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Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh's 4 mobile phone providers are threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived refugees from Myanmar with phone plans while the ban is in force

Bangladesh's 4 mobile phone providers are threatened with fines if they provide any of ...

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Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi does not ...

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Pakistan tells UN won't be 'scapegoat' in Afghan war

The United Nations says more than 420,000 Rohingya have fled for safety to Bangladesh in ...

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Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya

Communal tensions remain high across Rakhine. Raids by Rohingya militants at the end of ...

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Aid shipment blocked as Rohingya humanitarian crisis deepens

Authorities in the remote Himalayan state of Sikkim say the 6 died when their home was ...

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6 die in mudslide, plane stuck as heavy rain lashes parts of India

Sheikh Hasina also calls for greater international pressure on Myanmar over the new ...

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Bangladesh PM says Myanmar must take back Rohingya

Around 421,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since August 25, the UN says, ...

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Bangladesh evicts Rohingya from roadside camps as space runs out

Pakistani militant umbrella group Tehreek-e-Taliban claime responsibility for the ...

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Bomb kills 6 in northwest Pakistan

Conditions are already worsening in Bangladesh's southeastern border district of Cox's ...

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Bangladesh restricts movement of 400,000 Rohingya refugees

A crocodile is believed to have dragged McClean away on Thursday afternoon

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Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka