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Boat carrying 50 Rohingyas sinks; 5 including 4 kids dead, dozens missing

The boat was packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh.

16 Oct 2017 8:56 AM

14,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees: Official

The UN says 536,000 mainly Rohingya refugees have arrived from Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state since August 25, the majority of them children.

16 Oct 2017 7:00 AM

Atrocities against Rohingyas under probe: Myanmar army

Myanmar's military has said it is investigating its operations in violence-wrecked Rakhine state.

14 Oct 2017 3:49 PM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls for unity, creates new aid committee to redevelop Rakhine

The government has tightly restricted access to Rakhine for international aid groups and journalists.

13 Oct 2017 4:19 PM

12 die as boat carrying Rohingya refugees sinks

Shortly afterwards, overcome with grief, he collapsed screaming in the middle of the cemetery.

10 Oct 2017 6:39 AM


At least 12 dead, scores missing in Rohingya refugee boat capsize: officials

Mostly Buddhist Myanmar does not recognize the Rohingya as citizens, even though many have lived in Rakhine for generations.

09 Oct 2017 11:27 AM

Solution to Rohingya issue has to be found in Myanmar: B'desh foreign secy

The Foreign Minister said that the Bangladesh government wants Rohingyas to go back as soon as possible.

06 Oct 2017 6:51 PM

B'desh destroys boats, jail captains for smuggling Rohingyas, illegal drugs

More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.

05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM

Rohingyas deportation: 3-judge SC bench to hear plea on October 13

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will hear the petitions.

03 Oct 2017 4:35 PM

India, Bangladesh troops to discuss Rohingya influx

Officials said both the sides are expected to bring on table the recent incidents of movement of Rohingya Muslims across the border they share.

03 Oct 2017 3:40 AM


Rohingyas are intruders, not refugees, have links with terrorists: Yogi

The Centre had earlier filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on deportation of Rohingya Muslims from India.

29 Sep 2017 4:39 PM

Varun Gandhi’s empathy for Rohingyas earns govt’s flak

The BJP MP was attacked by minister of state for home affairs Hansraj Ahir, who virtually called him anti-national.

27 Sep 2017 1:50 AM

Mass grave of 28 Hindus killed by Rohingya militants discovered: Myanmar army

A senior police officer in northern Rakhine said they had been 'buried with 10-15 bodies in each hole.'

24 Sep 2017 8:56 PM

Bangladesh bans selling of mobile phone connections to Rohingyas

Bangladesh already prohibits the sale of SIM cards to its own citizens who cannot provide an official identity card.

24 Sep 2017 2:27 PM

Buddhist protesters in Myanmar throw petrol bombs to block aid to Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of protesters were involved in the attempt to stop Red Cross workers loading a boat with relief supplies.

21 Sep 2017 8:05 PM


Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

The aid shipment was bound for the north of the Rakhine State where insurgent attacks on August 25 sparked a military backlash.

21 Sep 2017 6:23 PM

B'desh shelters Rohingyas for vote, not for humanity: Taslima

Taslima questioned if Bangladesh would offer refuge to the Rohingyas, if they were not Muslims, but Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, or Jews.

18 Sep 2017 4:36 PM

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to address nation on Sept 19 over Rohingya crisis

Critics have called for her to be stripped of her Nobel prize for failing to do more to halt the strife.

14 Sep 2017 4:00 PM

India strongly condemns UN criticism on Rohingyas and human rights

Ambassador said Govt's motto Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas reflects India's commitment to attain inclusive development.

12 Sep 2017 7:17 PM

Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to Rohingyas inside country

Bangladesh has urged Myanmar to stem the exodus by providing for the displaced inside the country and provide ‘safe zones’ for the Rohingya.

10 Sep 2017 6:56 AM