Feb 9, 2018

Rohingya say military cut off food in Myanmar

Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time. First, soldiers stopped the Rohingya Muslim from walking three hours to the forest for the firewood he sold to feed his family. Then Buddhist neighbors and seven soldiers took his ...

After 24 surgeries, 'tree man' relapses in Bangladesh

Feb 2, 2018

After 24 surgeries, 'tree man' relapses in Bangladesh

A year ago Abul Bajandar, a Bangladeshi rickshaw-puller dubbed "tree man" for the bark-like growths that once covered his body, appeared to have made a full recovery from the rare condition that has afflicted him for a decade. But twelve months after doctors declared him ...

Village burns in Myanmar's Rakhine state: Bangladesh official

Jan 23, 2018

Village burns in Myanmar's Rakhine state: Bangladesh official

Bangladesh officials said Tuesday a huge fire burned and gunshots were heard in a village across the border in Myanmar's conflict-scarred Rakhine state, where authorities want to return Rohingya refugees. A "big fire" was seen raging late Monday in an abandoned village from Tombru, a ...

Dec 20, 2017

Myanmar officials find 10 corpses in mass grave in Rakhine

Myanmar authorities have found 10 bodies buried in a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine state, the military-run newspaper Myawady reported on Tuesday, a day after the army said it had launched an investigation at the site. About 650,000 Rohingya Muslims ...