Shoon Leiwinnaing

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16 Apr 2018 | 3:57 AM

Bangladesh, UNHCR dispute Myanmar's Rohingya repatriation claim

DHAKA/YANGON (Reuters) - The Bangladeshi government and the United Nations refugee agency on Sunday disputed Myanmar's claim it had repatriated five members of a Rohingya family, saying neither the government of Bangladesh nor the aid agency had any involvement in any such repatriation.

7 Sep 2017 | 6:01 PM

Suu Kyi says Myanmar trying to protect all citizens in strife-torn state

YANGON/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - 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 the estimated number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh leapt by 18,000 in one day, to 164,000.