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Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

Bangkok (AP) — Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a...

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, killing 4 in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AP) — Wild elephants attacked a new camp where Rohingya refugees were sleeping, killing a woman and her three children in southern...

UN chief urges Myanmar to halt anti-Rohingya operations

United Nations (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Myanmar's authorities on Thursday to immediately end military operations that have sent over 500,000 Rohingya Muslims...

UN body alarmed by attack on Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday it was alarmed by a mob attack on Rohingya Muslim refugees in Sri...

As Rohingya flee Myanmar, leader Suu Kyi skips UN meeting

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, the government...

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...

Seeking home’s comforts, Rohingya couple make deadly choice

BANDARBAN, Bangladesh (AP) — The young Rohingya couple fleeing violence in Myanmar had escaped with their family to nearby Bangladesh, where they spent days...

Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya

BANGKOK (AP) — Several hundred Buddhist nationalists, including monks, rallied in Myanmar's largest city on Wednesday to urge stronger action against insurgents from the...

Last four Rohingya escapees arrested

The last four Rohingya illegal migrants escaped from Phang Nga immigration office's detention centre since Monday  were recaptured after four days of hiding in...

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Fervent Thai fans of Korean actor overstep airport security

Bangkok (AP) — Extreme efforts by two Thai female fans to meet their South Korean idol have raised concerns about security procedures at Bangkok's...

1 dead, 4 wounded in roadside ambush in southern Thailand

Hat Yai (AP) — Suspected insurgents killed one person and wounded four others in a roadside ambush in southern Thailand, a region where a...

Inflow from Kanchanaburi dams affects Ratchaburi

Ratchaburi - The incoming water from two major dams in Kanchanaburi Province has significantly increased the water level of the Mae Klong River, raising...

THAI aims to become national premium airline by 2022

Bangkok - Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has announced its plan to become a national premium airline by 2022. Deputy Prime Minister, Dr....

New landslide kills 10, buries houses in Philippines

Manila, Philippines (AP) — A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 10 people and sending...

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