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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in refugee camps to control population
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in refugee camps to control population

Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space

Myanmar police seizes over $5 million worth of meth pills in violence-hit Rakhine state, seven arrested
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Myanmar police seizes over $5 million worth of meth pills in violence-hit Rakhine state, seven arrested

Myanmar police have seized more than $5 million worth of methamphetamine pills in the north of violence-racked Rakhine state in October, an officer said on Sunday.

Rohingya crisis: UN urges Bangladesh to speed up vetting process of refugees stranded near border
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Rohingya crisis: UN urges Bangladesh to speed up vetting process of refugees stranded near border

The UN refugee agency urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to speed up vetting of up to 15,000 Rohingya refugees "stranded" near the border after crossing into the country from Myanmar and move them further inland to safer and better conditions.

Rohingya crisis: Five dead, dozens missing as boat packed with refugees capsizes in Bangladesh's Naf river
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Rohingya crisis: Five dead, dozens missing as boat packed with refugees capsizes in Bangladesh's Naf river

The tragedy is the latest to hit Rohingya escaping what the UN has called "ethnic cleansing" by Myanmar authorities.

Rohingya crisis: 537,000 refugees in Bangladesh fleeing Myanmar violence, says UN
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Rohingya crisis: 537,000 refugees in Bangladesh fleeing Myanmar violence, says UN

The United Nations has raised the number of newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar to 537,000.

Rohingya man arrested in Hyderabad for illegally procuring Aadhaar card
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Rohingya man arrested in Hyderabad for illegally procuring Aadhaar card

The police on Sunday arrested a 19-year-old Rohingya man here on charges of illegally procuring an Aadhaar card and illegally staying in the country.

UNHCR says 11,000 Rohingya refugees crossed over into Bangladesh from Myanmar in a single day
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UNHCR says 11,000 Rohingya refugees crossed over into Bangladesh from Myanmar in a single day

Around 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.

Refugee boat with 100 Rohingya capsizes in Bangladesh: Nine more bodies found, death toll rises to 23
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Refugee boat with 100 Rohingya capsizes in Bangladesh: Nine more bodies found, death toll rises to 23

The bodies of another nine refugees have washed up in Bangladesh after an overloaded boat carrying scores of desperate Rohingya sank in rough seas, police said, taking the confirmed death toll to 23.

Rohingya crisis: India identifies 140 vulnerable locations along Bangladesh border, deploys more security personnel
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Rohingya crisis: India identifies 140 vulnerable locations along Bangladesh border, deploys more security personnel

India has identified 140 vulnerable locations, deployed more security personnel and surveillance gadgets, and launched a "campaign" against organised criminal gangs that help Rohingyas sneak across the India-Bangladesh border.

Bangladesh to identify Rohingya refugees as 'forcefully displaced Myanmar citizens'
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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".

Boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes near Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, 14 bodies recovered
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Boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes near Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, 14 bodies recovered

At least 14 people were killed on Thursday when a boat with dozens of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, the police said.

Rohingya Crisis: Allegations, counter-allegation dictate narrative in Myanmar as both Hindus, Muslims face ethnic violence
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Rohingya Crisis: Allegations, counter-allegation dictate narrative in Myanmar as both Hindus, Muslims face ethnic violence

The army says the grim discoveries are evidence of a massacre by Muslim Rohingya militants on 25 August, the same day the insurgents launched coordinated raids on police posts that unleashed a surge of communal bloodshed.

Rohingya crisis: Death toll mounts as Bangladesh hospitals struggle to provide aid to high number of refugees
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Rohingya crisis: Death toll mounts as Bangladesh hospitals struggle to provide aid to high number of refugees

More than 200 Rohingya are being treated in Sadar Hospital, which has been inundated with patients, with a shortage of beds forcing doctors to house sick on sheets spread out on floor.

Bangladesh needs 'massive international assistance' to feed and shelter 436,000 Rohingya: UN
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Bangladesh needs 'massive international assistance' to feed and shelter 436,000 Rohingya: UN

Bangladesh needs "massive international assistance" to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said on Sunday.

Rohingya crisis: UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi calls for stepping up aid from international community
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Rohingya crisis: UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi calls for stepping up aid from international community

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh is "the most urgent refugee emergency in the world."

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh bans telecom companies from selling mobile phone connections to refugees
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh bans telecom companies from selling mobile phone connections to refugees

Bangladesh's four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived Rohingya refugees with phone plans.

Rohingya crisis: Amnesty International says migrants' villages in Myanmar still being burned
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Rohingya crisis: Amnesty International says migrants' villages in Myanmar still being burned

New satellite images and videos from Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended, according to Amnesty International

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh says influx of refugees has come to a virtual halt
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh says influx of refugees has come to a virtual halt

Influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has ground to a virtual halt, officials said Saturday, almost a month after the eruption of violence in Myanmar

Bangladesh releases two Myanmar photographers covering Rohingya refugee crisis in Cox's Bazar
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Bangladesh releases two Myanmar photographers covering Rohingya refugee crisis in Cox's Bazar

Bangladesh authorities on Friday released two Myanmar photographers covering the Rohingya crisis for a German magazine after they were granted bail by a court

Rohingya crisis: Pressurise Myanmar to take back refugees, Saudi Arabia urges international community
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Rohingya crisis: Pressurise Myanmar to take back refugees, Saudi Arabia urges international community

A top Saudi relief official on Thursday called for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in peace.