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 2017-09-22 20:15 

Malay Mail Online

Social media hate speech aggravating Rohingya crisis, says US official... +

SITTWE, Sept 22 Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmars Rakhine state, a US official said today, urging the countrys better angels to show compassion for Rohingya Muslims who are...

 2017-09-22 19:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

US seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while UN eyes $200 mln for refugees... +

The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardise its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday...

 2017-09-22 17:58 

Business Standard

Fresh fire, bomb blast reported at Myanmar's Rakhine state... +

Region remains tense even after the mass exodus of several Rohingya Muslims to neighbouring country Bangladesh...

 2017-09-22 17:23 

Hindustan Times

Hindus in Bangladesh cutting Durga Puja expense to fund aid for Rohingyas... +

Bangladesh has been overwhelmed by Rohingya Muslims since violence erupted in Myanmars Rakhine state on August 25...

 2017-09-22 16:04 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Bangla Hindus to cut Durga Puja expense to aid Rohingyas... +

Bangladesh has been overwhelmed by Rohingya Muslims since violence erupted in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25....

 2017-09-22 15:00 

France 24

Fresh fires, bomb blast in Myanmar's Rakhine: gov't... +

Twenty homes caught fire and a bomb was detonated near a mosque in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the government said Friday, the latest unrest in a region that has seen hundreds of thousands of Rohinyga Muslims flee in under a month.The violence comes days aft...

 2017-09-22 14:57 

The Strait Times

Fresh fires, bomb blast in Myanmar's Rakhine: Government... +

SITTWE, Myanmar (AFP) - Twenty homes caught fire and a bomb was detonated near a mosque in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the government said on Friday (Sept 22), the latest unrest in a region that has seen hundreds of thousands of Rohinyga Muslims flee in ...

 2017-09-22 14:41 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Group condemns Myanmars use of land mines... +

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines has condemned Myanmar's use of antipersonnel mines along its border with Bangladesh, across which more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state in the past month...

 2017-09-22 14:35 

Reuters

U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes $200 million for refugees... +

The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday....

 2017-09-22 14:27 

Ecns.cn

China offers humanitarian aid to Myanmar to help displaced in Rakhine ... +

The Chinese embassy to Myanmar on Thursday offered humanitarian aid to the Myanmar Red Cross Society in Yangon to help the displaced people in Rakhine State....

 2017-09-22 13:22 

The Australian

US seeks urgent action on Myanmar violence... +

The US wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardise its economic and political transition, a US official says....

 2017-09-22 13:05 

The Daily Mail

Rohingya mother describes escape from Myanmar troops ... +

EXCLUSIVE: Hamida, 30, said her village of Quachong in Rakhine State was attacked on September 2. She was at home when she heard a commotion outside, followed by explosions....

 2017-09-22 12:51 

news.com.au

US seeks urgent action on Myanmar violence... +

The US wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardise its economic and political transition, a US official says....

 2017-09-22 12:20 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Minister Marsudi meets ICRC president to discuss Rakhine crisis... +

Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi met with Peter Maurer, President of the International Red Cross Committee (ICRC), here, Thursday, to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Myanmars Rakhine State, and Bangladesh. The ......

 2017-09-22 12:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes $200 mln for refugees... +

The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday....

 2017-09-22 12:11 

Reuters

U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes $200 mln for refugees... +

The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday....

 2017-09-22 12:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes $200 million for refugees... +

The United States wants Myanmar to take urgent action to end violence in Rakhine state, where a military offensive has created a crisis that could jeopardize its economic and political transition, a U.S. official said on Friday....

 2017-09-22 12:00 

France 24

Social media 'hate speech' aggravating Rohingya crisis: US official... +

Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a US official said Friday, urging the country's "better angels" to show compassion for Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing violence in droves.Western Ra...

 2017-09-22 11:51 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Social media 'hate speech' aggravating Rohingya crisis: US official... +

Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a US official said Friday....

 2017-09-22 10:33 

ABC News (US)

[ International ]

US says it's troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response... +

The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there...

 2017-09-22 10:30 

US News & World Report

US Says It's Troubled by Rohingya Crisis, Myanmar Response... +

The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there....

 2017-09-22 10:30 

Glen Falls Post-Star

US says it's troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response... +

BANGKOK (AP) The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia said America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis and allegations of human rights abuses in Myanmar's Rakhine state, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled government security oper...

 2017-09-22 10:30 

Federal News Radio

US says its troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response... +

The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there...

 2017-09-22 10:06 

Washington Post

US says its troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response... +

The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmars Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there....

 2017-09-22 10:04 

National Post

US says its troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response... +

BANGKOK - The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia ...

 2017-09-22 10:02 

Fox News

[ World ]

US says it's troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response... +

The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there....

 2017-09-22 08:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

China welcomes Myanmars efforts to alleviate situation in Rakhine... +

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China welcomes the measures taken by Myanmar's government to alleviate the situation in Rakhine state....

 2017-09-22 08:05 

One America News Network

China welcomes Myanmars efforts to alleviate situation in Rakhine... +

BEIJING - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China welcomes the measures taken by Myanmar's government to alleviate the situation in Rakhine state....

 2017-09-22 08:01 

Reuters

China welcomes Myanmars efforts to alleviate situation in Rakhine... +

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China welcomes the measures taken by Myanmar's government to alleviate the situation in Rakhine state....

