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Myanmar proposes meeting with BD

Dhaka Tribune :Myanmar, who’s brutal military campaign in Rakhine state forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya flee to Bangladesh, has finally proposed a meeting with Dhaka to find a solution

Int`l Tribunal found Myanmar guilty of genocide

Myanmar is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people, according to the verdict of International Permanent Peoples' Tribunal. A seven-member panel announced the verdict on Friday after considering documentary

Rohingya villages still burning

Staff Reporter :Amnesty International (AI) has said new satellite images and videos from Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine State show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi's claims

About 1,400 Rohingya children arrive without parents

About 1,400 Rohingya children arrive without parents

About 1,400 Rohingya children have arrived in Bangladesh without their parents fleeing violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar.Their parents were either killed or missing in the wake of a brutal

Army joins relief efforts

Army joins relief efforts

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Army on Saturday started to work on the relief efforts and rehabilitation of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar.Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Director Lt Col Rashidul Hasan confirmed

Mobile operators asked not to sell pvt SIM to Rohingyas

Staff Reporter :State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim on Saturday said, the government will take action against private mobile operators if they have sold SIM to Rohingyas.The state

Landmines deadly for fleeing Rohingyas: HRW

Staff Reporter :Myanmar security forces have laid landmines during attacks on villages and, along the Bangladesh border, posing a grave risk to Rohingya Muslims fleeing atrocities, Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Trump blasts Republican Obamacare rebels

US President Donald Trump has hit out at Republicans who are refusing to back the latest effort to repeal Obama-era healthcare legislation.Speaking in Alabama, he said senators from his party

Half of UNSC ask Guterres to publicly brief on Myanmar

United Nations (Reuters) : Seven members of the United Nations Security Council, including the United States and Britain, on Friday asked U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to publicly brief the 15-member

SAARC summit uncertain again!

Times of India :For the second year in a row, there may be no SAARC summit. India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan had pulled out of the 2016 SAARC summit citing Pakistan's

Fresh violence in Rakhine State

AFP, Myanmar :Twenty homes caught fire and a bomb was detonated near a mosque in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the government said on Friday, the latest unrest in a region

Inhuman politics of some countries is disgusting, we must shun them

Editorial Desk :On one hand, India is about to ink an arms supply deal with Myanmar, supplying the latter with Indian made military weapons while on the other thousands

UN eyes $200m for refugees for six months

Yangon/Dhaka (Reuters) :The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its

Hasina for expeditious UN action to denounce atrocities on Rohingyas

Badrul Ahsan from New York :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought expeditious proactive attempts of the United Nations to denounce the atrocities on Rohingya people in Myanmar and to

Army to help distribute relief from today

Cox's Bazar Correspondent :The district administration has said that army would be deployed from Saturday to assist local administration in relief distribution."Army would join the civil administration for quick

Myanmar guilty of genocide

The Star Online , Kuala Lumpur :The Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people and other Muslim minorities, according to the international Permanent Peoples' Tribunal.The seven-man

Children worst victims

Children worst victims

Reza Mahmud, back from  Ukhiya :The children are most vulnerable in Rohingya refugee camps situated in Cox's Bazar district.According to the official sources, their number is about 1,50,000 and

Saudi relief arrives in Ctg

UNB, Chittagong :The relief items sent by the Saudi Arabian government for the Rohingya refugees, who have fled to Bangladesh amid persecution in Myanmar since August 25, arrive here

UNHCR steps up aid delivery

Staff Reporter :As the number of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar edges towards half a million, the UNHCR is stepping up delivery of life-saving aid to desperate people camped out

AL, BNP men clash  in front of UN HQ

AL, BNP men clash in front of UN HQ

Staff Reporter :Activists of Awami League (AL) and BNP locked into clash in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York yesterday immediately after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Sonali Bank UK in deep trouble

Senior Special Correspondent :Sonali Bank (UK) Ltd has plunged into deep trouble grappling with bad governance and persistent operating losses.The situation forced it to outline a 'restructuring plan', which sparks

Armed Rakhine Buddhists block aid shipment to Rohingyas

Newsdesk :Armed Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military

Army getting ready to take charge of refugee camps

Army getting ready to take charge of refugee camps

Sagar Biswas :The Bangladesh Army is taking massive preparations to take over the charge of relief distribution in Rohingya refugee camps in the country's southeastern Cox's Bazar district following allegation

India will supply arms to Myanmar

New Delhi (Reuters) :India is considering supplying arms to Myanmar's government in a sign of strong support for a neighbor that faces criticism for its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.The arms

Rohingyas to be biometrically registered in 2 months: Maya

Staff Reporter :Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya has said all the Rohingya refugees will be biometrically registered within two months.  "As many as 5,575 Rohingya refugees

9 killed in Rohingya relief-laden truck plunge

9 killed in Rohingya relief-laden truck plunge

UNB, Bandarban :At least nine people were killed and 13 others injured when a truck carrying relief materials for Rohingyas plunged into a roadside ditch near Chakdhala BGB camp in

Force Myanmar to take back refugees

UNB, New York :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing to create pressure on Myanmar government to take

Rohingya issue will be a long time problem

The UN resident coordinator in Dhaka has asked Bangladesh to be prepared "psychologically" that it will have to deal with the Rohingya issue for a long time."This is something (that

We need diplomatic offensive with the option of military cooperation

We need diplomatic offensive with the option of military cooperation

Diplomatic Correspondent :No sweet diplomacy will work. Military in Myanmar has taken calculated military decision to throw the Rohingyas out of their country knowing the weakness of Bangladesh.  Their

Tribunal reveals horrific details of atrocities against Rohingyas

New Straits Times :A woman from Laung Don village fled her house when Myanmar soldiers came into the village, leaving behind her sister who had just given birth and her