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Myanmar reiterates no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, even as investigations go on

A senior Myanmar government official on Tuesday denied there was ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the troubled northwestern state of Rakhine, where a military operation aimed at the minority has forced 75,000 people to flee to Bangladesh.

Rohingya muslims being trained as terrorists in India: BJD MP

40,000 Rohingya muslims have illegally entered India from Myanmar and they are being trained as terrorists, a member said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday and urged the government to take action against them.

Big move! Narendra Modi govt to deport 10,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar?

Big move! Narendra Modi govt to deport 10,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar?

There are around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in different parts of the country and all of them have entered illegally.

Myanmar stumbles on path to democracy under Aung San Suu Kyi

For decades Myanmar`s people dreamed of democracy, but a year into office Aung San Suu Kyi`s elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of the still powerful military.

Myanmar rebuffs UN probe of rape, murder crimes against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar has rejected the UN rights council's decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the probe would only "inflame" the conflict.

UN to `urgently` send rights probe to Myanmar

The UN rights council agreed Friday to "urgently" launch an investigation into violations against Myanmar`s Rohingya Muslims, including torture, murder and rapes allegedly committed by troops.

Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

An investigating team formed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh today and questioned some of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority Buddhists.

Myanmar govt swats away `biased` UN abuse claims

A close aide to Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday dismissed mounting international pressure over alleged abuses of Rohingya Muslims as "biased and unfair", despite UN evidence of murder, rape and torture by security forces.

Myanmar to probe police over allegations of crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar to probe police over allegations of crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar has denied almost all allegations of human rights abuses in northern Rakhine State, where many Rohingya live.

Hundreds likely killed in Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown: UN

Hundreds likely killed in Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown: UN

Myanmar's military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely killed hundreds of people, with children slaughtered and women raped in a campaign that may amount to ethnic cleansing.

Hundreds likely killed in Myanmar crackdown on Rohingya: UN

Myanmar`s four-month military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely killed hundreds of people, the UN said Friday in a report detailing horrific abuses allegedly committed against civilians in Rakhine state.

Malaysian government finalises plan to hire Rohingya refugees

The Malaysian government has finalised a plan to employ Rohingya refugees, an ethnic Muslim minority group that faces growing discrimination in Myanmar, official sources said on Thursday.

United Nations rights envoy to probe Myanmar Rohingya violence

The United Nations on Friday said its human rights envoy for Myanmar will probe escalating violence in the country, including a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, when she visits next week.

Pakistan's ISI plotting to launch terror attacks against India from Myanmar-Thailand border: Report

Pakistan's ISI plotting to launch terror attacks against India from Myanmar-Thailand border: Report

ISI is planning to open new front in eastern India to launch attacks in India.

Violence erupts in Myanmar, 21,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh

Violence erupts in Myanmar, 21,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh

Around 21,000 members of the Rohingya Muslims had crossed over in the past two months, said Sanjukta Sahany, head of the IOM office in Bangladesh's southeastern district of Cox's Bazar.

Malaysia PM to attend rally condemning Myanmar violence

The gathering, which will take place in an yet-to-be announced location on Sunday, will involve politicians, NGOs and "all concerned with the issue" the official told AFP, without giving further details.

Militants were planning embassy attack: Indonesian police

Indonesian police arrested a third Islamic State-linked militant today accused of plotting to bomb the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, as anger grows at a violent military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

Three killed in Jammu slum blaze

Three killed in Jammu slum blaze

Besides Rohingya Muslims, dozens of other families of slum dwellers were also living in the over 150 "Jhuggis" those were completed destroyed in the blaze.

'They raped us one by one,' says Rohingya woman who fled

'They raped us one by one,' says Rohingya woman who fled

"They tied both of us to the bed and raped us one by one," said 20-year-old Habiba, who has now found shelter with a Rohingya refugee family.

Myanmar pursuing `ethnic cleansing` of Rohingya: UN official

Myanmar pursuing `ethnic cleansing` of Rohingya: UN official

Up to 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have abandoned their homes in Myanmar to escape the unfolding violence, says the UN.