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Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

(BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in M...

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

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Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crac...
02:48, 08/17/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Myanmar holds repatriation talks with Rohingya refugees A Myanmar government delegation has met with representatives of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees in camps in Bangladesh to discuss c...
14:48, 07/28/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the regio...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attemp...
11:36, 08/16/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
09:12, 06/14/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, Uni...
14:38, 04/28/2019

UN says 2nd attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned The U.N. refugee agency says Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after 700,000 fled a security ...
09:36, 08/16/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visitin...
00:00, 07/29/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a brutal crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded th...
08:12, 06/18/2019

OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a st...
12:24, 06/01/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh f...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to...
17:24, 05/08/2019

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for th...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Fails to Convince Rohingya It Is Safe to Return A visit by Myanmar officials to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh failed to persuade members of the largely Muslim ethnic minority that they could...
14:48, 07/28/2019

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has...
04:36, 06/17/2019

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it built in Myanmar's Rakhine state as part of a broader effort to help tens of thousands of Rohingya ...
13:36, 07/12/2019

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be ...
19:24, 08/05/2019

Top Myanmar Generals Are Barred From Entering U.S. Over Rohingya Killings Myanmar’s commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, was among those named by the State Department as responsible for atrocities against Rohing...
09:36, 07/17/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the openi...
05:12, 05/08/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
09:36, 07/17/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
10:00, 07/17/2019

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's r...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Satellite images reveal scale of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis Myanmar appears unprepared for return of refugees who might be put in campsAnalysis of satellite imagery has cast further doubt on promises that arra...
12:48, 07/24/2019

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announ...
03:24, 07/17/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were...
01:36, 07/17/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigar...
21:12, 05/08/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters...
20:36, 07/05/2019

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims t...
10:24, 07/02/2019

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned i...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Pardons Two Reuters Reporters Jailed for Exposing Massacre of Rohingya Two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims have been released after spending more than 5...
08:36, 05/07/2019

Rohingya call for recognition as Myanmar holds fresh repatriation talks Virtually no Rohingya have volunteered to go back to Myanmar, where the group has faced decades of repressionA top-level Myanmar government delegatio...
07:12, 07/28/2019

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on ...
19:48, 08/09/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be...
09:24, 07/19/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar's 'minimal preparations' for Rohingya return: think-tank Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighboring Bangladesh, acc...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Satellite images show Myanmar has made ‘minimal’ preparations for Rohingya return More than 700,000 Rohingya were forced to flee northern Rakhine state in western Myanmar during a 2017 military-led crackdown the UN has said include...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and ...
14:24, 08/16/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500...
12:36, 05/07/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces w...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journal...
09:24, 05/27/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding...
09:00, 05/16/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasin...
19:00, 07/09/2019

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human r...
00:00, 06/18/2019

ICC prosecutor seeks Bangladesh and Myanmar investigation The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday moved closer to opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya...
14:12, 06/26/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are mo...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway at Myanmar's Yangon airport A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane came off the runway as it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuring at...
18:24, 05/08/2019

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children: court A Berlin court has ruled that Germany's foreign ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State...
19:48, 07/11/2019

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second ...
14:12, 07/01/2019

| UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN r...
14:12, 06/18/2019

International prosecutor signals Rohingya investigation THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says she wants to open an investigation into alleged crimes a...
15:48, 06/26/2019

12 Suspected Rohingya Arrested In Mizoram: Report A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer sa...
11:00, 05/06/2019

‘The land where we lived has gone' – the life story of a Rohingya refugee As a young man Habiburahman fled oppression in his native Myanmar and lives, stateless, in Australia. Now he has written a book about his struggle – ...
00:36, 08/05/2019

ASEAN must not turn a blind eye to plight of Rohingya, groups say Human rights groups on Wednesday called on Southeast Asian leaders to rethink their approach to the Rohingya refugee crisis ahead of a regional summi...
11:24, 06/19/2019

