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Bangladesh minister speaks of ‘genocide’ in Burma’s Rakhine

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bangladesh’s foreign minister said Sunday that genocide was being waged in Myanmar’s violence-racked Rakhine state, triggering an exodus of nearly 300,000 Muslim [...]
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Muslim nations condemn Burma’s ‘brutal acts’

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday condemned Myanmar for “systematic brutal acts” against its Muslim Rohingya minority and asked it to accept [...]
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Rohingya rebels call one-month Burma ceasefire as exodus grows

Rohingya rebels call one-month Burma ceasefire as exodus grows

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rohingya militants in Myanmar, whose raids sparked an army crackdown that has seen nearly 300,000 Muslim Rohingya flee to Bangladesh, on Sunday declared a unilateral [...]
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Burma accused of laying mines after refugee injuries

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International [...]
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Government silent after Burma militants declare truce

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Review Journal | 6:00 AM

Rohingya insurgents, whose attack on Myanmar security forces last month triggered savage military reprisals, declared a monthlong truce Sunday as refugees continued to flood [...]
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Critics circle Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

World leaders, NGOs and fellow peace prize winners speak out over Aung San Suu Kyi’s response to the Rohingya crisis. Myanmar’s Nobel Peace Prize winning Aung San [...]
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Rohingya crisis: Burma rebuffs rebel ceasefire

12-Sep-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Myanmar has brushed off a one-month unilateral ceasefire announced by a Rohingya militant group in Rakhine. The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) announced a truce on [...]
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Indonesia, Malaysia Destroying Foreign Boats to Defend Maritime Claims

Indonesia, Malaysia Destroying Foreign Boats to Defend Maritime Claims

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 7:00 AM

Indonesia and Malaysia are reminding foreigners of their often overlooked claims in the crowded, contested South China Sea by destroying foreign boats that take fish from [...]
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Thousands in Pakistan protest Rohingya killings in Burma

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Pakistan’s major cities Friday to condemn a crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, with many carrying placards stating [...]
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MMEA stepping up patrols in anticipation of Rohingya refugees influx

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is ramping up its patrols in several areas in preparation of a probable influx of displaced Rohingya refugees fleeing the [...]
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Red Shirt’s Jamal leads Rohingya protest outside Burma embassy

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Some 100 Rohingya people staged a peaceful rally in front of the Myanmar Embassy here today urging the government of the nation to put an end to the crisis in the Rakhine [...]
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Factbox: Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as 270,000 Rohingya flee Burma

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

About 270,000 Muslim Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar have sought refuge in Bangladesh in the past two weeks, a spokeswoman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said [...]
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UN says 270,000 Rohingya fled Burma in past two weeks

UN says 270,000 Rohingya fled Burma in past two weeks

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An estimated 270,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in the past two weeks and sought refuge in Bangladesh, where two existing refugee camps are “bursting at the [...]
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US: Burma should respond responsibly to attacks on security forces

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Ewn.co.za/ | 6:00 AM

A senior official of the US State Department says Washington saw shortcomings on the part of the security forces and the government in dealing with the situation in Rakhine. [...]
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Defence supplies from India helpful: VietnamThe Economic Times

11-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

After India’s denial that it has already supplied BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles to Vietnam, Hanoi has underlined the significance of defence ties between the two [...]
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