men who stormed their...

Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast

Myanmar's army chief on Saturday blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military...

Tillerson calls on China to use oil as leverage over N.Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday urged China to use the oil it supplies to North Korea as leverage to pressure the...

Nigerian govt condemns Myanmar over Rohingya treatment

The Nigerian government has on Tuesday condemned “the horrendous human suffering’’ of the Rohingya ethnic group in Myanmar. A government statement in Abuja also expressed...

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