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rohingya try to flee myanmar violence by entering bangladesh


thousands of ethnic rohingya muslims are trying to cross from myanmar into bangladesh, following an attack by rohingya militants in western myanmar that left 89 people dead in a dramatic escalation of communal violence that has plagued the region.






indonesia fm to urge myanmar to halt rohingya violence


foreign minister deployed to hold 'intensive communications' as anger grows in world's most populous muslim nation.






trump urges 'strong and swift' un action for rohingya


in strongest us response yet, vice president says violence against rohingya 'will sow seeds of hatred and chaos'.






not just rohingya, but also buddhists, flee myanmar violence


bangkok (ap) — violence in myanmar’s western rakhine state has driven thousands of ethnic rohingya muslims fleeing toward bangladesh for safety, along with a smaller exodus of ethnic rakhine buddhists. a majority of the country’s estimated 1 million rohingya live in the northern part of rakhine state, where rohingya insurgents launched coordinated attacks last week […]






the latest: eu demands myanmar halt violence on rohingya


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






as rohingya flee violence, myanmar's suu kyi skips un meet


with myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 rohingya to flee the country, the government said wednesday its leader, aung san suu kyi, will skip this month's u.n. general assembly.






18,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar into bangladesh


at least 18,000 rohingya muslims have fled fresh violence in myanmar and crossed into bangladesh in less than a week, with hundreds stranded in no man's land at the countries' border, the international organization for migration said wednesday.






as rohingya flee violence, myanmar's suu kyi skips un meet


with myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 rohingya to flee the country, the government said wednesday its leader, aung san suu kyi, will skip this month's u.n. general assembly meetings.






rohingya try to enter bangladesh to flee myanmar violence


cox’s bazar, bangladesh (ap) — thousands of ethnic rohingya muslims are trying to cross from myanmar into bangladesh following an attack by rohingya militants in western myanmar that left 89 people dead in a dramatic escalation of communal violence that has plagued the region. the militants launched the attacks overnight thursday on more than two […]






as rohingya flee violence, myanmar's suu kyi skips un meet


with myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven nearly 380,000 rohingya muslims to flee the country, the government said wednesday its leader, aung san suu kyi, will skip this month's u.n. general assembly meetings.






un agency: more reports of sexual violence against rohingya


geneva (ap) — the head of the u.n.’s migration agency is warning of increasing reports of sexual violence directed at rohingya muslims who have been fleeing violence in myanmar in recent weeks. director-general william lacy swing of the international organization for migration says he’s “shocked and concerned” about the reports of sexual and gender-based violence […]






18,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar into bangladesh


the international organization for migration said wednesday that 18,000 rohingya muslims have fled fresh violence in myanmar and crossed into bangladesh, with "hundreds and hundreds" stranded in no man's land at the countries' border.






myanmar: the perilous journey of rohingya refugees


recent upsurge in violence has forced about 146,000 rohingya to cross into bangladesh, according to un estimates.






myanmar: the perilous journey of rohingya refuges


recent upsurge in violence has forced about 146,000 rohingya to cross over into bangladesh, according to un estimates.






myanmar: the perilous journey of rohingya refugees


recent upsurge in violence has forced about 270,000 rohingya to cross into bangladesh, according to un estimates.






18,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar into bangladesh


at least 18,000 rohingya muslims have fled fresh violence in myanmar and crossed into bangladesh in less than a week, with hundreds stranded in no man's land at the countries' border, the international organization for migration said wednesday.sanjukta sahany, a spokeswoman for the organization...






un security council to discuss rohingya situation


meeting sought by uk and sweden as nearly 370,000 rohingya cross into bangladesh to flee violence in rakhine.






uk activists urge end to 'silent genocide' of rohingya


campaigners call on the british government to take stronger stance against myanmar over violence against the rohingya.






rohingya refugees storm bangladeshi border as pushback fails


about 1,000 ethnic rohingya villagers from myanmar forced their way monday into bangladesh after coming under fire from myanmar soldiers, in fallout from violence unleashed last week when rohingya insurgents attacked police posts in myanmar's western rakhine state.






un security council to discuss rohingya situation


meeting sought by uk and sweden as nearly 370,000 rohingya muslims cross into bangladesh to flee violence in rakhine.






dem senator shreds trump’s tax plan as a $2 trillion giveaway to corporate ameri


sen. jeff merkley (d-or) laced into president donald trump’s proposed tax plan on wednesday by pointing out that it amounts to a massive $2 trillion giveaway to corporate america. “trump’s 15% corporate tax rate plan would reduce federal revenue by $2 trillion over next 10 years,&#...






from india to malaysia, rohingya face hardship, uncertainty


recent violence in myanmar has driven hundreds of thousands of rohingya muslims to seek refuge across the border in bangladesh. but rohingya have been fleeing persecution in buddhist-majority myanmar for decades, and many who have made it to safety in other countries still face a precarious existence.






not just rohingya, but also buddhists, flee myanmar violence


violence in myanmar's western rakhine state has driven thousands of ethnic rohingya muslims fleeing toward bangladesh for safety, along with a smaller exodus of ethnic rakhine buddhists.






'deeply concerned': corporate america responds to trump's immigration ban


a chorus that began in silicon valley is gaining voices across corporate america, as more business leaders from other industries speak out against president donald trump's travel ban prohibiting entry of migrants from seven predominantly muslim countries or touted their commitments to diversity....






can corporate america afford to abandon trump?


can corporate america afford to abandon trump? this article originally appeared on the conversation. after campaigning as the candidate best able to work with business, president donald trump has shown he is anything but. a stream of resignations from high-level business counsels hit a crescendo recently when trump was forced to disband two executive councils. […]






can corporate america afford to abandon trump?


can corporate america afford to abandon trump? this article originally appeared on the conversation. after campaigning as the candidate best able to work with business, president donald trump has shown he is anything but. a stream of resignations from high-level business counsels hit a crescendo rec...






rohingya refugee numbers in bangladesh surge to 270,000


influx of rohingya muslim crossing the border into bangladesh due to increase in violence since august 25.






nearly 50,000 rohingya flee violence in myanmar


rohingya villages are being razed in rakhine state as the myanmar government steps up nationalist rhetoric.






the latest: unhcr says rohingya arrivals now at 290,000


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






the latest: rohingya rebels say foreign fighters not welcome


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






the latest: indonesia sends 34 tons of aid for rohingya


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






the latest: dalai lama says buddha would help rohingya


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):






thousands of rohingya flee myanmar for bangladesh


rohingya refugees arrive in overcrowded camps, fearing violence after the deployment of myanmar troops to rakhine state.






pope laments “persecutions” of rohingya muslims in myanmar


vatican city (ap) — pope francis is decrying persecution of rohingya muslims in myanmar and praying they receive “full rights.” the pontiff said sunday there was “sad news about the persecution of the religious minority of our rohingya brothers.” thousands of rohingya are trying to flee into bangladesh after escalated deadly violence at home. last […]






the latest: 9 bodies found after boat with rohingya capsizes


the latest on violence in myanmar's rakhine state and the flood of ethnic rohingya refugees into bangladesh (all times local):