President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to halt violence against a Muslim minority but praised economic and political reforms in the formerly pariah nation that is emerging as a US ally in China's backyard. First Post.com, 9 hours ago
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SITTWE RESCUERS were on Tuesday searching for 58 missing Rohingya Muslims whose boat capsized in western Myanmar as they fled a looming cyclone, state media said, as the storm threatened thousands living in makeshift camps. The boat, which sank ...Qatar Tribune, 5 days ago Boat capsizes in Myanmar; 58 Rohingyas missing DAWN Group, 6 days ago 58 confirmed missing in boat accident: state media Mizzima News, 6 days ago Rohingya boats sink off Myanmar The Nation Pakistan, 6 days ago
Authorities in Myanmar struggled on Wednesday to evacuate tens of thousands of people, most of them Rohingya Muslims, before a cyclone reaches camps in low-lying regions that have been their home since ethnic and religious unrest last year. Cyclone ...Reuters, 6 days ago Cyclone threatens Myanmar Sunday Star-Times, 6 days ago Myanmar tries to outrace cyclone IOL, 5 days ago Myanmar authorities struggle to evacuate camps as cyclone nears Abu Dhabi National, 6 days ago
The Burmese government on Monday morning began to relocate some of the thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims stuck in camps in western Burma, as a tropical cyclone moves closer to battering the conflict-torn region, according to local sources. ...DVB, 1 week ago Human Rights Watch: Burma: Cyclone Threatens Displaced Muslims Huffington Post, 6 days ago Burma's Displaced Vulnerable to Looming Cyclone Radio Free Asia, 6 days ago Myanmar cyclone threatens displaced Muslims Prokerala, 1 week ago
A woman from the Pauktaw township carries her son in a Rohingya internally displaced persons camp outside Sittwe on Wednesday. (Photo: Reuters) A massive evacuation to clear low-lying camps ahead of a cyclone has run into a potentially deadly snag: ...Zaman, 5 days ago Myanmar moves internal refugees as cyclone nears MSN Philippines, 1 week ago Myanmar moves internal refugees as... XinMsn, 1 week ago Myanmar refugees flee path of cyclone Japan Times, 1 week ago
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The Myanmar government had planned to move some 38,000 internally displaced people, most of them Rohingya Muslims, who have complained of severe abuse at the hands of the Burmese Army. Authorities in Myanmar struggled on Wednesday to evacuate tens ...Christian Science Monitor, 6 days ago Evacuation under way in Myanmar, Muslims reject World Bulletin, 6 days ago
May 15 - Rohingya Muslims living in huts face threats of deadly weather. Julie Noce reports. ( Transcript ) More Videos Reuters Today: Anaemic German growth unlikely to lift Europe 2:00am EDT(07:48) Bird's eye view of spire being set 1:18am ...Reuters, 6 days ago
Several boats carrying Rohingya Muslims have capsized off western Burma leaving many people missing, aid agencies say. The boats, said to be carrying about 100 passengers, were evacuating people ahead of a powerful Cyclone Mahasen. The vessels ...BBC, 1 week ago
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENTA Muslim woman, displaced by recent violence in Kyukphyu township, cries after arriving at the Thaechaung refugee camp outside of Sittwe in this October 28, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/SoeReuters, 6 days ago
The approaching storm is a tropical depression named Mahasen and is expected to strengthen into a cyclone and threatens a region of Myanmar where about 140,000 victims of ethnic and religious unrest are living in camps.India Today, 1 week ago
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