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By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
NEW YORK — A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause…
By Larisa Epatko
“The presence of God today is also called ‘Rohingya,’” Pope Francis said while meeting with members of the the Muslim minority in Bangladesh.
By Layla Quran
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state "constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya." We asked experts take a look at what’s being done to address the situation, and what’s next.
U.N. drone footage caught part of the Rohingya refugees' precarious journey to Bangladesh.
By Jennifer Hijazi
More than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes since August to escape systematic violence at the hands of government soldiers in Myanmar. The U.N. has called the actions taken by Myanmar forces against the group “a textbook…
By Tania Rashid
“They started looting everything. We ran outside and before we knew it we watched our village set ablaze,” said Dildar Begum, one of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
NEW YORK — The United States will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar.
By PBS NewsHour
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in the past three weeks after suffering violent attacks by Myanmar troops and Buddhist vigilantes. The sudden influx of Rohingyas is causing tensions with local Bengalis, who fear becoming the…
About 400,000 Rohingya, members of a Muslim minority group, have fled majority-Buddhist Myanmar into Bangladesh during the last month. The wave began when Myanmar's military cracked down on an armed resistance by the Rohingya minority, who have long been persecuted…
“We are running out of space in the existing settlements and new arrivals are pitching camp wherever they can erect some plastic sheeting to protect themselves from the elements,” said Sarat Dash of the International Organization for Migration.
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