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Raped Rohingya women due to give birth in refugee camps

Raped Rohingya women due to give birth in refugee camps

UN expects 25,000 babies will be born in May-June at refugee camps after 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar’s crackdown last year. Thousands of Rohingya women, some of whom were raped during a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in August last year, are due to give birth. More than 700,000 majority-Muslim Rohingya have sought refuge in […]

May 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
Myanmar minister hopes to visit Rohingya in refugee camps

Myanmar minister hopes to visit Rohingya in refugee camps

The Myanmar state minister overseeing the planned repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh said Thursday he hopes to talk to them when he makes a visit there this month. Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye will be the first Myanmar cabinet minister to visit the camps since […]

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Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Sep 03, – Ugly scenes erupted meanwhile in Hungary as migrants refused to get off a train to be moved to a camp, prompting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to lash out at Germany over its handling of the spiralling situation. Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought […]

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Turkey, US agree Assad needs to go for a free Syria

Turkey, US agree Assad needs to go for a free Syria

May 17, AP – In a rainy press conference in the White House’s Rose Garden Thursday, Obama reaffirmed to his NATO ally that the United States is committed to mutual security. He also expressed his condolences for last weekend’s deadly bombings in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli. On Syria, Obama said: “We’re going to keep increasing the pressure […]

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EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

May 15, AP – The European Union made the first major pledge ahead of Wednesday’s international donor conference, aiming to drum up funds for war-torn Mali. After talks with Mali’s interim president, Dioncounda Traore, European commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told reporters about the bloc’s plans. The European Union has pledged more than half a […]

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