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Oct 03, 2017
Rohingyas in Bangladesh sceptical about Myanmar's assurance to take them back, fear persecutionRohingya Muslims in Bangladesh were sceptical on Tuesday about their chances of ever going home to Myanmar, even though the government there has given an assurance it would accept people verified as refugees.
Sep 28, 2017
Rohingyas in Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, says UN refugee chief Filippo GrandiRohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar for shelter in neighbouring Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi has said
Sep 22, 2017
US says Myanmar's response to Rohingya militant attacks in August was 'disproportionate'The top US diplomat for south east Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses
Sep 20, 2017
As the Rohingya condition in Rakhine worsens, Myanmar yet to implement Kofi Annan-led commission's recommendationsIn September 2016, following a request from State Consellor Aung San Suu Kyi, the Kofi Annan Foundation and the Office of the State Counsellor established an advisory commission on Rakhine State.
Sep 15, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Myanmar says adhering to law solution to Rakhine State upheavalMyanmar government committee investigating the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine State said adhering to rule of law was best means to resolve the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Sep 10, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh minister calls violence in Myanmar's Rakhine 'genocide', meets UN official for aideBangladesh's foreign minister said Sunday that genocide was being waged in Myanmar's violence-racked Rakhine state, triggering an exodus of nearly 3,00,000 Muslim Rohingya to his country.
Aug 25, 2017
Clashes in Myanmar: 71 killed amid fresh violence as Rohingya militants surround Rakhine state's border postAt least 71 people including 12 security forces were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts in northern Rakhine state, Myanmar's authorities said on Friday — the highest declared toll in a single day since fighting broke out last year
Aug 24, 2017
Scrap restrictions on movement of Rohingyas, UN former chief Kofi Anaan asks MyanamarMyanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state
May 03, 2017
Bangladesh to host next OIC foreign ministers' meetBangladesh will be hosting the next Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers' meeting in the second half of 2018, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed.
Oct 12, 2016
Myanmar: 12 people dead after unrest in Muslim-majority state of RakhineTwelve people have died in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine state in clashes between armed men and troops, state media reported Wednesday, in a sharp escalation of violence in the restive region.