65 Rohingya Muslims found shipwrecked in southern Thailand BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials say they have discovered 65 ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees who were shipwrecked and stranded in southern Thailand. The...
16:24, 06/11/2019

Prosecutor seeks Rohingya probe of crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court prosecutor has filed a request with judges to open a formal investigation into crimes against humanity allegedly com...
15:48, 07/04/2019

Canada urged to take international action on Rohingya genocide Thirty-four senators and more than 100 human-rights organizations and advocates sent a joint letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland thi...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Thailand charges crew of stranded Rohingya boat Thai authorities have charged the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims with assisting illegal immigration after the group was foun...
12:36, 06/12/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh h...
23:00, 07/02/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, M...
09:12, 05/02/2019

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including...
13:36, 06/23/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund...
14:38, 04/28/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage fol...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
12:36, 05/15/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II – among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey...
19:12, 06/03/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing...
00:36, 07/02/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynic...
21:24, 06/24/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detent...
20:12, 07/04/2019

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refug...
03:12, 06/20/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United ...
05:36, 06/20/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to sta...
20:36, 07/18/2019

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcomi...
08:36, 06/28/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and e...
02:36, 07/13/2019

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal...
13:00, 07/04/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they...
00:12, 05/15/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Ve...
04:48, 05/08/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, inclu...
13:36, 07/08/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement fo...
09:36, 05/13/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were se...
10:36, 06/21/2019

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-c...
18:24, 06/25/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the human...
12:24, 05/02/2019

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian refugees The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it ...
03:36, 06/26/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But wh...
04:12, 05/08/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Yemen food aid, IDs for Rohingya, protect fleeing Malians, Nagasaki Peace Ceremony Our main stories: ‘Promote’ indigenous peoples’ languages urges Guterres; WFP resumes Yemen food aid; 500,000 Rohingya ID cards issued; Malians fleei...
22:12, 08/09/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
03:48, 07/16/2019

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries ...
11:36, 07/23/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
08:12, 06/15/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Photo of Salvadoran refugees shows power of still images NEW YORK (AP) — From Bosnia to West Africa, she has witnessed tragedy. But the photo of two drowned Salvadoran refugees this week still left Corinne ...
11:36, 06/27/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an ...
17:24, 05/18/2019

Iranians criticize deputy FM over remarks on Afghan refugees TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have harshly criticized the country’s deputy foreign minister after he threatened to expel Afghan refugees from Ir...
21:24, 05/09/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up ...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
14:38, 04/28/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Judge: U.S. rule change for refugees undermines federal law A federal judge in California has blocked a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants arriving at the ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many ...
19:48, 08/08/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as m...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million d...
11:24, 06/19/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
19:12, 06/19/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
04:12, 08/06/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
23:48, 06/24/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
20:12, 06/17/2019

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on M...
17:48, 07/01/2019

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper...
16:48, 08/18/2019

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for supp...
23:12, 07/30/2019

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the s...
18:12, 06/22/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has fo...
13:12, 06/27/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that bri...
13:36, 07/01/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into...
01:00, 08/14/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
23:24, 06/24/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seek...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germa...
14:33, 04/28/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly falteri...
19:24, 08/09/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect...
09:39, 04/29/2019

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refug...
16:48, 06/20/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo T...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
18:36, 06/07/2019

This German city had few foreigners. Then refugees changed it in some surprising ways. To some locals in a community on the Polish border, the refugees offer salvation after decades of devastating population decline. To others, the new ...
18:48, 07/18/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and...
21:48, 06/23/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lamp...
16:36, 07/07/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science ph...
16:48, 06/03/2019

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, ...
09:36, 08/16/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginn...
17:12, 05/05/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
15:24, 06/12/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle ...
22:12, 06/26/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to car...
14:24, 07/31/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Tie...
16:12, 05/05/2019

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catho...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "qui...
15:00, 08/06/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria's showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the "cross of humanity," after he urged the m...
10:00, 05/06/2019

