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16 October, 2017 9:28 AM China, India can help solve Rohingya crisis: Chinese daily

BEIJING: India and China can jointly lead efforts to solve the Rohingya crisis by offering humanitarian aid to Myanmar's conflict-ridden Rakhine state, an article in the state-run media has said. "Given the interests Beijing and New Delhi share with Myanmar, the two could cooperate in offering humanitarian aid to Rakhine state, assist Bangladesh in resettlement 49

16 October, 2017 4:00 AM Eight dead as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least eight people drowned and dozens more are missing after a boat packed with Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh sank on Monday, the latest victims of a half a million strong exodus sparked by an army crackdown in Myanmar. The boat was carrying an estimated 50 people when it went down in the estuary of the Naf river that divides the two countries, Border 31

15 October, 2017 4:30 PM Rohingya Exodus: Fleeing Violence in Myanmar

A Rohingya refugee boy is carried in a basket by a relative after crossing the border on the Bangladesh side of the Naf River on Sept. 24. What the Rohingya refugees flee to is a different kind of suffering in sprawling makeshift camps rife with fears of malnutrition, cholera, and other diseases. Aid organizations are struggling to keep pace with the scale 28

14 October, 2017 11:51 PM Form a policy to deal with Rohingya refugees, says RSS leader

Terming the Rohingya issue as serious, a senior RSS leader said today that "outsiders" should not be allowed to stay in India beyond a specific period, and suggested that a policy be formed to deal with the refugees. More than a million Rohingya people have left Myanmar to escape the violence following military backlash against the Muslim minority after 80

14 October, 2017 2:35 AM Get Myanmar refugees home, not to camps: Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

UNITED NATIONS: Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged Myanmar on Friday to make sure the half-million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled in the last two months can go home, and not go to camps. Myanmar's government needs to "create conditions that will allow the refugees to return with dignity and with a sense of security" and help them rebuild 30

13 October, 2017 12:37 PM Rohingya issue of great magnitude, state has big role: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said the Rohingya refugee problem was of a "great magnitude" and the state would have to play a "big role" in striking a balance between national interests and human rights while dealing with the contentious issue. The apex court, which decided to give a detailed and "holistic hearing" from November 21 on the government's 36

13 October, 2017 11:19 AM Status quo over Rohingya crisis continues

The Supreme Court on Friday orally indicated that the government should not deport Rohingya “now” as the Centre prevailed over it to not record any such views in its formal order, citing “international ramifications”. With this, the status quo over the Rohingya crisis continues even as the Supreme Court gave the Rohingya community liberty to approach 35

5 October, 2017 4:58 PM Rohingya camp to be expanded

Bangladesh will expand a massive settlement under construction in its southernmost district to house 9,00,000 Rohingya Muslims, a Minister said on Thursday, putting it on track to rival the world’s largest refugee camps. Two thousand acres of land in Cox’s Bazar district were set aside last month for a new site to house 4,00,000 Rohingya who had fled ethnic 60

4 October, 2017 7:03 PM Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country. Refugees told Reuters that border guards also beat and arrested passengers and crew as they landed at Shah Porir 14

4 October, 2017 7:43 AM Can India protect Rohingya, SC asks govt

Bench rejects Centre’s stance that decision to deport the community is outside the domain of the Supreme Court Can India protect a large section of humanity comprising Rohingya women, children, the sick and the old who are “really suffering”? This is the question the Supreme Court wants the government to answer. The government, meanwhile, said the crisis 6