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Nov 15, 2018
Rohingya repatriation doubtful as terrified refugees reluctant to return to Myanmar; Bangladesh rules out forceful actionBangladesh's refugee commissioner cast doubt on whether the plan to send first batch of 150 Rohingya, from a preliminary 2,260 slated for return, could go ahead as scheduled on Thursday.
Oct 31, 2018
Myanmar to repatriate 2,000 Rohingya from Bangladesh camps in November, claims top officialOfficials from Bangladesh and Myanmar announced that some of the 720,000 Muslim Rohingya who fled a deadly military clampdown in the Buddhist-majority country last year would start returning next month.
Sep 18, 2018
Bangladesh to move 100,000 Rohingya refugees to shelters in Bhashan Char island from next monthThe controversial plan is already behind schedule. Officials previously said they wanted to start moving refugees from overcrowded camps near the border with Myanmar to the island in June before the monsoon began.
Aug 25, 2018
In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayersRohingya refugees on Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that drove 700,000 of the persecuted minority into Bangladesh, stateless and confronting a grim future.
Aug 24, 2018
WHO praises Bangladesh for curtailing outbreak of deadly diseases among Rohingya migrantsOutbreaks of deadly diseases were "prevented and rapidly curtailed" among nearly 10 lakh Rohingya refugees and thousands of lives were saved due to the efforts of the Bangladesh government, WHO and other health partners in the last one year.
Aug 23, 2018
Half of 'lost' Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh were orphaned by violence in Myanmar, reveals studyHalf the Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh without their parents were actually orphaned by violence in Myanmar and not separated from them during the refugee exodus as previously thought, new research showed on Thursday.
Jul 27, 2018
Petronet submits proposal to set up $1 billion LNG import facility in BangladeshOnce Bangladesh government accepts the proposal, a formal pact will be signed between Petronet and Petrobangla
Jul 02, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres hears of 'unimaginable' atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps, calls situation 'human rights nightmare'Guterres described the situation of the Rohingya refugees as "a humanitarian and human rights nightmare", as he prepared to tour makeshift shelters crammed with people who escaped a huge Myanmar army operation last year that the UN has likened to ethnic cleansing
Jun 14, 2018
Rohingya refugees find respite in Bangladesh's fishing industry; take up jobs in boats, yardsRohingya Muslims driven out of Myanmar have found a way to survive in neighbouring Bangladesh — by taking up jobs in the fishing industry
Jun 12, 2018
Rohingya refugee shelters 'washed away' in Bangladesh rains, says UN; over 9,000 affected and number expected to riseHeavy rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting over one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the UN has said