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Lashkar-e-Taiba's charity wing FIF distributes millions in cash, blankets to Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine
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Lashkar-e-Taiba's charity wing FIF distributes millions in cash, blankets to Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

LeT's charitable wing has reached out to the Rohingya population in the troubled state and has reportedly distributed millions in cash.

Rohingya repatriation process yet to take off on ground, says UN High Commissioner for Refugees
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Rohingya repatriation process yet to take off on ground, says UN High Commissioner for Refugees

A bilateral agreement signed by Dhaka and Naypyidaw over the repatriation of the Muslim minority Rohingyas is yet to take off on the ground,

Jammu and Kashmir Police 'detains', 'assaults' 10 Rohingya men after cow carcass found near refugee camp in September
India

Jammu and Kashmir Police 'detains', 'assaults' 10 Rohingya men after cow carcass found near refugee camp in September

Twelve Rohingya refugees were detained in Channi Himmat Police Station in south Jammu and were allegedly beaten up by police.

Myanmar, Bangladesh accept UNHCR's offer for assistance on repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees
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Myanmar, Bangladesh accept UNHCR's offer for assistance on repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees

The two governments signed a pact settling the terms of the repatriation process, and return of Rohingya Muslims refugees to Myanmar is expected to start in two months

Papua New Guinea relocates asylum seekers from Manus Island: Camp underlined Australia's harsh refugee policy
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Papua New Guinea relocates asylum seekers from Manus Island: Camp underlined Australia's harsh refugee policy

Papua New Guinea authorities said on Friday they had relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a closed immigration camp.

Rohingya crisis: Over 8,00,000 refugees in Bangladesh are in 'most acute' situation, says United Nations
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Rohingya crisis: Over 8,00,000 refugees in Bangladesh are in 'most acute' situation, says United Nations

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the "most acute" situation

WHO chief 'rethinking' appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador after global outrage
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WHO chief 'rethinking' appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador after global outrage

The head of the World Health Organization has said that he was "rethinking" his decision to name Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador.

Shashi Tharoor's call for special foreign service examination begs the question if diplomats are passé
India

Shashi Tharoor's call for special foreign service examination begs the question if diplomats are passé

Rather than starting a special Indian Foreign Service examination as called by Shashi Tharoor, India may do well by starting call centres who can actually help citizens and that too at a fraction of the cost

Rohingya crisis: Nearly 6 lakh refugees in Bangladesh threatened by water-borne diseases, says UN
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Rohingya crisis: Nearly 6 lakh refugees in Bangladesh threatened by water-borne diseases, says UN

Nearly 5,90,00 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 3,20,00 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases

Rohingya crisis: Over 5 lakh refugees from Myanmar fled to Bangladesh since 25 August, says UN
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Rohingya crisis: Over 5 lakh refugees from Myanmar fled to Bangladesh since 25 August, says UN

Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees have fled their homes in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations (UN) said on Tuesday

Supreme Court bars deportation of Rohingya Muslims until case hearing, says govt can't be blind to plight of women, kids
India

Supreme Court bars deportation of Rohingya Muslims until case hearing, says govt can't be blind to plight of women, kids

The Supreme Court on Friday deferred the hearing on the deportation of Rohingya Muslims in India to 21 November.

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.

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".

Sri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in Colombo
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Sri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in Colombo

Sri Lankan police arrest six people accused in attack on centre housing Rohingya Muslims in Colombo

15 dead after boat carrying Rohingyas capsizes off Bangladesh; Antonio Guterres calls for halting military operations
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15 dead after boat carrying Rohingyas capsizes off Bangladesh; Antonio Guterres calls for halting military operations

At least 15 people drowned and scores are feared missing after a boat carrying Rohingya families capsized off Bangladesh Thursday.

Refugees in Delhi Part 3: Driven from their land, Afghan migrants find hope in football, yoga and art
India

Refugees in Delhi Part 3: Driven from their land, Afghan migrants find hope in football, yoga and art

On the first day of a sunny autumn in New Delhi, Firstpost met up with some boys from Afghanistan

Refugees in Delhi: Living in India a struggle but Myanmar is a threat to our existence, say Chin migrants
India

Refugees in Delhi: Living in India a struggle but Myanmar is a threat to our existence, say Chin migrants

After calls to deport Rohingya Muslims, other refugees like the Chins from Myanmar are worried that they too might be asked to go back.

Refugees in Delhi: Centre's decision to deport Rohingyas has other Stateless migrants living in India worried that they could be next
India

Refugees in Delhi: Centre's decision to deport Rohingyas has other Stateless migrants living in India worried that they could be next

In a four-part series starting Tuesday, Firstpost looks at how the Centre's decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslims has worried refugees in Delhi that they could be next

Rohingya crisis: Shiv Sena says providing shelter to refugees will not be in Indian Muslims' interest
India

Rohingya crisis: Shiv Sena says providing shelter to refugees will not be in Indian Muslims' interest

The Shiv Sena Saturday said if India is forced to provide shelter to Rohingya immigrants under pressure from "vote-hungry" politicians, it would not bode well for Muslims in the country