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    Myanmar Disaster Marks Death of Nobel Peace Prize: Iran Leader

    Iran leader said the disaster in Myanmar, which is blamed on the ‘cruel’ Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, marks the death of this international prize.

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    UN warns of ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Muslims

    The situation in Myanmar is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, United Nations Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, as the number of Rohingya Muslims.

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    Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims

    The Dalai Lama has spoken out for the first time about the Rohingya refugee crisis, saying Buddha would have helped Muslims fleeing violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.

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    Soros and Hydrocarbons: What's Really Behind the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

    The Rohingya conflict in Myanmar, which had caught its second wind in August 2017, appears to be a multidimensional crisis with major geopolitical players involved, experts say, referring to both internal and external.

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    Israel arming Myanmar amid ongoing Rohingya crackdown

    The weapons sold to Myanmar include over 100 tanks, weapons and boats used to police the country's border, according to human rights groups and Burmese officials. 

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    India, Myanmar sign 11 MoUs to bolster bilateral relationship

    Marking a new foundation to strengthen bilateral ties, India and Myanmar on Wednesday signed 11 agreements ranging from maritime security to cultural exchange.

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    'Myanmar laying landmines near Bangladesh border'

    Myanmar has been laying landmines across a section of its border with Bangladesh, said two government sources in Dhaka, adding that the purpose may have been to prevent the return of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence.

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    India's Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss rising violence in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state during a visit that begins on Tuesday, and push for greater progress on long-running Indian infrastructure projects.

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    India starts exporting diesel to Myanmar

    India has started exporting diesel to Myanmar via a land route, in a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge to enhance hydrocarbon trade with neighbouring countries.

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    Muslim world blasts Myanmar persecution of Rohingya

    A Nobel laureate and several Muslim nations have strongly denounced and staged protests against Myanmar's government over persecution of Muslim Rohingya minority in the western state of Rakhine.

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    Children among 17 Rohingya drown near Bangladesh

    Bangladesh coastguards on Thursday found the bodies of 17 Rohingya Muslims, many of them children, who drowned when their boats capsized as they fled violence in Myanmar that has forced at least 18,500.

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    Only international pressure can save Rohingya now

    Tens of thousands of Rohingya are fleeing for their lives as the Burmese military engages in a scorched earth policy against Rohingya civilians. My organisation, Burmese Rohingya.

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    Myanmar villages burn as military cracks down on militants

    Smoke billowed from at least three burning villages in the remote section of Rakhine state where Myanmar's military is carrying out sweeps for militants, an AFP reporter saw on Wednesday.

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    Myanmar army conducts clearance operations against Rohingya insurgents

    Myanmar security forces intensified operations against Rohingya insurgents on Monday, police and other sources said, following three days of clashes with militants in the worst violence involving Myanmar.

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    Worst violence in months kills 32 in Myanmar's Rakhine

    At least 32 people including five police officers were killed on Friday in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state as Rohingya rebels launched pre-dawn raids on border posts, according to the office of State Counsellor Aung San.

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    Buddhist nationalists raise new fears among Rohingyas

    Religious tensions are on the rise again in Myanmar, after masked assailants attacked young Muslims and nationalists led by Buddhist monks set up protest camps in major cities this week.

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    Iran Supreme Leader Tells Judiciary to Pursue Global Issues

    Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Monday called on Iran’s Judiciary to pursue issues like Kashmir and Myanmar legally and adopt official position on such international issues.

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    Myanmar says it will refuse entry to UN investigators probing Rohingya abuses

    Myanmar will refuse entry to members of a United Nations probe focusing on allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims, an official said on Friday.

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    Myanmar by-election tests Suu Kyi's popularity

    Myanmar on Saturday holds a multi-party parliamentary by-election, a first test for ballot box de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party after a year in office.

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    UN launches probe of crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

    The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims.

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    'Hundreds of Rohingyas killed in Myanmar crackdown'

    Myanmar's four-month military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely killed hundreds of people, the UN said Friday in a report detailing horrific abuses allegedly committed against civilians in Rakhine state.

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    ASEAN and the Rohingya Crisis

    The worsening plight of Muslim Rohingya communities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state could soon imperil the country’s government, as well as the reputation of its leader, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

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    Top Muslim lawyer gunned down in Myanmar

    A prominent Muslim lawyer and member of Myanmar’s ruling party was shot dead along with a taxi driver outside Yangon’s international airport on Sunday, officials said.Ko Ni, a legal adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi.

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    OIC to UN: Stop potential genocide in Myanmar

    The United Nations should intervene in Myanmar's Rakhine State to stop further escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims and avoid another genocide like in Cambodia and Rwanda.

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