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The pillage of an existence: Survivors of Rohingya massacre tell stories

Rohingyas have lived in Myanmar for decades but, they are still seen as foreign invaders from Bangladesh who are intent on stealing land.

21 Dec 2017 6:47 PM

Pope Francis wraps up Asia tour after meeting Rohingyas refugees

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed support for the long-suffering Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 6:00 PM

After much precaution in Myanmar, Pope uses ‘Rohingya’ for refugees in B’desh

Pope Francis is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed his support for the Rohingya.

02 Dec 2017 3:35 PM

Pope Francis leads giant open-air mass in Dhaka ahead of Rohingya meeting

Francis praised Bangladesh for giving refuge to the Rohingya who have flooded in since a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August.

01 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh, likely to address Rohingya issue

It the second leg of the Pope's tour to the region amid heightened Rohingya crisis.

30 Nov 2017 3:59 PM


Tackle prejudice, hatred: Pope to Myanmar Buddhist clergy

The pontiff has avoided direct discussion of the crisis to avoid setting off Buddhist hardliners.

29 Nov 2017 6:48 PM

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar on a highly sensitive visit

The visit comes as Myanmar's military stands accused of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslims.

27 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

Pope Francis heads to Myanmar amid unfolding Rohingya refugee crisis

Pope Francis will seek to encourage reconciliation, dialogue following last week's tentative agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar.

27 Nov 2017 11:16 AM

Aung San Syuu Kyi retorts, says she has not been silent on Rohingya issue

‘What I say is not meant to be exciting, it's meant to be accurate... not set people against each other,’ she said.

15 Nov 2017 7:51 PM

Myanmar military denies claims of atrocities on Rohingya Muslims

The military's latest claims were contrary to a large and growing body of evidence documenting severe rights abuses in Myanmar.

14 Nov 2017 1:18 PM


Journalists jailed in Myanmar for filming with drone near parliament

The four had been working on a documentary for TRT World, the English-language subsidiary of the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation.

10 Nov 2017 5:26 PM

Aung San Suu Kyi visits violence-struck Rakhine for first time

In her unannounced one-day visit, Suu Kyi is expected to visit two of the epicentres of the violence.

02 Nov 2017 12:46 PM

Myanmar’s tourism dreams on steady decline in lieu of Rohingya crisis

Ever since the bloodshed broke out in late August, tourism operators have witnessed a cascade of cancellations and rippling fear.

29 Oct 2017 5:13 PM

Rohingya hacks to death Bangladeshi; locals outnumbered in some villages

Police said the attack by the Rohingya man was linked to a family dispute.

29 Oct 2017 12:49 PM

Myanmar govt’s to harvest abandoned farmlands, Rohingyas’ return looks bleak

The border region has been emptied of most of its Muslim residents since late August.

29 Oct 2017 11:32 AM


Rohingya crisis: B’deshi oppn asks Sheikh Hasina to follow Indira Gandhi’s footsteps

The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.

28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM

Rex Tillerson urges Myanmar’s army chief to end violence in Rakhine

Tillerson expressed ‘concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine.’

27 Oct 2017 12:18 PM

US to withdraw military assistance from Myanmar units involved in Rohingya violence

Punitive measures aimed specifically at top generals were among a range of options being discussed in response to the Rohingya crisis.

24 Oct 2017 3:20 PM

Rohingya crisis: Don't mar your image, Modi reportedly told Aung San Suu Kyi

Swaraj referred to Modi's advice as she called on B'desh PM after joining 4th Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission meet.

23 Oct 2017 10:38 AM

Dhaka: Sushma Swaraj talks of terror, Rohingya crisis

Swaraj, who is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, said New Delhi and Dhaka were unanimous on zero tolerance towards terrorism.

23 Oct 2017 2:03 AM