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Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya crisis, refugees still fleeing

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Nearly three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, thousands were still flooding across...

Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its...

UN: ‘Alarming number’ of 270,000 Rohingya in Myanmar exodus

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The U.N. said that an "alarming number" of 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar by crossing into...

Wounded and ‘afraid,’ Rohingya seek Bangladesh hospital aid

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With thousands of Rohingya refugees streaming daily across the swampy border into Bangladesh, one hospital was struggling to treat...

Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya sink in Bangladesh; 26 dead

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies of women and children...

Ongoing Myanmar clashes leave 96 dead, including 6 civilians

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar's government and advocates for the country's Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority traded charges Sunday of killing civilians, burning down buildings and...

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