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US seeks credible investigation after report claims Rohingya militants killed Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine state
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US seeks credible investigation after report claims Rohingya militants killed Hindus in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Deeply 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.

United Nations team visiting Bangladesh vows to work hard to resolve Rohingya crisis
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United Nations team visiting Bangladesh vows to work hard to resolve Rohingya crisis

A UN Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised on Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in neighbouring Myanmar.

UN says monsoon will put tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees at risk in Myanmar, seeks urgent financial aid
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UN says monsoon will put tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees at risk in Myanmar, seeks urgent financial aid

The United Nations has said that lives of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees hang in the balance as monsoon and cyclone seasons threaten their makeshift camps in Bangladesh.

UN official says conditions in Myanmar not conducive for repatriation of Rohingya refugees
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UN official says conditions in Myanmar not conducive for repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, said the most senior United Nations official to visit the country this year.

UNSC plans visits to Myanmar, Bangladesh and Iraq in April to assess Rohingya crisis
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UNSC plans visits to Myanmar, Bangladesh and Iraq in April to assess Rohingya crisis

The UN Security Council will undertake visits to Myanmar and Bangladesh this month to assess the Rohingya crisis situation on the ground, President of the Council Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra said.

UN chief Antonio Guterres says Rohingya refugees in flood-prone areas in Bangladesh need to be relocated ahead of rains
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UN chief Antonio Guterres says Rohingya refugees in flood-prone areas in Bangladesh need to be relocated ahead of rains

About 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugees, who fled violence in Myanmar to settle in crowded camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, are living in flood-prone areas and must be relocated ahead of the coming rainy season, said the UN

Myanmar continues 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya with campaign of terror, forced starvation: UN
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Myanmar continues 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya with campaign of terror, forced starvation: UN

Myanmar is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya with a "campaign of terror and forced starvation" in Rakhine state, a UN human rights envoy said.

Bangladesh signs deal to involve United Nations in repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar
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Bangladesh signs deal to involve United Nations in repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Bangladesh has signed a deal to involve the United Nations in the controversial process of returning Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, a minister said Monday.

Boris Johnson meets Aung San Suu Kyi, presses her on need for independent probe into violence in Rakhine
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Boris Johnson meets Aung San Suu Kyi, presses her on need for independent probe into violence in Rakhine

Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson stopped off in Myanmar on Sunday to press Aung San Suu Kyi on the need for an independent probe into violence in Rakhine state.

Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya Muslims, says 'a lot of preparation' still needed
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Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya Muslims, says 'a lot of preparation' still needed

The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin as planned, Bangladesh said Monday, with authorities admitting "a lot of preparation" was still needed.

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protest repatriation move; demand citizenship, security guarantee before return
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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protest repatriation move; demand citizenship, security guarantee before return

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh against plans to send them back to Myanmar, where a military crackdown last year sparked a mass exodus.

Bangladesh aims to send 100,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar in first batch of repatriation
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Bangladesh aims to send 100,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar in first batch of repatriation

Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic violence this year

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh information minister warns influx of refugees could fuel terror and drug trade
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh information minister warns influx of refugees could fuel terror and drug trade

The influx of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh could fuel terrorism and drugs, Bangladesh information minister Hasanul Haq Inu has warned.

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina seeks Cambodia's help on Rohingya crisis
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Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina seeks Cambodia's help on Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called for Cambodia's support in developing a sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis and the minority's persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh in talks with Myanmar for agreement on repatriation of displaced refugees
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh in talks with Myanmar for agreement on repatriation of displaced refugees

Bangladesh is in negotiations with Myanmar aimed at a deal to repatriate displaced Rohingya and Dhaka's foreign minister will address the matter at talks in Myanmar this week.

'Don't call us Rohingya': Myanmarese Hindu refugees in Bangladesh detest the incorrect labelling
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'Don't call us Rohingya': Myanmarese Hindu refugees in Bangladesh detest the incorrect labelling

Hindu migrants displaced from Myanmar and currently lodged at the refugee camps in Bangladesh detest being termed as 'Rohingya'.

Rohingya crisis: UN secretary-general demands unfettered humanitarian access to Myanmar's Rakhine
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Rohingya crisis: UN secretary-general demands unfettered humanitarian access to Myanmar's Rakhine

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday demanded unfettered humanitarian access to Myanmar's northern Rakhine State.

Rohingya crisis: UN, Bangladeshi govt step up efforts to immunise refugees amid fear of rise in measles
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Rohingya crisis: UN, Bangladeshi govt step up efforts to immunise refugees amid fear of rise in measles

The United Nations and the Bangladeshi government are stepping up efforts to immunise Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters

Rohingya crisis: Malnutrition soaring among refugee children in Bangladesh, warns UN
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Rohingya crisis: Malnutrition soaring among refugee children in Bangladesh, warns UN

The UN children's agency said preliminary data indicated a full 7.5 percent of the children crammed into one of the camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district were at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition

Five Assam men visit Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar for 'study tour', security agencies on edge
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Five Assam men visit Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar for 'study tour', security agencies on edge

Security agencies found themselves on edge after five men from central Assam visited the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar for a "study tour."