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Rohingya crisis

B'desh PM to visit India in Oct; Teesta water sharing, Rohingya crisis on agenda

Hasina's alliance, dominated by her party Awami League, won the general election with a thumping majority in December last year.

05 Aug 2019 9:55 AM

Rohingya crisis can destabilise region if not solved: Bangladesh President

Rohingya, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

16 Jun 2019 12:50 PM

Hasina accuses Myanmar of being hesitant in taking back Rohingyas

PM Hasina also expressed concerns about security factors involving Rohingyas as many were found to be engaged in criminal activities.

10 Jun 2019 2:58 PM

US seeks voluntary, dignified return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar

State Department also said it agreed with assessment of UNHCR that conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive for returns of Rohingyas.

12 Nov 2018 11:06 AM

5-member Rohingya family detained, interrogated by Kerala police

As per the preliminary probe, the family arrived from Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram on Monday night.

03 Oct 2018 10:50 AM

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Canada revokes Myanmar leader Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship

The Senate voted unanimously to strip Suu Kyi, Myanmar's civilian leader, of the symbolic honour bestowed on her in 2007.

03 Oct 2018 9:47 AM

India should support Bangladesh on Rohingya crisis: UN Secretary General

Guterres said that to keep population in such 'discriminatory situation' is 'an invitation for terrorist groups' to exploit the situation.

03 Oct 2018 8:05 AM

Canada revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi's reputation has been tarnished by her refusal to call out atrocities against Rohingyas, which Ottawa recently termed a genocide.

28 Sep 2018 1:43 PM

UN has 'no right to interfere' says Myanmar army chief

No country, organisation or group has the 'right to interfere in and make decisions over sovereignty of a country', report said.

24 Sep 2018 2:17 PM

Rohingya camp leader murdered by unknown assailants in Bangladesh

The deceased, whose throat was slit by attackers had been leader of C11 block since beginning of recent Rohingya crisis.

19 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

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Rohingyas in Bangladesh afraid as monsoon poses serious threat to their lives

'Our families would be killed. We constantly fear that rain could trigger a landslide,' says 53-yr-old Rohingya Muslim refugee.

28 May 2018 2:17 PM

7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

The Rohingya men from the northern Rakhine village of Inn Din were buried in a mass grave in September 2017 after being hacked to death.

11 Apr 2018 11:06 AM

Dozens of Rohingyas reach Malaysian shores as Thailand closes doors

Many Rohingyas ended up in Muslim-majority Malaysia and Indonesia because Thailand stuck to a policy of not accepting the vessels.

03 Apr 2018 6:36 PM

In Yangon, Rohingya fear rising persecution, hatred

Bloody military operations that followed Rohingya militant attacks in August have driven nearly 700,000 Rohingya into refugee camps.

12 Feb 2018 6:38 PM

Rohingya crisis: US ‘deeply, deeply troubled’ by news of mass graves in Myanmar

Myanmar's army had said that the security forces had discovered a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine State.

02 Feb 2018 4:07 PM

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Reports, mass graves in Myanmar confirm massacre of Rohingyas

The Myanmar government regularly claims such massacres of the Rohingya never happened.

02 Feb 2018 3:35 PM

UN official says Rohingya crisis has ‘hallmarks of genocide’

Lee said that Myanmar’s actions were ‘amounting to crimes against humanity.’

01 Feb 2018 6:24 PM

US diplomat resigns from Suu Kyi panel on Rohingya crisis

Bill accused Suu Kyi of a 'furious response' to his calls to help free two Reuters journalists arrested while reporting on Rakhine crisis.

25 Jan 2018 3:16 PM

Fighting only option against state violence: Rohingya militants

The United Nations condemned the Myanmar military campaign as ethnic cleansing. Buddhist-majority Myanmar rejected that.

07 Jan 2018 2:36 PM

US sanctions top Myanmar general for atrocities against Rohingyas

The Trump administration announced penalties against 13 people worldwide in all.

22 Dec 2017 1:15 PM

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