 2017-09-22 07:57 

FARS News Agency

420,000 Rohingya Flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar... +

TEHRAN FNA - At least 420,000 Rohingyas, many sick and some with bullet wounds, fled into Bangladesh over the past weeks amid crackdown on Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state. According to reports, the Rohingya crisis has left at least 1,000 people ....

 2017-09-22 07:10 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Malaysia slams Myanmar over Rohingya treatment ... +

MANILA - Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday delivered a stinging rebuke to Myanmar and its leader Aung San Su Kyi over the treatment of the Rohingya minority in Rakhine state. Addressing an Association of South-east Asian Nations...

 2017-09-21 20:40 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

Bombs hurled at boat with aid... +

Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, before police fired in the air to disperse them....

 2017-09-21 19:07 

The Jordan Times

Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya ... +

SITTWE, Myanmar Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, before police fired in the air to disperse them. The i...

 2017-09-21 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Aid shipment blocked as Rohingya humanitarian crisis deepens... +

SITTWE - An attack on an aid shipment in Myanmars violence-wracked Rakhine state and a deadly Red Cross truck crash in Bangladesh on Thursday hampered...

 2017-09-21 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Social media 'hate speech' aggravating Rohingya crisis: US official... +

SITTWE, MYANMAR: Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmars Rakhine state, a US official said Friday, urging the...

 2017-09-21 17:52 

Gulf Times

Bangladesh treats Rohingyas for bullet, machete wounds... +

About 422,000 refugees from the stateless Muslim minority have fled Myanmar's westernmost Rakhine State since August 25, overwhelming camps along the border ill-prepared for an influx of desperate civilians....

 2017-09-21 16:11 

Press TV

Shipcarrying aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims attacked in Myanmar... +

Buddhist protesters block aid to Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar's Rakhine state....

 2017-09-21 16:06 

Taipei Times

Myanmar police disperse mob hindering aid vessel... +

Burmese police fired warning shots to disperse a mob who threw Molotov cocktails at them and tried to block an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) boat in conflict-hit Rakhine State, where tens of thousands are believed to be in urgent need of...

 2017-09-21 15:20 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Myanmar Protesters Try to Block Aid Shipment to Rohingya Muslims... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, before police fired in the air to disperse them....

 2017-09-21 13:31 

The Independent

Rohingya crisis: Hundreds of Buddhists gather to block aid shipment reaching Burma's fleeing Muslims... +

Hundreds of Buddhists in Burmatried to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, with a witness saying protesters threw petrol bombs before police dispersed them by firing in...

 2017-09-21 13:18 

FARS News Agency

Buddhist Mob Attack Hampers Urgently-Needed Rohingya Aid... +

TEHRAN FNA - Myanmar police clashed with an angry mob blocking an aid shipment in Rakhine state, hampering urgently-needed relief efforts for Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence....

 2017-09-21 12:43 

Malay Mail Online

Myanmar army chief urges internally displaced to return to Rakhine... +

SITTWE, Sept 21 Myanmars army chief called today for people internally displaced by violence in Rakhine State to go home and rebuild communities, but he made no mention of 422,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape his...

 2017-09-21 12:22 

VOA

Reporting Difficult in Myanmars Troubled Rakhine State... +

More than 300,000 ethnic Rohingya have been driven out of western Myanmar as evidence mounts of ethnic cleansing, a charge Myanmar has denied. But with limited access and false reports emerging from the area, the press is struggling to get an accurate acc...

 2017-09-21 11:30 

The Strait Times

Myanmar army chief urges internally displaced to return to Rakhine; no mention of Rohingya... +

SITTWE (REUTERS) - Myanmar's army chief called on Thursday (Sept 21) for people internally displaced by violence in Rakhine State to go home and rebuild communities, but he made no mention of 422,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape h...

 2017-09-21 11:04 

Reuters

Myanmar army chief urges internally displaced to return to Rakhine... +

Myanmar's army chief called on Thursday for people internally displaced by violence in Rakhine State to go home and rebuild communities, but he made no mention of 422,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape his force's operations....

 2017-09-21 09:55 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Facebook bans 'dangerous' Rohingya militant group... +

The social network is a key tool in the information war taking place over violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has driven more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country....

 2017-09-21 09:28 

Hindustan Times

China to donate $147 billion for peace in Myanmars Rakhine state... +

The UN says at least 422,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August 25....

 2017-09-21 09:12 

Malay Mail Online

Myanmar insists to UN that Rakhine improving (VIDEO)... +

NEW YORK, Sept 21 Myanmar insisted yesterday to the United Nations that the crisis in violence-torn Rakhine state was easing after heavy international criticism.Myanmars second vice president Henry Van Thio addressed the annual UN...

 2017-09-21 08:00 

France 24

Mob attack, Red Cross crash hamper urgently-needed Rohingya aid... +

Myanmar police clashed with an angry mob blocking an aid shipment in Rakhine state and nine people died when a Red Cross truck crashed in Bangladesh Thursday, hampering urgently-needed relief efforts for Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence.Communal te...

 2017-09-21 07:47 

Euronews

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar Vice President says situation has 'improved' but concerns raised over ongoing exodus to Bangladesh... +

Myanmars Vice President Henry Van Thio has sought to ease tensions over the persecution of Rohingya muslims in his countrys Rakhine state, saying the crisis,...

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