Take back Rohingyas, don't call them Bengalis: Hasina to Myanmar

Owing to largescale migration since 2012 thousands of Rohingyas have been living in Assam WB Jammu UP and Delhi camps

Owing to largescale migration since 2012 thousands of Rohingyas have been living in Assam WB Jammu UP and Delhi camps

South Korea will extend US$1.5 million worth of humanitarian assistance for refugees from Myanmar after an outbreak of violence last month caused an exodus into neighboring Bangladesh, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Anifah said Malaysia had also called on Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for the immediate implementation of all the recommendations of the nine-member advisory commission on Rakhine state, which was chaired by the former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan.

More than 420,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state in what the United Nations has described as "ethnic cleansing".

Rohingya activists tell the publication that their accounts are frequently suspended or taken down as they post videos and photos showing the country's military persecuting them.

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy is in Myanmar and was due to meet government officials and representatives of different communities in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state.

Wild, Wild Thot: Kevin Hart's Fling Said To Be A 'Travelling Stripper'
Addressing internet comments about her that appeared in the wake of the video, Sabbag said, "I'm not a stripper". Hart, 38, confessed up to a "bad error of judgment" in an emotional Instagram post Saturday night.

Shaheda, 40, a Rohingya refugee woman who said her body was burnt when the Myanmar army set fire to her house, receives treatment at the Cox's Bazar District Sadar Hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, September 19, 2017.

Over the past month, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Suu Kyi has come in for widespread global criticism for not speaking out more forcefully as more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims escaped the Buddhist-majority country into Bangladesh.

The crisis has drawn global condemnation and calls from the United Nations and U.S. President Donald Trump for the military to stop the violence and support diplomatic efforts for a long-term solution for the Rohingya.

But Myanmar, which has been accused of downplaying the violence, insisted the crisis was easing.

Some 415,000 Rohingya have fled over the border to Bangladesh since August 25 when insurgents attacked police checkposts and killed 12 security personnel.

Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward US Virgin Islands; see pictures
Late on Monday evening, ahead of the storm's arrival, he warned "non-essential vehicles must keep off roads from 6pm tonight". Also in the Atlantic, Hurricane Jose is producing unsafe surf and rip currents along the East Coast of the United States.

Rohingyas are minority Muslims in western Myanmar and have been fleeing their homes following an army crackdown on their villages that has left hundreds dead.

Myanmar denies that, saying its forces are waging a legitimate campaign against Muslim terrorists who have been attacking and torching villages of Buddhists and other non-Muslims, some 30,000 of whom were internally displaced.

Suu Kyi earlier Tuesday delivered a nationally televised address on the Rohingya crisis, appealing for outside observers to visit Myanmar and see the situation for themselves, in a speech aimed at appeasing an worldwide community horrified by the army-led violence in Rakhine.

The commission also stated that while Myanmar had every right to defend its own territory, a highly militarised response was unlikely to bring peace to the area of Rakhine State.

Manafort Advising Iraqi Kurds in Push for Independence
To remind, Kurds are the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Middle East but they have never obtained a permanent nation state. Tanks and rocket launchers mounted on armored vehicles faced the Iraqi frontier, about 2 km (one mile) away.

Latest News