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UN: 'Egregious' sexual violence reports emerge from Rohingya

UN's migration agency chief says he's 'shocked' by rape reports among new Rohingya arrivals fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh.

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HRW: Myanmar committing 'crimes against humanity'

Rights group says Myanmar's army has committed 'serious violations' including rape during its crackdown on the Rohingya.

Rohingya have fled

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Amnesty: India's Rohingya need support, not expulsion

Rights group says India uses 'security threat' to justify plans for mass deportation of approximately 40,000 Rohingya.

India's Rohingya

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Rohingya crisis: A month of misery in Myanmar's Rakhine

Monday marks one month since recent crisis began in Rakhine forcing 430,000 people to flee their homes to Bangladesh.

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UN: Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance

UN says there are 'immense' challenges as Bangladesh needs assistance to feed and shelter 436,000 Rohingya.

Rohingya refugees

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India arrests sect leader for allegedly raping woman

Police arrest 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaja for allegedly sexually assaulting 21-year-old.

heinous crimes

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Bangladesh PM wants Rohingya safe zones in Myanmar

In speech to UN, Sheikh Hasina presses Myanmar to allow the return of 'hungry, distressed and hopeless' refugees.

A Rohingya child cries

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'Indian shooting' kills six Pakistanis across border

Pakistani military says at least six civilians dead and dozens wounded in exchange of fire across the de-facto border.

civilians dead

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SIGAR report puts Afghan security deficiencies in focus

Trump and Ghani hold talks in New York as report says US approach to Afghanistan lacked 'whole of government approach'.

Trump and Ghani

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Buddhist protesters block aid to Muslim Rohingya

Mob in Myanmar blocks relief supplies while fatal road accident hits truck carrying food to refugees in Bangladesh.

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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Trump urges 'strong and swift' UN action for Rohingya

In strongest US response yet, vice president says violence against Muslim minority sowing 'seeds of hatred and chaos'.

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Six separatists and an Indian air force commando die in gun battle in a northern part of Indian-administered Kashmi.

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