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Rohingya Muslim refugees wait to be called to receive food aid of rice, water and cooking oil in a relief centre at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, last last year. File photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

Myanmar has said it is willing to take back fewer than 400 Rohingya refugees of the 8,000 who have said they would voluntarily return from Bangladesh.(...)

People attend a vigil for the victims of the US-Bangla plane crash  in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

A Bangladeshi airline said on Tuesday its two pilots aboard the plane that crashed in Nepal killing 49 people had both received special training to la(...)

Smoke rises after a passenger plane travelling from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. At least 49 people are confirmed dead. Photograph: Bishnu Sapkota/AP

A passenger aircraft coming from Bangladesh slammed into an empty field and erupted in flames just beyond the runway at the airport in Nepal’s capital(...)

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recrui(...)

Atlantic Philanthropies, founded and financed by billionaire Chuck Feeney, gave away €1.1 billion in Ireland through 1,030 grants over 30 years. Photograph: Alan Betson

It ended as it began – quietly, low key, with no fanfare. The Dublin office of Atlantic Philanthropies closed this week as billionaire Chuck Feeney, w(...)

A copy of the Amnesty International Report 2017/18. Photograph: Reuters

Increasing homelessness, conditions in direct provision centres, sex workers’ rights and restrictions on women’s and girls’ reproductive rights are am(...)

A Rohingya family’s makeshift tent in the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh, in September 2017. Amnesty International said the international community had failed to respond robustly to “crimes against humanity and war crimes from Myanmar to Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen”. Photograph:  Tomas Munita/The New York Times

The crisis in Myanmar and reported massacres of Rohingya Muslims are the consequence of a society encouraged to hate and a lack of global leadership o(...)

Mohammed Rafique and Rafika Begum with their children Jamalida (8) and Waheeda (4) at their home in Carlow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In August 2017 more than 100 people gathered on the grounds of the Carlow College, St Patrick's*, for the official reopening of the Carlow Cricket Clu(...)

Abdu Shakur, whose son Rashid Ahmed was among 10 Rohingya men killed by Myanmar security forces and Buddhist villagers on September 2nd, 2017, holds a family picture at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

An investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar prompted a demand from Washington for a credible probe into the bloodshed there and (...)

Ten Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel as members of the Myanmar security forces stand guard in Inn Din village on September 2nd. The men were then executed and their bodies thrown into a mass grave, a Reuters investigation showed. Photograph: Reuters

Bound together, the 10 Rohingya captives watched their Buddhist neighbours dig a grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of September 2nd, all 10 lay d(...)

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