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of...
01:36, 07/03/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) o...
06:12, 07/02/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
00:00, 05/25/2019

UN warns of possible new war crimes in Myanmar Special rapporteur tells of abductions and torture of civilians by Myanmar military and insurgent groupHuman rights abuses that may amount to fresh w...
15:48, 07/04/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individual...
21:24, 07/10/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejec...
14:38, 04/28/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election ove...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
18:48, 08/14/2019

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on ...
22:24, 06/10/2019

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State ...
22:48, 07/30/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monit...
02:12, 06/03/2019

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the co...
14:36, 08/08/2019

| Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe despite ICC ban Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game's world body....
09:48, 08/08/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre...
01:12, 07/06/2019

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021....
03:12, 06/02/2019

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWi...
10:00, 07/18/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crack...
07:24, 05/07/2019

War criminals among us: inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ic...
18:36, 07/08/2019

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Di...
10:24, 07/02/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by...
22:36, 06/25/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates acco...
18:36, 08/07/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's ...
00:48, 08/15/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is c...
14:33, 04/28/2019

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in...
15:24, 05/27/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption c...
00:36, 07/16/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure...
15:12, 05/14/2019

Warner’s 166 leads Australia to 381-5 vs Bangladesh NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — David Warner hit a tournament-best 166 as Australia posted 381-5 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup on Thursday. ...
16:36, 06/20/2019

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh wa...
22:48, 07/02/2019

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was g...
13:24, 06/18/2019

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader ha...
04:12, 06/08/2019

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold t...
18:24, 06/04/2019

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes...
06:00, 05/29/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnes...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar plane lands without front wheel The Myanmar National Airlines pilot landed the passenger jet using only its rear wheels. He was forced to make the precarious landing after an emerge...
13:12, 05/12/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.    ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part...
07:12, 05/07/2019

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Mus...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Who Was Most Opposed to Freeing 2 Reporters in Myanmar? Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar’s de facto civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a former prisoner herself, resisted pressure to release the journalists, becoming angry whe...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Myanmar frees 2 imprisoned Reuters reporters The chief of Yangon's Insein Prison says two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country's Officials Secrets Act have been relea...
05:12, 05/07/2019

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way “This year’s flood is the worst in my life,” said a lawmaker from an affected township, which was drowned by 30 inches of water in two days amid mons...
23:00, 08/12/2019

At Least 22 Killed Due To Myanmar landslide, Many Feared Missing At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the se...
09:48, 08/10/2019

'Everything is gone': Dozens dead, missing after Myanmar landslide Rescue workers pulled bodies from the rubble of homes in a village in Myanmar on Saturday where a landslide a day earlier killed at least 32 people,...
15:48, 08/10/2019

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Krista...
21:36, 07/01/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian group...
05:00, 05/02/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
14:48, 06/19/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
18:36, 07/12/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before in...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Train crash kills 4, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four peop...
10:00, 06/24/2019

Sri Lanka To Dedicate Third Bangladesh ODI To Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday it would invite Nuwan Kulasekara to witness the game at the R. Premadasa Stadium, and arrange a cerem...
20:48, 07/29/2019

2nd ODI: Sri Lanka Seal Series Against Bangladesh With Easy Win Avishka Fernando hit a quick-fire half-century as Sri Lanka eased to a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second one-day international to seal t...
02:00, 07/29/2019

At least 15 dead as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from ...
02:48, 05/05/2019

Clinical Sri Lanka Whitewash "Negative" Bangladesh Former captain Angelo Mathews led Sri Lanka with 87 off 90 balls, guiding the side to 294-8 before Dasun Shanaka backed his 30 off 14 with three wick...
16:24, 08/01/2019

Bangladesh floods to slash 400,000 T from rice harvest Floods have washed away crops in Bangladesh that would have yielded nearly 400,000 tonnes of rice, according to estimates from the agriculture minist...
23:00, 08/07/2019

