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Nov 03, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Over 8,00,000 refugees in Bangladesh are in 'most acute' situation, says United NationsUN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation
Oct 22, 2017
WHO chief 'rethinking' appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador after global outrageThe head of the World Health Organization has said that he was "rethinking" his decision to name Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador.
Oct 22, 2017
Shashi Tharoor's call for special foreign service examination begs the question if diplomats are passéRather than starting a special Indian Foreign Service examination as called by Shashi Tharoor, India may do well by starting call centres who can actually help citizens and that too at a fraction of the cost
Oct 21, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Nearly 6 lakh refugees in Bangladesh threatened by water-borne diseases, says UNNearly 5,90,00 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 3,20,00 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases
Oct 17, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Over 5 lakh refugees from Myanmar fled to Bangladesh since 25 August, says UNSome 582,000 Rohingya refugees have fled their homes in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations (UN) said on Tuesday
Oct 13, 2017
Supreme Court bars deportation of Rohingya Muslims until case hearing, says govt can't be blind to plight of women, kidsThe Supreme Court on Friday deferred the hearing on the deportation of Rohingya Muslims in India to 21 November.
Oct 10, 2017
UNHCR says 11,000 Rohingya refugees crossed over into Bangladesh from Myanmar in a single dayAround 11,000 Rohingyas crossed over into Bangladesh in a single day in a fresh surge of refugees fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state, the UNHCR said on Tuesday.
Oct 05, 2017
Bangladesh to identify Rohingya refugees as 'forcefully displaced Myanmar citizens'Bangladesh government on Thursday announced that it will identify Rohingya refugees as "forcefully displaced Myanmar citizens".
Oct 01, 2017
Sri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in ColomboSri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in Colombo
Sep 29, 2017
15 dead after boat carrying Rohingyas capsizes off Bangladesh; Antonio Guterres calls for halting military operationsAt least 15 people drowned and scores are feared missing after a boat carrying Rohingya families capsized off Bangladesh Thursday.