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Aung San Suu Kyi's comments spark rebuke from US

Aung San Suu Kyi's comments spark rebuke from US

The Myanmar leader's comments that the jailing of two Reuters journalists could appeal their seven-year sentences has prompted criticism from the US.

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Children orphaned, not abandoned, point to a Rohingya tragedy
Myanmar

Children orphaned, not abandoned, point to a Rohingya tragedy

Aid workers had thought that most parentless children in the massive refugee camps were simply separated from their parents. The truth is much darker.

  • by Michael Bachelard
Silent pain: Rohingya rape survivors' babies quietly emerge
Myanmar

Silent pain: Rohingya rape survivors' babies quietly emerge

Ten months after the Myanmar military's campaign of rape against the Rohingya, the babies conceived during those assaults have been born.

  • by Kristen Gelineau
UN, Myanmar agree outline of Rohingya return deal
United Nations

UN, Myanmar agree outline of Rohingya return deal

The UN said it had struck an outline deal with Myanmar aimed at eventually allowing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh to return safely.

'A disaster within a disaster': aid groups brace for Bangladesh monsoon
Bangladesh

'A disaster within a disaster': aid groups brace for Bangladesh monsoon

The monsoon rains have begun, and the impact on the nearly one million Rohingya refugees could be devastating.

  • by James Massola
UN team arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees
Myanmar

UN team arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya refugees

A UN delegation has arrived in Bangladesh  to get a firsthand look at the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar.

  • by Julhas Alam
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Turnbull government to commit $15 million to Rohingya crisis
Federal budget

Turnbull government to commit $15 million to Rohingya crisis

The Turnbull government will spend $15 million on humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya crisis in the May budget.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Bangladesh rejects Myanmar's Rohingya resettlement claim
Bangladesh

Bangladesh rejects Myanmar's Rohingya resettlement claim

Bangladesh's home minister said Myanmar's claim that the family had been "repatriated" was false, noting the family had never reached Bangladeshi territory.

Myanmar takes back single Rohingya family despite UN concerns
Myanmar

Myanmar takes back single Rohingya family despite UN concerns

Myanmar has accepted what appears to be the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled military-led violence.

'Heated words': Myanmar minister meets Rohingya refugees
Myanmar

'Heated words': Myanmar minister meets Rohingya refugees

On Thursday Malcolm Turnbull conceded there was a risk the crisis could lead to some Rohingya seeking to come to Australia with people smugglers.

  • by Tofayel Ahmad
Seven Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre
Myanmar

Seven Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

The massacre was one of several reported by witnesses and Reuters reports whose court case comes up on Wednesday.

  • by Shoon Naing & Thu Thu Aung