At Least 5 Die, Over 100 Injured In Bangladesh As Train On Bridge Derails A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties insid...
09:36, 06/24/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that rel...
01:48, 07/12/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next "growth stars" Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growi...
11:36, 06/11/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growi...
14:12, 06/11/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar official says runaway monk 'incited hatred' against Suu Kyi A Myanmar official on Tuesday told a court that a nationalist Buddhist monk, Wirathu, who has evaded arrest on sedition charges, "incited hatred" aga...
15:24, 06/18/2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, i...
13:48, 08/05/2019

UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a decree by the government. A UN investigator warns the army could...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce th...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Filmmaker Charged Over Facebook Posts About Military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial ...
12:12, 07/18/2019

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would hel...
21:12, 06/29/2019

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN on its own conduct in Myanmar has con...
22:24, 06/17/2019

'We're not afraid to lead': Myanmar’s displaced find a new voice Fearful for their safety, many of the 241,000 people forced from their homes by conflict in Myanmar are reluctant to go back. Now campaigners are mob...
10:24, 08/01/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates fr...
11:24, 05/07/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring cou...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.R...
04:36, 06/21/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough...
18:12, 07/18/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 1...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans t...
09:12, 05/30/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
11:48, 07/15/2019

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nati...
16:12, 05/29/2019

American Arrested Over 20-Acre Cannabis Plantation in Myanmar Facebook photos led the police to the large cannabis operation near Mandalay. Its supporters said it was an industrial hemp operation. The authoritie...
14:33, 04/28/2019

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warr...
14:36, 05/29/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online ca...
16:36, 07/07/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families afte...
13:12, 05/07/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Z...
20:48, 06/27/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community mus...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Foreign Pressure on Myanmar Prompted Journalists' Release Myanmar’s concern that its global standing was being tarnished prompted the government to release two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from prison,...
20:36, 05/07/2019

UN urges countries to cut ties with Myanmar, calls for prosecution The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar’s armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top ge...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is inve...
18:24, 05/07/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty...
17:36, 05/08/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
19:48, 05/08/2019

11 Injured As Plane Slides Off Runway After Storm In Myanmar Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the c...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Myanmar plane with 89 on board lands without front wheels Pilot praised after touching down successfully at Mandalay despite failure of landing gear A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing...
08:00, 05/13/2019

UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military BANGKOK (AP) — An international fact-finding mission is urging that countries cut off all business with Myanmar’s military as part of efforts t...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalt...
18:24, 05/21/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists' release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a "very dire sit...
15:12, 05/07/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists’ release, with a caveat The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a “very dire sit...
14:36, 05/07/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spe...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from priso...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan childre...
20:12, 04/29/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host c...
14:38, 04/28/2019

2 Somali refugees arrested in Arizona allegedly trying to board flight to Egypt to join ISIS: report The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday that two Somalians who had lived in the United States as refugees were arrested in Arizona last week ...
15:36, 07/30/2019

More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government off...
18:48, 07/23/2019

Bangladesh court sentences 9 to death for ‘94 Hasina attack A court in Bangladesh has sentenced nine opposition activists to death and 25 others to life in prison for an attack on a train carrying political le...
06:24, 07/04/2019

Bangladesh train derails over bridge; five people killed A passenger train carrying at least 2,000 people derailed as it was crossing a bridge in Bangladesh on Monday killing five people and injuring more t...
13:36, 06/24/2019

Bangladesh Doctor Says He Was Moved After Criticising Cricket Captain Mohsin Uddin, a deputy secretary of the country's health ministry who signed the transfer order, said it was "only an administrative decision", and r...
17:36, 06/30/2019

Bangladesh v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the 10.30am BST match at SouthamptonCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsDrop Daniel a line | Tweet @DanielHarris 10.06...
11:12, 06/24/2019

| Bangladesh rest off-form Tamim for Afghan Test Bangladesh have decided to rest out-of-form opener Tamim Iqbal for next month's one-off Test against Afghanistan following a request from the player....
17:36, 08/17/2019

