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Jul 12, 2019
Researchers have found a 99-million-year old bird fossil showing it having an extra-long toeThe fossilized bird was found in a lump of amber and lived 99 million years ago in mangroves.
Jul 11, 2018
United States puts visa restrictions on Burma and Laos for refusing to accept deported nationalsThe Trump Administration on Tuesday announced visa sanctions against Burma and Laos, alleging that the two countries were not cooperating with it in accepting their citizens who have been deported from the United States.
May 25, 2018
US seeks credible investigation after report claims Rohingya militants killed Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine stateDeeply concerned over the Amnesty International report on the alleged killing of Hindu villagers by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the United States of America (US) said there was an urgent need for a credible and independent investigation into the human rights violations in Myanmar's restive Rakhine province.
Nov 23, 2017
US calls Myanmar military operations against Rohingya Muslims 'ethnic cleansing', threatens to impose sanctionsThe United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population “ethnic cleansing” and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it called “horrendous atrocities.”
Nov 20, 2017
Dalai Lama says 'small' incidents like Doka La occur but India and China need to live in peace"Small" incidents like the Doka La stand-off would happen but India and China need each other and should live peacefully, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said.
Nov 15, 2017
Arson, rape, brutal murders: What the Rohingya saw before they fled MyanmarFirstpost got in touch with a production crew in Bangladesh to spend time with the Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar district, and find out stories of the carnage they witnessed in their homeland, and the journeys they undertook to reach safety.
Nov 10, 2017
Safe in a camp, Rohingya children face death by malnutritionMore than half of the huge influx into the refugee camps are children, separated from parents, or whose fathers and mothers were killed.
Nov 03, 2017
Myanmar's Suu Kyi makes first visit to crisis-hit northern RakhineMyanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited conflict-battered northern Rakhine State for the first time Thursday, reportedly meeting Rohingya Muslims who have faced an army crackdown that has seen hundreds of thousands of the minority flee.
Oct 29, 2017
Sushma Swaraj's reliance on Twitter encourages 'bogus' durbari culture; grievances should be redressed without intervention of ministersWhy do visas require the intervention of a Union minister of India? Does any civilised nation assure visas like Sushma Swaraj does over Twitter?
Oct 27, 2017
Rex Tillerson speaks to Myanmar chief over Rohingya crisis in Rakhine state, urges security forces to help govtUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged Mynmar's army chief to help end the violence in Rakhine state that has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee.