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    Anger after boy killed resisting sex attack in Indian school

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:06pm on September 09, 2017

    Angry parents scuffled with Indian police in riot gear at an international school near New Delhi Saturday after a staff member was arrested for slitting...

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    Denmark donates Tk 256m for Rohingya refugees 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:55pm on September 09, 2017

    The Danish government has allocated Tk 256 million to United Nations World Food Programme as relief efforts for the newly-arrived Rohingya refugees coming to Bangladesh...

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    Indian SC defers hearing until Oct 25  

    United News of Bangladesh . Kurigram | Updated at 01:29am on September 09, 2017

    The Indian Supreme Court on Friday deferred until October 25 the hearing on two writ petitions filed over the murder of Bangladeshi teenage girl Felani...

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    US, Canada urge Myanmar to protect civilians

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on September 09, 2017

    The United States and Canada on Friday joined with the international calls asking Myanmar authorities for maximum restraints and to protect civilians in Rakhine State...

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    Overwhelming Rohingya influx deepens crisis

    Mohiuddin Alamgir with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:16am on September 09, 2017

    Overwhelming influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh deepened the crisis as about 270,000 Rohingyas entered the country in the past two weeks fleeing violence and persecution in...

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    UNHCR says 270,000 Rohingyas fled Myanmar in past two weeks

    Reuters | Updated at 03:08pm on September 08, 2017

    An estimated 270,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in the past two weeks and sought refuge in Bangladesh, where two existing refugee camps...

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    US deeply concerned over troubling situation in Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:01pm on September 08, 2017

    The United States has said it is working through the United Nations and other international organisations to assist tens of thousands of civilians...

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    Myanmar military’s ‘unfinished business’ has hallmarks of ‘ethnic cleansing’: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:39pm on September 08, 2017

    Ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing security forces in Myanmar’s Rakhine State have described killings, shelling, and arson in their villages that...

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    Turkish 1st Lady finds genocide in Rakhine State

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:08am on September 08, 2017

    Visiting Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan has said that what is happening in Myanmar’s Rakhine State is tantamount to genocide and solution to Rohingya crisis...

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    Myanmar tries to protect all citizens: Suu Kyi

    Reuters . Yangon/ Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2017

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as...