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    Rohingya women gang-raped by Myanmar army: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 13, 2017

    United Nations special representative of secretary-general on sexual violence in conflict Pramila Patten on Sunday said they consistently heard about sexual violence from Rohingya survivors,...

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    Myanmar warns UN scolding could harm talks with Bangladesh

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 09, 2017

    Myanmar warned on Wednesday that a scolding delivered by the UN Security Council could ‘seriously harm’ its talks with Bangladesh over returning home more than...

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    US calls for UN action against Iran over Yemen missile

    Reuters | Updated at 12:50pm on November 08, 2017

    The United States accused Iran on Tuesday of supplying Yemen’s Houthi rebels with a missile that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July and called...

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    UNRC backs plan to relocate Rohingyas from Cox’s Bazar

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on November 03, 2017

    UN Resident Coordinator Robert Watkins on Thursday supported the government’s plan to relocate Myanmar nationals—the Rohingya refugees—in Bangladesh from camps in Cox’s Bazar to alternative...

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    UN calls safe, voluntary repatriation of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:06pm on November 02, 2017

    United Nations assistant high commissioner for refugees (protection) Volker Turk has urged the Myanmar government to ensure a safe...

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    Myanmar gives green light to resume food aid to Rakhine: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    Myanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume distribution of food in northern Rakhine state which was suspended for two months, the...

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    Myanmar gives green light to resume food aid to Rakhine: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    Myanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume distribution of food in northern Rakhine state which was suspended for two months, the...

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    Draft UN resolution pressures Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:05am on October 27, 2017

    The UN Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would pressure Myanmar to address the violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya...

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    $340m pledged to support Rohingyas: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    Nations have pledged $340 million to care for Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an ‘encouraging’ step in the response to the intensifying crisis, the UN...

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    UN fact-finding mission due today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on October 22, 2017

    Three-member UN Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar formed by the UN Human Rights Council is scheduled for today to reach Bangladesh as a part of its...

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