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Myanmar's Suu Kyi under pressure as almost 125,000 Rohingya flee violence


SHAMLAPUR, Bangladesh/DHAKA (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi came under more pressure on Tuesday to halt violence against Rohingya Muslims that has sent nearly 125,000 of them fleeing over the border to Bangladesh in just over 10 days.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of the risk of ethnic cleansing and regional destabilisation. He urged the U.N. Security Council to press for restraint and calm in a rare letter to express concern that the violence could spiral into a "humanitarian catastrophe."

   

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