Pakistan v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sEngland qualify for the semi-finals – The Spin podcastAnd you can email your thoughts to Rob 11.09a...
12:24, 07/05/2019

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties...
16:48, 08/18/2019

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Expe...
21:24, 07/10/2019

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic"...
00:36, 07/04/2019

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-po...
19:12, 08/01/2019

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital ...
21:00, 06/27/2019

World Cup 2019, Bangladesh vs India: When And Where To Watch Live Bangladesh, who have impressed everyone by punching above their weight in the World Cup 2019, can't afford to lose any of their two remaining matches...
14:12, 07/01/2019

31 Fishermen Missing In Bay Of Bengal, 13 Rescued From Bangladesh Waters A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying...
20:36, 07/07/2019

BJP Accuses Bengal Government Of Trying To Create ''West Bangladesh'' The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his cont...
19:48, 07/14/2019

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected b...
19:48, 07/14/2019

Bangladesh Hire Vettori, Langeveldt As Bowling Coaches Daniel Vettori, New Zealand's record wicket-taker, will work for 100 days leading up to next year's World Twenty20 in Australia starting with Novembe...
11:12, 07/28/2019

Bangladesh: eight lynched over false rumours of child sacrifices Police use loudspeakers to counter online reports that children were being killed for bridge-building projectEight people have been killed in vigilan...
06:36, 07/25/2019

Bangladesh v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at EdgbastonCounty cricket: the action from around the grounds – live!And you can email Daniel here or tweet...
13:36, 07/02/2019

Team Profile, Bangladesh: The Tigers Yet To Roar At This Level Bangladesh have not been able to justify their long existence at the One-day International level and World Cup 2019 comes as another chance to redeem...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh o...
09:12, 05/04/2019

Cyclone Fani Kills at Least 15 People in India and Bangladesh (DHAKA, Bangladesh) — A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a ...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Powerful cyclone leaves 34 dead in India, 15 in Bangladesh Relief officials say a rare summer cyclone that tore through parts of South Asia last week killed at least 34 people in India and another 15 in neigh...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Sweet food, bitter effect in India and Bangladesh Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain po...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolWorld Cup standings: view the tournament table hereSend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com ...
11:12, 06/11/2019

England v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the 12th matchTable: the latest standings | Listen to The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 10...
11:24, 06/08/2019

Bangladesh v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEmail your thoughts to Nick here or t...
14:12, 06/05/2019

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country...
00:36, 06/03/2019

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 11.39am BST ...
12:48, 06/02/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for ...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges ...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing i...
10:48, 05/29/2019

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the he...
10:24, 05/29/2019

Bangladesh President To Attend PM Modi's Oath Ceremony Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 during his three-day visit to India, a top presiden...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina Won't Attend PM's Swearing-In For Second Time For a second time, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will miss Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 as she will be on a three-n...
15:36, 05/27/2019

Bangladesh slum fire destroys thousands of homes The huge blaze razed around 2,000 tin shacks in a crowded Dhaka slum, making at least 3,000 people homeless. Fires are frequent — and many a time dea...
16:48, 08/18/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a comp...
16:12, 06/17/2019

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytne...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, be...
20:48, 06/11/2019

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages o...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Hardline Myanmar monk's supporters protest arrest warrant Hundreds of supporters of Myanmar nationalist monk Wirathu protested at the country's most sacred Buddhist pagoda on Thursday against a warrant issue...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters reporters jailed for Secrecy Act crime Two Reuters journalists have been freed from prison after they were convicted of breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act over reporting on security f...
07:24, 05/07/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spendin...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Yangon, Myanmar Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport, injuring at leas...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from priso...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar cuts internet to Rakhine state amid unrest UN special rapporteur says blackout has led to rights violations and a ‘clearance operation’ was taking placeMore than a million people in Myanmar’s ...
12:24, 06/25/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the U...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK's Hunt Britain welcomed Myanmar's release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ...
18:36, 05/07/2019

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know...
14:48, 07/12/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana ...
22:36, 05/21/2019

