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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Cyclone Mahasen triggers mass evacuations in Bangladesh, Myanmar

    Posted May 15th 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sittwe, Myanmar Hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh and Myanmar were ordered on Wednesday to move to safety as a cyclone barrelled towards low-lying ... the border between the two countries. Bangladesh told hundreds of thousands of people living in low-lying areas to move to cyclone shelters, while Myanmar announced plans to move roughly 166,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1238326/cyclone-mahasen-triggers-mass-evacuations-bangladesh-myanmar
  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Fishermen search for bodies after Bangladesh sinking

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 08:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... for Malaysia. The boat went down off the coast near Bangladesh’s border with Myanmar and about 13 passengers were reported to have survived, according to police and a Rohingya advocacy group. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar in past decades to escape persecution, and recent unrest has led to further exiles trying to reach Bangladesh and Malaysia. “Thousands of boats go out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074354/fishermen-search-bodies-after-bangladesh-sinking
  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Search on for 50 missing after Bangladesh sinking

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 04:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... commander in the Teknaf area. The latest tragedy comes after a boat carrying some 135 passengers, mostly Muslim Rohingya refugees who had fled unrest in neighbouring Myanmar, sank in the Bay of Bengal on October 28. Only around half a dozen made it to safety. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar in past decades to escape persecution, often heading to neighbouring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1077878/search-50-missing-after-bangladesh-sinking
  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    130 missing in Rohingya boat sinking

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 09:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... and a Rohingya advocacy group on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar in past decades to escape persecution, often heading to neighbouring Bangladesh, and recent unrest ... and Myanmar reported that the boat had about 135 passengers on board. “The boat was heading to Malaysia illegally,” Farhad said, adding that the 24-year-old survivor was being held in custody. “He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074055/130-missing-rohingya-boat-sinking
  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    100 Rohingya refugees missing as Bangladesh boat sinks

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 06:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... a boat carrying some 135 passengers, mostly Muslim Rohingya refugees who had fled unrest in neighbouring Myanmar, sank in the Bay of Bengal on October 28. Only around half a dozen made it to safety. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar in past decades to escape persecution, often heading to neighbouring Bangladesh, and recent unrest has triggered another exodus. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1077140/100-rohingya-refugees-missing-bangladesh-boat-sinks
  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh says Rohingya were involved in attacks on Buddhist temples

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... accused Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar of involvement in attacks on Buddhist temples and homes in the southeast and said the violence was triggered by a photo posted on Facebook ... running high in neighbouring Myanmar since June when deadly clashes erupted between Buddhists and Rohingya in western Rakhine state. Mosques and homes were razed, with scores dead on both sides. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1051842/bangladesh-says-rohingya-were-involved-attacks-buddhist-temples
  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh rioters torch Buddhist temples over photo

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... million population, are based mainly in southeastern districts, close to the border with Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Sectarian tensions have been running high since June when deadly clashes erupted between Buddhists and Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. Although Bangladesh, where nearly 90 per cent people are Muslims, has witnessed deadly clashes between Muslims and Hindus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1050896/bangladesh-rioters-torch-buddhist-temples-over-photo
  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Nearly 300 held in Bangladesh for attacks on Buddhists

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 03:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... to the border with Buddhist-majority Myanmar. According to Ajit Ranjan Barua, the chairman of the Bangladesh Buddhist Association, the weekend violence was on a scale unseen since Bangladesh broke free ... and Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. The 30-year-old man at the centre of the accusations has gone into hiding after telling local media he did not post the picture on the social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1052300/nearly-300-held-bangladesh-attacks-buddhists
  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh rebuilds temples torched in Muslim riots

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 05:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... of Bangladesh’s 153 million mostly Muslim population, are based mainly in the southeast near the border with Buddhist-majority Myanmar. Buddhist leaders said the two days of violence was on a scale unseen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1069576/bangladesh-rebuilds-temples-torched-muslim-riots
  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh vows to protect Buddhists after attacks

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 05:12pm by Associated Press in Merunglua

    ... Koran. Army soldiers, paramilitary border guards and police were deployed, and the government has banned all public gatherings in the troubled areas near the southern border with Myanmar, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1051615/bangladesh-vows-protect-buddhists-after-attacks

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