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22 September, 2017 10:22 PM See Rohingya issue from a security angle: Madhav

Dismisses suggestion that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue; cites case pending before the Supreme Court BJP general secretary in charge of northeastern States, Ram Madhav, has dismissed suggestions that the Union government was speaking in different voices on the issue of Rohingya fleeing to India from Myanmar. Mr. Madhav 25

19 September, 2017 4:41 AM No Fear Of 'International Scrutiny' Over Rohingya Crisis: Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi said she "feels deeply" for the suffering of "all people" caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state, her first comments on a crisis that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi today reached out to the global community in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried 38

18 September, 2017 9:30 AM Rohingya crisis: Why India needs to have a concrete refugee policy and a law

India is home to the largest number of refugees in South Asia yet it does not have a specific legal framework to deal with the problem. Rohingya crisis presents an opportunity to put in place a law relating to status of refugees. According to United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 3 lakh Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since 32

14 September, 2017 2:11 AM As Rohingyas flee violence, Myanmar's Suu Kyi skips UN meet

COX'S BAZAR: With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, the government said Wednesday its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will skip this month's UN General Assembly meetings. Suu Kyi will miss the assembly's ministerial session, which opens Sept. 19 and runs through Sept. 25, in order 64

13 September, 2017 11:44 AM Government to grant citizenship to Chakmas, Hajong refugees

NEW DELHI: The Centre will grant citizenship to all Chakma and Hajong refugees living in the Northeast but ensure that the rights of indigenous people are not diluted, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said today. The Chakma-Hajong refugee issue was discussed threadbare at a high-level meeting convened by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and attended by Arunachal 56

7 September, 2017 11:38 AM Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar Trying To protect All Citizens In Rakhine, Says Suu Kyi

Yangon/ Cox's Bazar: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as the estimated number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh leapt by 18,000 in one day, to 1,64,000. Suu Kyi did not refer specifically to the exodus of the minority Rohingya, which 56

6 September, 2017 12:13 AM “Over 1,000 killed in Myanmar violence”

At least 20,000 displaced stuck on the border with Bangladesh, says UN Special Rapporteur What is the estimated number of people displaced in the ongoing conflict? On Friday [September 1], I was informed that about 30,000 people had reached Bangladesh and about 20,000 could not. They are stuck between borders [of Bangladesh and Myanmar]. Yes, along the river 33

2 September, 2017 12:52 AM Smoke pours from Russian consulate in San Francisco after Trump administration orders its closure

The order to leave the consulate escalated an already tense diplomatic standoff between Washington and Moscow. Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco and workers began hauling boxes out of the stately building in a historic area of the city Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure 102

27 August, 2017 8:59 AM Thousands of non-Muslims evacuated as violence flares in northwest Myanmar

YANGON/COX'S BAZAR: Myanmar's government said it has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in northwestern Rakhine state, as thousands more Rohingya Muslims sought to flee across the border to Bangladesh on Sunday. The death toll from the violence that erupted on Friday with coordinated attacks by Rohingya insurgents has climbed 34

25 August, 2017 1:04 PM At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

The fighting marked a major escalation in a simmering conflict in the northwestern state since last October. Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine state on Friday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12 members of the security forces were killed, the army and government said. The fighting 57