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport using only its rear wheels a...
09:24, 05/12/2019

Myanmar Plane In Emergency Touchdown As Landing Gear Fails A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morn...
11:12, 05/12/2019

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country's Muslim minority and for critici...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, an...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway in Myanmar; 4 injured Biman Bangladesh Airlines says one of its planes has skidded off the runway while landing at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, injuring at leas...
20:48, 05/08/2019

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it di...
07:36, 06/18/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison: witnesses Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
05:12, 05/07/2019

Silk Road sweeteners: China woos Myanmar's NLD with junkets The National League for Democracy was forged in an uprising against one-party rule. Its activists spent years in jail under Myanmar's military junta....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terribl...
14:24, 05/03/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum Fire broke out in Dhaka’s Mirpur district on Friday, destroying almost 2,000 tin shacks, officials sayAt least 10,000 people are homeless after a mas...
11:48, 08/18/2019

India, Bangladesh: Cyclone Fani leaves thousands homeless Emergency teams across north east India and in Bangladesh are working to repair water and energy supplies after Cyclone Fani. Buildings, communities ...
19:12, 05/05/2019

Cyclone Fani: 12 dead as Bangladesh and India assess damage More than two million people in at-risk areas were moved into shelters, saving livesThe strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least ...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100 - police A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties insid...
08:12, 06/24/2019

The Englishman looking to make football bigger than cricket in Bangladesh | Ben Fisher Jamie Day, a former Arsenal trainee, goes into World Cup qualifiers aiming high as manager of BangladeshSouth Korea, Indonesia, Cambodia and then Tha...
14:12, 06/05/2019

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a to...
07:24, 07/09/2019

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burn...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Tata Motors To Supply 200 Units Of The Hexa To The Bangladesh Army Tata Motors today announced that it has won an order for supplying over 200 units of the Tata Hexa four-wheel drive SUV in Bangladesh. The order come...
16:12, 07/08/2019

| Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as o...
01:24, 07/25/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigne...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Liam Plunkett expects England to rise above ‘niggly’ Bangladesh • Bangladesh appeals and vocal fans to test England • ‘We let ourselves down in the field against Pakistan’The days of Bangladesh being World Cup pus...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb ...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing th...
12:12, 07/19/2019

Bangladesh Chase Gave Us Butterflies, Accepts Aaron Finch Mushfiqur Rahim played a brilliant knock of unbeaten 102 and was well supported by Mahmudullah (69) during the course of their chase against Australi...
10:24, 06/21/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Banglad...
09:48, 07/16/2019

Bangladesh Sack Coach Steve Rhodes After Lacklustre World Cup Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed coach Steve Rhodes will not travel with the team to Sri Lanka, where Bangladesh will play three ODIs later this mo...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential ra...
19:48, 07/15/2019

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy ra...
19:12, 06/11/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment...
02:24, 05/30/2019

| Bangladesh captain tells fans to ease World Cup 'hype' Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has called on the country's fans to douse their expectations for the World Cup and avoid putting unwanted pressu...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside ...
16:24, 07/14/2019

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, ...
14:48, 08/18/2019

Bangladesh's mainstream pupils more radical than Islamic school graduates A police study has revealed that more than half of the country's radicalized students complete their education in general schools. Experts say the go...
15:12, 06/27/2019

Pilot On Way To Pick Up Bangladesh PM Didn't Carry Passport, Sent Back A Bangladesh pilot, who flew a special plane to bring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina back from Finland after her three-nation visit, was caught without...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Bangladesh v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the World Cup match at TauntonCounty cricket – live! Follow the latest around the groundsAnd you can email John here or tweet him here 1...
12:36, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs India: Kuldeep Yadav, Indian Bowler To Watch With the pitches around England getting progressively tired with many matches and the sun drying them out, spinners can play a crucial role as the Wo...
14:12, 07/01/2019

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to ki...
00:12, 07/04/2019

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received...
09:24, 07/03/2019

