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Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries

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A Correspondent
Cox's Bazar: Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two people wounded Sun-day.
Refugee accounts of the latest spasm of violence in Rakhine have typically described shootings by soldiers and arson attacks on villages. But there several cases that point to anti-personnel land mines or other explosives as the cause of injuries on the border with...
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Shelter to Rohingyas on humanitarian ground, not forever: PM

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said Bangladesh is giving shelter to Myanmar refugees on humanitarian ground, but not forever.
"We've given shelter to them (Myanmar refugees) on humanitarian ground, but we cannot keep them forever," she said when French Ambassador to...
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Rohingya crisis

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Expecting mothers, babies suffer most 
Influx continues; fresh smoke bellowing in Rakhine
UNB Report
Cox's Bazar: An expecting mother has to endure various difficulties during her pregnancy even if one remains at her undisturbed home. This suffering becomes far more painful where there is...
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Turkey reaffirms support to Ronhingya Muslims

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'Will send more aid'
UNB Report
Astana: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday pledged that Turkey will continue its support to Ronhingya people taking shelter in Bangladesh amid persecution by Myanmar forces.
He came up with the pledge during a bilateral meeting with its Bangladesh...
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Exercise austerity in electricity use: PM

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday renewed her call to the country's people to exercise austerity in the use of electricity considering it as a national asset.
"It's my request to all to exercise austerity in using electricity ...you please don't misuse it," she said.
The Prime...
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