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Myanmar warns against Western...

Myanmar warns against Western...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 12 2017

'As trade between Myanmar and the US and EU is limited compared to China, Japan, Thailand and Singapore,...

Pope to discuss Rohingya issue with...

Pope to discuss Rohingya issue with...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The Pope is scheduled to stay in Myanmar from November 27 to November 30

UN Security Council to hear Kofi Annan...

UN Security Council to hear Kofi Annan...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 12 2017

More than 500,000 have entered Bangladesh since late August fleeing the violence in Myanmar

Myanmar army chief: Reports of 'Bengalis'...

Myanmar army chief: Reports of 'Bengalis'...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 12 2017

Half of Myanmar's Rohingya have bolted over the last seven weeks, fleeing incinerated villages to join...

Trapped Rohingya people in Myanmar get...

Trapped Rohingya people in Myanmar get...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 12 2017

More than half a million Rohingya villagers have fled to Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations...

UN recalls top official in Myanmar Renata...

UN recalls top official in Myanmar Renata...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 12 2017

According to the BBC, the UN said Dessallien would leave by the end of October

Gunbattle leaves four dead in Indian...

Gunbattle leaves four dead in Indian...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

The fighting has left tens of thousands dead, most of them civilians and earlier this year India launched...

India's Supreme Court rules sex with...

India's Supreme Court rules sex with...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

India's 2011 census showed child marriage had declined marginally from a decade earlier but more than...

Muslims flee Rajasthan village after...

Muslims flee Rajasthan village after...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Government authorities had sent paramilitary forces to the area but the Muslims, fearing clashes, refused...

UN: Army in systematic bid to drive...

UN: Army in systematic bid to drive...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

The investigation broadly outlines an army-led campaign to erase the Rohingya's connection to their homeland...

Hunger and poverty trap Rohingya trying...

Hunger and poverty trap Rohingya trying...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

'If we stay here we will starve. We have nothing,'

School a rare sanctuary for traumatised...

School a rare sanctuary for traumatised...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Of the 520,000 Rohingya who have arrived in recent weeks, 290,000 are children

Pakistan tribesmen demand abolition...

Pakistan tribesmen demand abolition...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

The seven tribal districts in FATA - Bajaur, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Orakzai and South...

Afghan-Pakistan border villages brace...

Afghan-Pakistan border villages brace...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

In recent years, several populist leaders have advocated building walls to curtail movement of foreigners,...

Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Myanmar,...

Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Myanmar,...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

Francis will be the first pope to visit Myanmar and the second to visit Bangladesh, where Pope John Paul...

Myanmar takes first step towards calming...

Myanmar takes first step towards calming...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

The Rohingya had pinned hopes for change on Suu Kyi's party but it has been wary of Buddhist nationalist...

UNHCR prepares for new influx of Rohingya...

UNHCR prepares for new influx of Rohingya...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

Around 11,000 Rohingya entered Bangladesh by land on Monday, according to the Border Guard...

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in...

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

The government offensive in the north of Rakhine State has sent some 520,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing...

UNHCR readies aid amid fresh refugee...

UNHCR readies aid amid fresh refugee...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

Since the violence started in northern Rakhine state in late August, nearly 520,000 refugees have sought...

Red Cross to drastically cut Afghan...

Red Cross to drastically cut Afghan...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Operations gradually resumed over the summer, but last month, a Spanish Red Cross physiotherapist working...

Indian forces kill Kashmir militant...

Indian forces kill Kashmir militant...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in 1947. Both claim...