Rohingya refugees

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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 07:30 GMT

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Myanmar, Bangladesh to cooperate on Rohingya refugee repatriation

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 05:07 GMT

Myanmar and Bangladesh on Tuesday agreed to cooperate on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees and took steps to boost border security.

Rohingya refugee camps on the brink of a 'health disaster': MSF

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 09:54 GMT

Bangladesh's refugee camps are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned.

India sends relief materials for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 01:05 GMT

India on Thursday began Operation Insaniyat to provide humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees fleeing the violence in Myanmar.

Bangladeshis pitch in to aid 'Muslim brothers' fleeing unrest

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 01:09 GMT

Sajeed Hassan is spending his school holidays volunteering in a kitchen that provides hot meals to Rohingya refugees.

UNHCR says 270,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in past two weeks

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 09:40 GMT

An estimated 270,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in the past two weeks and sought refuge in Bangladesh.

UN says more than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 02:05 GMT

More than a quarter of a million mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since fresh violence erupted in Myanmar last October.