World Cup 2019 Live: Windies, Bangladesh Eye Top 4 Spot With A Victory West Indies Vs Bangladesh Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: After suffering two defeats in their last three matches, both West Indies and Bangl...
11:12, 06/17/2019

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each ...
22:48, 06/11/2019

India vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium India stay at Edgbaston, where they lost their first World Cup 2019 match to England on Sunday. India will meet Bangladesh at the same venue on Tuesd...
14:12, 07/01/2019

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on...
16:24, 06/14/2019

How to Watch India vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Live Stream World Cup cricket score and live streaming for the India vs Bangladesh match is available via a variety of sources. How to watch Bangladesh vs India ...
12:36, 07/02/2019

Cyclone batters Bangladesh after major disaster averted in India Cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction in eastern India but evacuations appeared to have saved many lives. The weakened storm is now threatening lo...
17:24, 05/04/2019

Shamima Begum would face death penalty in Bangladesh, says minister Family lawyer says chances of Begum being sent to country are ‘vanishingly remote’Shamima Begum could face the death penalty for involvement in terro...
16:00, 05/04/2019

World Cup Live: Shakib, Mushfiqur Fifties Consolidate Bangladesh Live Cricket Score 2019 World Cup, SA vs BAN, ICC Cricket Live Score: Captain Faf du Plessis has asked his side to make amends for the painful start....
14:24, 06/02/2019

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Banglades...
14:48, 06/15/2019

India assesses damage as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials are trying to find out if there are any casualties from Cyclone Fani, after one of the biggest storms to hit the ea...
13:12, 05/04/2019

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and...
07:48, 08/05/2019

Myanmar Doctor-Turned-Model Hits Back At Ban Over Lingerie Photos A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with p...
14:48, 06/15/2019

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and e...
16:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Ro...
08:48, 07/17/2019

2 Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
09:48, 05/07/2019

World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar's divided Rakhine Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when...
07:00, 05/07/2019

North Korea, China and Russia arm Myanmar’s military despite genocide accusations, U.N. says The most extensive study on the military’s financing to date also found that dozens of Myanmar companies donated more than $10 million to the militar...
20:12, 08/05/2019

'Until her bones are broken': Myanmar activists fight to outlaw domestic violence Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She h...
02:48, 08/16/2019

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent just...
10:12, 07/06/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on Ma...
23:36, 05/08/2019

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk Myanmar's most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead ...
07:36, 06/18/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
14:38, 04/28/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a ye...
05:12, 05/08/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several year...
20:24, 06/19/2019

Myanmar lawmakers debate proposals to curb military political power Myanmar’s parliament on Tuesday began debating amendments to the constitution aimed at reducing the military’s role in politics, amid objections from...
14:00, 07/30/2019

| 'Dead livestock and water running out' in Myanmar village under army lockdown Rakhine villagers trapped by a Myanmar army lockdown said they are fast running out of water as the operation against suspected ethnic rebels - which...
01:24, 05/15/2019

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary...
12:24, 08/16/2019

'People are dying': U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar's Rakhine state A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and...
09:36, 05/15/2019

Cyclone Fani’s death toll rises as storm hovers over Bangladesh Cyclone Fani’s death toll is rising as the storm hovers over the coast of southwestern Bangladesh. At least 12 people in eastern India were killed wh...
19:36, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in...
23:24, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, 17 injured A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane skidded off the runway when it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuri...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Bangladesh elections: Hold those responsible accountable for ‘violent attacks and intimidation’ Violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh “before, during and after” 30 December elections have prompted the United Nations human ri...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Floods Triggered By Heavy Seasonal Rains Claim 108 Lives In Bangladesh Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have claimed at least 108 lives in Bangladesh, a di...
11:48, 08/04/2019

Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack Bangladesh security forces on Monday killed at least two people suspected of belonging to an Islamist militant group behind a deadly cafe attack in D...
10:48, 04/29/2019

