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  • Myanmar takes foreign diplomats to conflict-torn Rakhine

    Myanmar authorities took foreign diplomats and United Nations representatives on a tour Monday of conflict-torn northern Rakhine state, where a security crackdown has led to an exodus of more than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims.

  • Rohingya Crisis Talks: Myanmar team due today

    A Myanmar delegation is coming to Dhaka tonight to discuss repatriation of the refugees who have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Rakhine State.

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    Aid groups call for access to Myanmar conflict zone

    International aid groups in Myanmar have urged the government to allow free access to Rakhine State, where an army offensive has sent 480,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh but hundreds of thousands remain cut off from food, shelter and medical care.

  • PM urges quick, effective UN steps

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought expeditious UN and global interventions to protect all civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine State and take effective steps for a permanent solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis. Addressing the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday, she called upon the UN secretary-general to immediately send a “fact-finding mission” to Rakhine.

  • Fresh fires, blast hit Rakhine

    Twenty homes caught fire and a bomb was detonated near a mosque in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the government said yesterday, the

  • Rohingyas missing in his call

    Myanmar's army chief yesterday called for people internally displaced by violence in Rakhine State to go home and rebuild

  • US Ambassador in Dhaka, Marcia Bernicat, Bangladesh Cricket Team, England, US envoy

    Take back Rohingyas

    US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat has called on Myanmar to immediately end the violence in Rakhine state, restore peace

  • The forgotten citizens of Rakhine State

    The forebears of Rohingya refugees Mohammad Alam and Mohammad Ali were Myanmar citizens. The two even voted in the 2010 general elections.

  • EU gives €3m more as Rohingya aid

    European Commission has disbursed €3 million aid to address the most pressing needs of Rohingyas who have fled into Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar.

  • Provide humanitarian aid for Rohingyas: Dhaka to int’l community

    Dhaka reiterates its call to the international community to help Bangladesh with urgent humanitarian assistances to address the current crisis and provide political support to ensure sustainable return of all Rohingya people to their homes in Myanmar.