Roots of Turkey’s interest in solving the problem of Rohingyas in Myanmar

Roots of Turkey’s interest in solving the problem of Rohingyas in Myanmar

Colombo, September 9: Distant Turkey's initiatives to help meet the humanitarian tragedy in Myanmar stem from the nature of the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which is based on Islamic populism with a marked interest in playing a leading role in the Islamic world,writes P.K.Balachandran in DailyFT. The mounting humanitarian crisis concerning the Rohingya Muslims of Rakhine State in...

To prevent exodus,Bangladesh suggests “Safe Zones” for Rohingyas within Myanmar

To prevent exodus,Bangladesh suggests “Safe Zones” for Rohingyas within Myanmar

Dhaka, September 8 (Reuters): Bangladesh has proposed creating “safe zones” run by aid groups for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to stop hundreds of thousands of refugees crossing into its territory following a military crackdown. But this is expected to be rejected by Myanmar as it considers the Rohingyas to be immigrants from Bangladesh despite their residence in the...

Aung San Suu Kyi equates Rohingya and Kashmir issues

Aung San Suu Kyi equates Rohingya and Kashmir issues

Yangon, September 8 (Asian News International): Equating Rohingya Muslims issue in the Rakhine state with India’s Kashmir issue, Myanmar’s State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday that there is a similarity between Rohingya and Kashmir issues. “We are facing the same problem as India is facing in Kashmir,” Suu Kyi said. “We have to take care of innocent...

India to help Myanmar develop troubled Rohingya area

India to help Myanmar develop troubled Rohingya area

Yagon, September (BDNews24): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered assistance for the development of Myanmar’s impoverished Rakhine State apparently to help Myanmar solve the Rohingya Muslim problem which has led to a massive exodus of Rohingyas to neighboring Bangladesh. Myanmar leaders welcomed the proposal during his first state visit that ended on Wednesday, according to a joint statement posted on...

Bangladesh summons Myanmar envoy on Rohingya issue

Bangladesh summons Myanmar envoy on Rohingya issue

Dhaka, September 6 (BDNews24): Bangladesh summoned Myanmar's envoy on Wednesday over the ongoing violence in the Rohingya-majority northwestern Rakhine state. Aung Myint, chargé d'affaires of Myanmar Embassy in Dhaka, was handed a protest note on Wednesday by the foreign ministry's Southeast Asia Wing chief Manjurul Karim Khan Chowdhury. The foreign ministry said it lodged strong protest against “unprecedented level of...

India believes economic development will solve Rohingya problem

India believes economic development will solve Rohingya problem

New Delhi, September 6 (Reuters): India believes that the best way to solve the Rohingya Muslim problem in North West Myanmar is to develop the area economically. Projects such as the Kaladan transport project would be helpful said Indian foreign ministry official Sripriya Ranganathan. "We are very confident that once that complete corridor is functional, there will be a positive...

Indian Prime Minister on three-day visit to troubled Myanmar

Indian Prime Minister on three-day visit to troubled Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, September 5 (IANS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nay Pyi Taw, the Myanmarese capital, on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Myanmar amid a raging crisis involving Rohingyas in the country's Rakhine state. Soon after his arrival, he called on Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw at whose invitation he had come. Prior to the meeting,...

India expresses concern over plight of Rohingyas

India expresses concern over plight of Rohingyas

New Delhi, September 5 (Xinhua): India has expressed its concern over the situation in Rakhine state of Myanmar, where many Rohingya Muslims have been reportedly killed in violence. "India will be discussing with the government of Myanmar on how it can help in addressing the problem (in Rohingya Muslims-dominated Rakhine state)," Indian External Affairs Ministry's joint secretary Sripriya Ranganathan told...

Peace needed to avoid unwarranted human mobility: Bangladesh Foreign Secretary

Peace needed to avoid unwarranted human mobility: Bangladesh Foreign Secretary

Colombo, September 1 (newsin.asia): The Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Md.Shahidul Haque has stressed the need to ensure regional and world peace to prevent unwarranted manifestations of human mobility. In his address at the Second Indian Ocean conference held here on Friday, Haque said: “ As much as absence of peace hinders realization of the fruits of connectivity, it also leads to...

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