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Nation 21 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘It was heart-wrenching to watch’

SIK: Norhai Mat Shik has been a nurse for 36 years, but what she saw at the Langkawi International Shooting Range (Lisram) last week broke her heart.

Nation 21 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Indian Muslim restaurants willing to hire boat migrants

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Indian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma) has offered to hire the Rohingya and Bangladeshi boat migrants who have been ­temporarily allowed to land in Malaysia.

World 06 May 2015 | 11:25 PM

World neglects displaced as 30,000 a day forced to flee - report

GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of people displaced within their own countries was the worst in a generation last year, but there is little sign of governments taking action to deal with the problem, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Wednesday.

Nation 15 Jan 2015 | 11:53 AM

Artwork exhibition by Rohingya children to be held in KL this weekend

PETALING JAYA: An exhibition of artwork by Rohingya children living in refugee camps will be held in Kuala Lumpur this weekend.

World 10 May 2015 | 7:20 PM

East African leaders seek to break political deadlock in Burundi

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - East African leaders will hold a summit in Tanzania on May 13 aimed at breaking the political deadlock in Burundi and ensuring the country holds peaceful elections, Tanzania's presidency said.

World 11 May 2015 | 10:45 AM

Hundreds, mainly Rohingyas, rescued off Indonesian waters

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Nearly 600 migrants thought to be Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis were rescued from at least two wooden boats stranded off the coast of Indonesia's northern Aceh province, authorities said on Sunday.

World 31 May 2015 | 10:15 PM

African leaders meet in second push for peace in Burundi

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - African leaders began talks in Tanzania on Sunday in their second summit in a month aimed at restoring peace in Burundi, which has been hit by violent protests over the president's plan to run for a third term.

World 07 May 2015 | 2:40 AM

Burundi president says a third term would be his last

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's president said on Wednesday that, if elected for a third term in June, it would be his last and he would not run for office again after that, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

World 04 May 2015 | 10:50 PM

Two reported killed in unrest over Burundi president's vote bid

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Two protesters were killed on Monday, a leading rights activist said, as demonstrations against a decision by President Pierre Nkurunziza's to seek a third term in office ran into a second week.

World 27 May 2015 | 3:00 AM

East African leaders to hold summit on Burundi violence

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - East African leaders will meet on Sunday to discuss the crisis in Burundi as violent clashes between police and anti-government protesters continue and the opposition has boycotted talks to resolve the stand-off.