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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): A Malaysian high court spared 27 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar from caning on Wednesday (July 22), their lawyer said, setting aside a lower court's sentence following an outcry from human rights activists.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told parliament on Tuesday he had no doubt that India was behind an attack on the stock exchange building in the southern city of Karachi.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition parties criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday after he told parliament that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been "martyred" in 2011 by U.S. forces.
DHAKA: Authorities in Bangladesh have confirmed the first death of a Myanmar Rohingya refugee from the Covod-19 (coronavirus), as infections rise in sprawling camps where more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims have been living since fleeing from neighbouring Myanmar.
KUTUPALONG (Bangladesh): Emergency teams from all over the world raced on Saturday (May 16) to prevent a coronavirus "nightmare" in the world's largest refugee settlement after the first reported cases in the giant shanties housing nearly one million Rohingya.
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations and partners have stepped up response to Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Myanmar Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, following the first confirmed case there, a UN spokesman said on Saturday (May 16).
DHAKA: The first coronavirus case has been confirmed in the crowded camps for Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh, where more than 1 million refugees are sheltered. The person from the Rohingya community and a local person who lives in the Cox's Bazar district who also tested positive have been isolated.
UNITED NATIONS,: Humanitarian agencies of the United Nations and their partners have launched an emergency air-bridge from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon to ferry in supplies to fight the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday (May 12).
WASHINGTON (AFP): The UN Security Council will hold a videoconference to discuss the escalation of violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the effect of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, diplomatic sources said on Monday (May 11).
DhHAKA: Dozens of Rohingya refugees stranded at sea for weeks have been relocated to a controversial flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh officials said on Monday (May 4).