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Bangladesh says Rohingya influx grinds to a halt

Bangladesh says Rohingya influx grinds to a halt

The UN says 429,000 Rohingya have sought refuge in Bangladesh since attacks by Ronhingya militants in Rakhine on August 25 sparked a major Myanmar military crackdown.

 

Don't expect anything from US: Sheikh Hasina on Rohingya crisis

Don't expect anything from US: Sheikh Hasina on Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh PM says that if her country can feed 160 million of its own people, it can feed another 500,000 on humanitarian grounds.

Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya Muslims, says Myanmar ready to verify refugee status

Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya Muslims, says Myanmar ready to verify refugee status

Condemning all human rights violations, Suu Kyi said Myanmar will like to find out “why this exodus is happening”

UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'

UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'

Myanmar has suggested it will not take back all who had fled across the border, accusing those refugees of having links to the Rohingya militants whose raids on police posts in August triggered the army backlash.

Amnesty says Myanmar military torching Rohingya villages

Amnesty says Myanmar military torching Rohingya villages

Pressure on Myanmar soared as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the violence against Rohingya Muslims "unacceptable" and rights group Amnesty said on Friday it has evidence of the military`s "systematic" torching of villages.

Rohingya crisis: Security tightened along India-Myanmar border

Security has been further tightened along the borders of northeastern states with Myanmar and Bangladesh to foil any attempt by the Rohingyas fleeing the Rakhine state in Myanmar from entering India, officials said on Friday.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to address nation next week on Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to address nation next week on Rohingya crisis

In a press conference government spokesman Zaw Htay said Suu Kyi will "speak for national reconciliation and peace" in a televised address on September 19.

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN amid growing Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN amid growing Rohingya crisis

More than 370,000 minority Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence since August 25, according to the United Nations, an average of almost 20,000 a day.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi scraps UN trip amid Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner for her defiant democracy activism under Myanmar`s former junta, was once the darling of the international community.

Global split over Rohingya crisis as China backs Myanmar crackdown

Global split over Rohingya crisis as China backs Myanmar crackdown

International divisions emerged on Tuesday ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on a worsening refugee crisis in Myanmar, with China voicing support for a military crackdown that has been criticised by the US, slammed as "ethnic cleansing" and forced 370,000 Rohingya to flee the violence.

Myanmar mob stones Muslim home amid Rohingya crisis

Myanmar mob stones Muslim home amid Rohingya crisis

The mob attack on Sunday night in the Magway region of the mainly Buddhist nation was fuelled by anger over the deepening crisis in the western state of Rakhine, according to a government press release.

Dalai Lama calls on Aung San Suu Kyi for peaceful end to Rohingya crisis

Dalai Lama calls on Aung San Suu Kyi for peaceful end to Rohingya crisis

The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in Myanmar and expressed concerns about violence that has led around 300,000 Muslim Rohingya to flee the Buddhist-majority country.

Fires destroy more villages in Myanmar's Rohingya region

Blazes started on Saturday engulfed as many as four more settlements in Rathedaung, likely destroying all the Muslim villages in the area, the sources said.

250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

In the last two weeks alone 164,000 mostly Rohingya civilians have fled to Bangladesh, overwhelming refugee camps that were already bursting at the seams and triggering warnings of a humanitarian crisis.

PM Narendra Modi visits Bagan temple in Myanmar

PM Narendra Modi visits Bagan temple in Myanmar

The second largest temple in the Bagan region was first damaged in an earthquake in 1975, and again when a 6.8 magnitude quake shook Myanmar last year.

Suu Kyi slams 'iceberg of 'misinformation' over Rohingya Muslims

Suu Kyi slams 'iceberg of 'misinformation' over Rohingya Muslims

Suu Kyi's government has faced growing international condemnation for the army's response with refugees.

India, Myanmar sign 11 agreements

Two other MoUs were signed on medical products regulation and in the field of health and medicine.

India understands Myanmar's concern on Rohingya crisis: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi amid a raging crisis involving Rohingyas in the country's Rakhine state. The two leaders discussed ways to further cement the bilateral relations. Watch the video for more information.

PM Narendra Modi meets Aung San Suu Kyi, says India understands Myanmar's concern on Rohingya crisis

PM Narendra Modi meets Aung San Suu Kyi, says India understands Myanmar's concern on Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi amid a raging crisis involving Rohingyas in the country's Rakhine state.