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 A Rohingya refugee carrying a child looks at the full moon at Balukhali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, late last year. File photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

Myanmar on Saturday repatriated what it said was the first Rohingya family from nearly 700,000 refugees who had fled to Bangladesh, after months of f(...)

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(...)

An undated photograph of New York bombing suspect Akayed Ullah. Photograph:  AFP/NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission

US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against the man suspected of Monday’s bombing of a New York commuter hub. Akayed Ullah (27), from B(...)

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi  shake hands with Pope Francis during his visit to  Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar, on Tuesday. Photograph: Hein Htet/EPA

Pope Francis on Tuesday urged the leaders of majority-Buddhist Myanmar, mired in a crisis over the fate of Muslim Rohingya people, to commit themselv(...)

Pope Francis arrives at Yangon International Airport in  Myanmar on Monday. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

Pope Francis landed in Myanmar, and in a diplomatic minefield, on Monday. In his first visit to the country – and his first to any majority-Buddhist (...)

A Rohingya refugee girl with  make up on her face in the Balukhali Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, today. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Myanmar’s army released a report on Monday denying all allegations of rape and killings of Rohingya Muslims by security forces, having days earlier re(...)

A woman carries an ill Rohingya refugee child through a camp in Bangladesh. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

International aid groups in Myanmar have urged the government to allow free access to Rakhine State, where an army offensive has sent more than 500,00(...)

Rohingya refugees carry their belongings as they arrive in  Bangladesh. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Myanmar’s treatment of its Muslim Rohingya minority appears to be a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing, the top UN human rights official has said.(...)

Newly arrived Rohingya refugees at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya on Tuesday after crossing the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Photograph:  Sam Jahan/AFP/Getty Images

More than 18,000 Rohingya Muslims, many sick and some with bullet wounds, have fled the worst violence to grip northwest Myanmar in at least five year(...)

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