Refugees still arriving from Myanmar to Bangladesh, 2000 per day: IOM - Xinhua

Refugees still arriving from Myanmar to Bangladesh, 2000 per day: IOMXinhuaGENEVA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- It is estimated that refugees are still arriving from Myanmar to Cox's Bazar on the other side of the border in Bangladesh at a rate of 2,000 per day, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday. IOM ...and more »

Half a million displaced in 'critical humanitarian crisis' in Myanmar - Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZBHalf a million displaced in 'critical humanitarian crisis' in MyanmarNewstalk ZBThe Rohingya have been called "the most persecuted people on the planet" in a new UN report. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Print PrintShare to Email EmailShare to More More. A New Zealander ...and more »

The Week in Pictures: Sept. 29 - Oct. 6 - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comThe Week in Pictures: Sept. 29 - Oct. 6NBCNews.comLas Vegas shooting rattles nation, POTUS visits Puerto Rico, Catalonia vies for independence, and more. 22 Photos. advertisement · advertisement. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment · Email; Print. 1. Three uprooted trees lay along a road after being ...and more »

Lack of access to Rakhine state 'unacceptable': UN - Arab News

Arab NewsLack of access to Rakhine state 'unacceptable': UNArab NewsUN humanitarian office chief, Mark Lowcock, briefs journalists on the Rohingya crisis on Friday at the UN Offices in Geneva. (AFP). GENEVA: The lack of humanitarian access granted by Myanmar's government to Rakhine state, where more than half-a-million ...and more »

Militant Buddhism on rise - The Kingston Whig-Standard

The Kingston Whig-StandardMilitant Buddhism on riseThe Kingston Whig-StandardIn this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar look out from a madrasa window that they used as a shelter in Shahparirdwip, Bangladesh. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File ...and more »

PM Hasina urges international pressure on Myanmar - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka TribunePM Hasina urges international pressure on MyanmarDhaka TribunePrime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the international community, including the UK, to mount pressure on Myanmar to take back the displaced Rohingya people from Bangladesh. “International pressure on the Myanmar government should continue, ...and more »

UN seeks more funds to assist Rohingya amid world's fastest growing refugee crisis - UN News Centre

UN News CentreUN seeks more funds to assist Rohingya amid world's fastest growing refugee crisisUN News CentreHaving fled their homes in Myanmar, these Rohingya families have settled in the makeshift Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh. Photo: OCHA/Anthony Burke. Tweet. Print. 6 October 2017 – United Nations agencies are seeking more funds to cope with ...and more »

UN fears further exodus of Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar - CBC.ca

CBC.caUN fears further exodus of Muslim Rohingya from MyanmarCBC.caThe United Nations braced on Friday for a possible further exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh six weeks after the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency began. Around 515,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh ...and more »

US: Myanmar crackdown could draw international terrorists - New Jersey Herald

US: Myanmar crackdown could draw international terroristsNew Jersey HeraldWASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar's military crackdown that has caused a half-million Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh could destabilize the region and invite international terrorists, the State Department said Thursday. But Patrick Murphy, a senior U.S ...and more »

PM Hasina returns today, AL ready to accord her reception - Prothom Alo (English)

Prothom Alo (English)PM Hasina returns today, AL ready to accord her receptionProthom Alo (English)Prime minister Sheikh HasinaAll preparations to accord a mass reception to prime minister Sheikh Hasina have been completed as she will return home on Saturday wrapping up her a three-week visit to the United States and the United Kingdom.and more »

Welcome the world's newest welcome mat - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWelcome the world's newest welcome matChristian Science MonitorDespite its own poverty, Bangladesh has allowed in more than 500,000 Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar in what is the world's most urgent refugee crisis. It joins a list of a few other countries with a generosity toward strangers in need. Rohingya women ...and more »

UN fears further exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh - euronews

euronewsUN fears further exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into BangladesheuronewsThe United Nations says it is braced for a further exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Now Reading: UN fears further exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh ...and more »

WATCH: Muslim Refugees Swim Across River To Escape Death Squad - The Daily Caller

The Daily CallerWATCH: Muslim Refugees Swim Across River To Escape Death SquadThe Daily CallerThousands of Rohingya Muslims, a minority ethnic group who live in the Rakhine state of Myanmar were captured in a video, swimming across the water to escape persecution and traveling to Bangladesh Thursday. Rohingya Muslim's traveled 12 miles ...and more »

BSF identifies 140 locations to stop influx of illegal immigrants - Business Standard

Business StandardBSF identifies 140 locations to stop influx of illegal immigrantsBusiness StandardBorder Security Force (BSF) soldiers walk across the open border with Bangladesh to attend a flag meeting in West Bengal. Photo: Reuters. ALSO READ. India to Bangladesh: Stop cattle smuggling, curb movement of Rohingyas BSF launches campaign ...and more »

Rohingya crisis: Drone shows huge refugee camps - BBC News - BBC News

BBC NewsRohingya crisis: Drone shows huge refugee camps - BBC NewsBBC NewsFootage from the Disasters Emergency Committee shows where thousands fleeing violence have ended up.and more »

Lack of access to Rakhine State unacceptable: UN - The Hindu

The HinduLack of access to Rakhine State unacceptable: UNThe HinduRohingya carry belongings through muddy water moving in the sprawling refugee camp on October 5, 2017 at Palongkhali, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. The outbreak of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state has caused a humanitarian crisis in the region with ...and more »

Rohingya refugee receives 1st ID card from Bangladesh - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesRohingya refugee receives 1st ID card from BangladeshKhaleej TimesBangladeshi authorities are now carrying out the immense task of registering the newly arrived refugees. Mohammad Saleem was born and raised in Myanmar. But at no time in his 30 years of life did the government ever recognize him as a citizen. He ...and more »

145k Children face malnutrition in Rohingya crisis - Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)145k Children face malnutrition in Rohingya crisisAhlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)October 6, 2017 - 6:06 PM News Code : 858621 Source : Independent Link: (AhlulBayt News Agency) - A UK charity has warned that about 145,000 Rohingya refugee children pouring into Bangladesh to stay safe from a brutal crackdown by the Myanmar ...and more »

Dhaka warns SAsia of refugee consequence - The Daily Star

The Daily StarDhaka warns SAsia of refugee consequenceThe Daily StarBangladesh today said the presence of nearly one million Rohingya refugees, who escaped ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, in its territory has the potential to destabilise South Asia and favoured implementation of the Kofi Annan report in its entirety to ...and more »

Bangladeshi Muslim religious group call to arm Rohingya - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaBangladeshi Muslim religious group call to arm RohingyaChannel NewsAsiaRohingya refugees wait for humanitarian aid to be distributed at the Balu Khali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain. 06 Oct 2017 09:45PM (Updated: 06 Oct 2017 10:27PM ) ...and more »