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5 dubious claims Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi made in her speech

(CNN)Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave a much-anticipated address Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the country. Speaking for over 30 minutes in English, it’s the first time Suu Kyi has addressed the situation in northern Rakhine State or the growing international criticism of her and […]

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Stop calling Rohingyas ‘Bengalis’ and return them safely to Myanmar, says Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has presented a six-point proposal regarding the Rohingya crisis, including demands to return the refugees to Myanmar and an end to ‘state propaganda’ that labelled the ethnic group as ‘Bengalis’. Hasina made the proposal at a meeting of the OIC Contact Group at the United Nations headquarters in New York on […]

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Trump urges 'strong and swift' U.N. action to end Rohingya crisis: Pence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is urging the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to bring Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis to an end, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday Speaking at the United Nations, Pence reiterated a call for Myanmar’s military to end the violence immediately, warning that […]