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Kuwait will finance four-year university scholarships for a hundred girls from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh,

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling migrants and asylum seekers from Europe's borders.

Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

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Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

Authorities have called off the search for survivors of a disastrous ferry accident in Bangladesh.

Myanmar releases Australian couple from house arrest

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Myanmar releases Australian couple from house arrest

An Australian couple was kept on house arrest for two weeks after attempting to board a relief flight out of Myanmar in March.

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak starts appeal of corruption conviction

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Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak starts appeal of corruption conviction

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak was convicted on multi-million dollar corruption charges last year. Now, he launches his appeal against a hefty ...

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Three Rohingya killed in new blaze at Bangladesh camp

The blaze started in a market store at the Kutupalong camp, home to more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees, in the early hours and quickly spread to seven nearby shops.

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Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Comment: Given China's increasing power, the international community must act now to ensure that a Uighur genocide does not become become a ...

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UK and US sanction military-owned Myanmar conglomerate

The Myanmar military "controls significant segments of the country's economy through these holding firms."

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Myanmar junta justifies crackdown, accuses Suu Kyi of graft

At least 261 protesters have been killed since the Burmese military seized power last month.

15 dead in <em>Rohingya</em> camp blaze in Bangladesh: UN

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15 dead in Rohingya camp blaze in Bangladesh: UN

The fire has caused 'catastrophic' damage to the camp in Cox's Bazar and displaced tens of thousands.

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Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern ...

Suu Kyi lawyer rejects military graft claims as 'groundless'

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Suu Kyi lawyer rejects military graft claims as 'groundless'

Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyer rejected junta allegations of corruption

Myanmar military likely behind 'crimes against humanity': UN expert

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Myanmar military likely behind 'crimes against humanity': UN expert

The UN's top expert on rights in Myanmar said the country's military is likely committing "crimes against humanity" with full knowledge of ...

India to deport <em>Rohingya</em> Muslim refugees to military-ruled Myanmar

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India to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees to military-ruled Myanmar

Local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have been instructed to detain and deport Rohingya refugees.

Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

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Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe will also lobby the UAE and Saudi Arabia to help repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees.

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'The repression must stop,' envoy on Myanmar tells UN

The UN special envoy on Myanmar on Friday demanded an end to the military's 'repression' of protesters

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Fresh bloodshed in Myanmar as UN set to meet

The violence has brought condemnation from around the world.

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Refugees trickle across India border from Myanmar turmoil

Indian police said nine people crossed the 1,600-kilometre (1,000-mile) border into Mizoram state on the same day, three of them police refusing ...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

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Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

Myanmar's protesters hit the streets again in Yangon and Mandalay, after 38 people died in the bloodiest day of the crackdown against the ...

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Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed <em>Rohingya</em> Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by ...

In pictures: Photographs depict the <em>Rohingya</em> mental health crisis

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In pictures: Photographs depict the Rohingya mental health crisis

A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya ...

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale ...

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