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For peace among people of different faiths

When Pope Francis visits Myanmar and Bangladesh next month, we will see a Christian leader striving to help end a crisis between a largely Buddhist…

A Rohingya refugee woman waits for humanitarian aid to be distributed at a camp for those who recently fled from Myanmar, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

UN fears ‘further exodus’ of Muslim Rohingya

By (Reuters) Geneva/Yangon – The United Nations (UN) braced on Friday for a possible “further exodus” of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh six…

The northern wedge of Rakhine closest to Bangladesh has been in lockdown since October 2016 deadly attacks by militants on border posts sparked a military response that left scores dead and forced tens of thousands to flee (AFP Photo/HLA HLA HTAY)

Myanmar security forces fire on fleeing Rohingya

By AFP Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh – Myanmar security forces fired mortars and machine guns at terrified Rohingya villagers fleeing northern Rakhine State for Bangladesh on…