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Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within 2 years'

It does not cover Rohingya refugees who were living in Bangladesh prior to that date who the UN estimates number at 200,000.

16 Jan 2018 1:10 PM

Talks in Myanmar to 'settle issues' on Rohingya return

In December 2017, Bangladeshi officials said they had sent a list of 100,000 names to Myanmar for the first round of repatriation.

15 Jan 2018 3:14 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

Myanmar exerts colonial law against Reuters' journalists

Myanmar has accused Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, of breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act.

18 Dec 2017 1:05 PM

Myanmar: Rohingya death toll in first month of violence is 6,700

The UN and US have described the military operation as ethnic cleansing of the Muslim minority.

14 Dec 2017 3:47 PM

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Tackle prejudice, hatred: Pope to Myanmar Buddhist clergy

The pontiff has avoided direct discussion of the crisis to avoid setting off Buddhist hardliners.

29 Nov 2017 6:48 PM

Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China amid growing concerns over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar has bristled at pressure from Western nations over its armed forces' brutal response to Rohingya Muslim militants.

27 Nov 2017 4:13 PM

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar on a highly sensitive visit

The visit comes as Myanmar's military stands accused of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslims.

27 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

No return of Rohingyas without international monitors: Human Rights Watch

Rights groups have accused security forces of atrocities, including mass rape, arson and killings.

24 Nov 2017 5:08 PM

Syu Kyi, Bangladesh minister meet; discuss Rohingya repatriation

The stateless Rohingya have been the target of communal violence and vicious anti-Muslim sentiment in mainly Buddhist Myanmar for years.

23 Nov 2017 4:18 PM

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Myanmar Army Chief says, Rohingyas can return when ‘real citizens’ agree

The general’s comments came a day after he met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

16 Nov 2017 6:24 PM

Myanmar military denies claims of atrocities on Rohingya Muslims

The military's latest claims were contrary to a large and growing body of evidence documenting severe rights abuses in Myanmar.

14 Nov 2017 1:18 PM

Myanmar’s tourism dreams on steady decline in lieu of Rohingya crisis

Ever since the bloodshed broke out in late August, tourism operators have witnessed a cascade of cancellations and rippling fear.

29 Oct 2017 5:13 PM

Myanmar govt’s to harvest abandoned farmlands, Rohingyas’ return looks bleak

The border region has been emptied of most of its Muslim residents since late August.

29 Oct 2017 11:32 AM

Media 'exaggerated' Rohingya refugees fleeing number: Myanmar army chief

His comments followed a meeting with US Ambassador Scot Marciel, who expressed concern over the half million fleeing refugees

12 Oct 2017 3:12 PM

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With no report of attacks, Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in Myanmar

The government offensive in the north of Rakhine State has sent some 520,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing to Bangladesh.

10 Oct 2017 10:45 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over Rohingya criticism

A cross-party motion was unanimously passed by the council on Tuesday, which said it was 'no longer appropriate' for her to hold the honour.

04 Oct 2017 4:55 PM

Myanmar beauty queen stripped off her title 'after posting Rohingya video'

Myanmar's army is accused of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya in the far west

04 Oct 2017 12:23 PM

Mass graves of Hindus: India asks Myanmar to punish perpetrators

External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the India condemns terrorism in all forms.

30 Sep 2017 10:46 AM

Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed

The military's sweeping reprisal has left hundreds dead and sent nearly half a million Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.

27 Sep 2017 3:41 PM

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