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China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally DHAKA (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya crisis through bilateral negotiations instead of an international initiative.
Reuters | 7 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The Neediest Cases Fund: He Fled Myanmar on a Deathtrap. Now He's the 'Luckiest Man Alive.' Mohamed Rafiq, a Rohingya Muslim, nearly died trying to flee aboard a ferryboat in search of work. Eight years later, he resettled in Dallas and reunited with his family.
New York Times | 8 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
'I don't even have words': Calgary interfaith group calls for sanctions as Rohingya refugee crisis deepens A coalition of faith groups is calling for sanctions against Myanmar after Calgary doctors witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh.
CBC.ca | Nov 17, 2017 11:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Congressional critics slam State Department as rudderless When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his first official trip to Myanmar on Wednesday, he largely ignored the countrys widespread human rights abuses. Security forces have conducted or allowed what critics call systematic rape and murder against Myan
Los Angeles Times | Nov 17, 2017 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar Huge numbers of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
CNN.com | Nov 17, 2017 5:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Is it time for travellers to boycott Myanmar? Read full story for latest details.
Telegraph.co.uk | Nov 17, 2017 1:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar Rohingya: The injured sheltering in Bangladesh Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are in refugee camps and some arrive with terrible injuries.
BBC News | Nov 17, 2017 10:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar military trucks hit landmines in troubled Rakhine; one injured YANGON (Reuters) - One person was injured when military trucks hit landmines in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine State this week, state media said on Friday, amid ethnic tension following an army crackdown that sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fle
Reuters | Nov 17, 2017 05:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Desperate Rohingya refugees use home-made rafts to get to Bangladesh — UN Over the past 10 days, dozens of makeshift rafts carrying more than a thousand people have floated into Bangladesh, proof that Rohingya refugees are resorting to increasingly desperate means to flee to Myanmar, the United Nations refugee agency said Frida
UN News Centre | Nov 17, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN Panel: Myanmar Should Give Rohingya Citizenship A key U.N. committee overwhelmingly approved a resolution Thursday calling on Myanmars authorities to end military operations against Rohingya Muslims, ensure their voluntary return from Bangladesh and grant them full citizenship rights. The General Assem
Voice of America | Nov 17, 2017 02:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend