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Dilemma of a Bangladeshi commander as Rohingya humanitarian crisis unfolded

Ghumdhum Border Post (Bangladesh) |Sunday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST

When hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, escaping a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar, gathered near the Bangladesh border last year, a senior Bangladesh army commander was caught in a dile

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Early rains expose risks for Rohingya refugees in B'desh, warns UN agency

United Nations | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST

The arrival of pre-monsoon rains in southern Bangladesh has revealed an alarming level of risks for Rohingya refugees, United Nations humanitarian agencies has said, warning that they do not have the

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Myanmar minister says conditions in Rohingya refugee camps "very poor"

By Shoon Naing YANGON | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST

A Myanmar minister expressed concerns on Thursday about "very poor conditions" in Rohingya refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh, and said repatriation of the Muslim minority should start as soon a

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Pathetic condition in Bangladesh camps forced Rohingyas to influx in India

Agartala | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST

The pathetic condition of Rohingyas in Bangladesh camps was revealed when the Tripura police questioned 18 Rohingyas on their way to New Delhi at Teliamura under Khowai district yesterday. Police deta

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Muslim body seeks BJYM leader's arrest for burning Rohingya camp

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

The All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) on Thursday wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik seeking appropriate action against BJP youth wing leader Manish Chandela for allegedly ad

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18 Delhi-bound Rohingyas arrested in Tripura

Agartala |Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

Eighteen Rohingyas from Myanmar, including three children and four women who had entered India illegally, were on Thursday apprehended in western Tripura, a police official said.

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Myanmar minister says conditions in Rohingya refugee camps "very poor"

By Shoon Naing YANGON | Thursday, Apr 19 2018 IST

A Myanmar minister expressed concerns on Thursday about "very poor conditions" in Rohingya refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh, and said repatriation of the Muslim minority should start as soon a

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UN deputy aid chief throws light on plight of Rohingyas

United Nations | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST

Although the massive outflow of Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh grabbed worldwide headlines, the international community must not forget that more than 400,000 of the minority group are living in

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More pressure needed on Myanmar to take back Rohingya -Bangladeshi PM

By Fanny Potkin LONDON | Wednesday, Apr 18 2018 IST

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday more international pressure was needed on Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees, rejecting an assertion claim by the Myanmar government that i

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Bangladeshi leader says more pressure needed on Myanmar over Rohingya

LONDON | Tuesday, Apr 17 2018 IST

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday more international pressure was needed on Myanmar to take back Muslim Rohingya refugees. "The international community needs to put more press

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