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
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.
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
The tragedy is the latest to hit Rohingya escaping what the UN has called "ethnic cleansing" by Myanmar authorities.
The United Nations has raised the number of newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar to 537,000.
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.
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
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
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 government on Thursday announced that it will identify Rohingya refugees as "forcefully displaced Myanmar citizens".
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
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
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 the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said on Sunday.
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
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.
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
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 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
A top Saudi relief official on Thursday called for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in peace.