Onion prices surge in Bangladesh on floods, lower Indian supply Onion prices in Bangladesh have doubled over the past two weeks after floods ravaged the crop and as imports from top supplier India became expensive...
12:36, 07/24/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional met...
11:48, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thur...
14:00, 07/18/2019

World Cup 2019 Live: Nabi Removes Dangerous Iqbal, Bangladesh 2 Down Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh will look to thrash Afghanistan to keep their hopes alive of semi-finals...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan escapes potential England vs Bangladesh ban Eoin Morgan is available for England's crucial Cricket World Cup clash against Bangladesh on Saturday after being cleared of over-rate offences in ye...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Bangladesh Student Gets 42 Years Jail For Terror Attack On Australia Host A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of ISIS was jailed for 42 years Wednesday ...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project -document A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefi...
08:24, 06/24/2019

Bangladesh vs India live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Having failed to seal their place in the semi-finals on Sunday after suffering their first defeat of the 2019 Cricket World Cup to England, India wil...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual har...
17:12, 06/16/2019

Rare Indian Grey Wolf Killed In Bangladesh After 1st Sighting In Decades The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife e...
14:12, 06/16/2019

India-Bangladesh Border Talks To Be Held In Dhaka Next Week: Report The border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will discuss several issues, including those related to cross-border crimes, as their director gen...
13:36, 06/08/2019

Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With a win margin of over 300 runs needed to leapfrog New Zealand and take the last remaining  2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final spot, Pakistan&...
10:48, 07/05/2019

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer...
00:12, 07/03/2019

In India vs Bangladesh Match Today, One Common Link - Rabindranath Tagore During the India vs Bangladesh World Cup match today, the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham reverberated with two Bengali national anthems. The fact th...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Shakib's Ton Inspires Bangladesh Chase Mammoth Total vs West Indies Shakib Al Hasan blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Ta...
09:24, 06/18/2019

Packed train ride turns deadly after carriages derail in Bangladesh At least five people were killed and 100 injured when a packed express train derailed in Bangladesh, leaving carriages dangling upside down in a mudd...
20:12, 06/24/2019

Bangladesh-Born Actor Joins BJP; "International Party," Mocks Trinamool A Bangladesh born actor who became a superstar 30 years ago has now joined the BJP in Kolkata. Anju Ghosh was the star of Bangladesh's biggest blockb...
10:36, 06/06/2019

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll i...
15:00, 07/15/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium South Africa stay at the Kennington Oval, where they were drubbed by 104 runs by hosts England, as they prepare to meet Bangladesh in their second Wo...
12:36, 06/01/2019

Bangladesh Madrasas Told To Appoint Women Mentors After Teen Set On Fire Bangladesh has ordered state-funded Islamic seminaries to appoint female mentors to prevent violence against women and children, an official said Thu...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
19:36, 07/03/2019

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist...
22:24, 07/06/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 ot...
14:36, 07/15/2019

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged i...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation o...
21:12, 06/24/2019

Myanmar citizens deported from Singapore over alleged insurgent ties remanded in custody Six Myanmar nationals deported from Singapore over alleged links to an ethnic minority insurgent group were remanded in custody in Yangon on Friday, ...
11:48, 07/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Mya...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data ne...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after front wheel failure YANGON — A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane fai...
22:36, 05/13/2019

India book semi-final spot as 28-run win dumps Bangladesh out of Cricket World Cup India returned to winning ways as a 28-run victory over Bangladesh confirmed their place in the World Cup semi-finals and eliminated their Asian neig...
02:36, 07/03/2019

England vs Bangladesh: Hosts bounce back from Pakistan defeat with clinical 106-run win in Cardiff Explosive with the bat, then rapid with the ball, England brushed Bangladesh aside in a clinical showing in Cardiff. It was, after defeat to Pakistan...
22:36, 06/08/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were move...
00:36, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh vs India live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere There's no doubt that India are favourites to beat Bangladesh in their 2019 Cricket World Cup match today. But we'll get to see whether the...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh o...
12:24, 05/04/2019