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 is known for championing the rights of refugees and has repeatedly expressed support for the long-suffering Rohingya.
02 Dec 2017 6:00 PM
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
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
It the second leg of the Pope's tour to the region amid heightened Rohingya crisis.
30 Nov 2017 3:59 PM
The pontiff has avoided direct discussion of the crisis to avoid setting off Buddhist hardliners.
29 Nov 2017 6:48 PM
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 will seek to encourage reconciliation, dialogue following last week's tentative agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar.
27 Nov 2017 11:16 AM
‘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
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
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
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
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
Police said the attack by the Rohingya man was linked to a family dispute.
29 Oct 2017 12:49 PM
The border region has been emptied of most of its Muslim residents since late August.
29 Oct 2017 11:32 AM
The BNP is known for its hawkish stance on India as opposed to Hasina’s ruling Awami League.
28 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
Tillerson expressed ‘concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine.’
27 Oct 2017 12:18 PM
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
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
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