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How geopolitics helped create the Rohingya crisis

Read more about How geopolitics helped create the Rohingya crisis on Business Standard. Although clashes and crises erupted in 2012, 2015 and 2016, the Myanmar authorities felt constrained by the m...

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Rohingya crisis: Pressurise Myanmar to take back refugees, Saudi Arabia urges international commu...

A top Saudi relief official on Thursday called for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in peace.

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Freedom Fighter Or Curse? The Man Behind The Rohingya Insurgency

To his foes, Ata Ullah is a reckless amateur who has brought untold misery to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya after launching an insurgency in Myanmar. But to supporters of the Arakan Rohingya Sa...

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Rohingya crisis weakens Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom

Read more about Rohingya crisis weakens Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom on Business Standard. Instead of talks of trade and reforms in Myanmar, officials travelling to Western countries we...

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Bangladesh's PM Sheikh Hasina at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

Bangladesh's prime minister on Thursday proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country. "Th...

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Bangladesh’s PM at UN urges ‘safe zones’ for Myanmar’s Rohingya

Bangladesh’s prime minister has proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country. “These peop...

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