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Bangladesh slams Myanmar minister over Rohingya remark

DHAKA: Bangladesh summoned the Myanmar ambassador on Wednesday to condemn “irresponsible remarks” made by Myanmar’s religion minister about Rohingya Muslims, and called for action...

Myanmar closes Rohingya camps but ‘entrenches segregation’

YANGON: As the world was focused on abortive efforts to begin repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar last month,...

“Iran ballistic test provocative and destabilising”, says France FM

Iran’s test of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads is a provocative and destabilising act, France’s foreign ministry said on Monday....

Iran says missile programme defensive after US test allegation

Iran said on Sunday its missile programme is defensive and not in breach of U.N. resolutions, the state news agency IRNA said, following a...

Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for “a culture...

US Sec. of State claims Saudi Arabia spent billions to ‘relieve’ suffering in Yemen

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed the Islamic Republic of Iran via Twitter on Wednesday, claiming that the Persian Gulf nation has interest...

Rohingya take risky route to flee restive Myanmar state

Nearly 300 Rohingya Muslims, who attempted to flee Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state, were temporarily detained and returned to refugee camps this month, according to...