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News Myanmar: Pope's place as refugee champion tested in Myanmar

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/24/popes-place-as-refugee-champion-tested-in-myanmar.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh with the international community excoriating the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" but his own church resisting the label and defending Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the ...

News Myanmar: China's Xi discusses Rohingya crisis with Myanmar army chief

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-china/chinas-xi-discusses-rohingya-crisis-with-myanmar-army-chief-idUSKBN1DO1SK
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

YANGON (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Myanmar’s top military general in Beijing on Friday and discussed China’s support amid international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya minority, according a statement from the general.

News Myanmar: Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya return deal

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/myanmar-bangladesh-sign-rohingya-return-deal-171123103014940.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Bangladesh and Myanmar have signed a deal for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, who have taken shelter in the border town of Cox's Bazar after a brutal crackdown by the military. Myanmar's foreign ministry confirmed the signing of ...

News Myanmar: Deal signed for Rohingya to return to Myanmar, but details are scarce

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/23/asia/rohingya-myanmar-bangladesh/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

(CNN)Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding on the return of possibly hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to their homes in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a spokesman for Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday.

News Myanmar: Myanmar's Crisis, Bangladesh's Burden: Among the Rohingya Refugees Waiting for a Miracle

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/myanmar-apos-crisis-bangladesh-apos-064456331.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Salim is a small boy, but his voice is commanding. His favorite song once floated above the paddy fields of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, heard only by a few grazing cattle and the heavens. Composed in October last year in a melodic dialect similar to Bengali ...

News Myanmar: Pope’s Support for Muslim Refugees Faces Resistance in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/popes-support-for-muslim-refugees-faces-resistance-in-myanmar-1511433004
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Pope Francis has made advocacy for refugees and outreach to the Muslim world signature themes of his pontificate. In a visit to Myanmar starting on Monday, those priorities will put him at odds with his host, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, and with some ...

News Myanmar: Tillerson Finally Brands Myanmar Crisis ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/11/22/tillerson-finally-brands-myanmar-crisis-ethnic-cleansing-rohingya-muslims-war-crimes-genocide-state-department-asia-refugees/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shifted his position on the widening crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, calling it for the first time Wednesday “ethnic cleansing,” and threatening sanctions against officials responsible. Tillerson slammed ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/myanmar-bangladesh-sign-agreement-on-rohingya-refugees/2017/11/23/60f86e68-d048-11e7-a87b-47f14b73162a_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

BANGKOK — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar, Bangladesh Sign Agreement on Rohingya Return

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/myanmar-bangladesh-sign-agreement-on-rohingya-return-/4131494.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed an agreement for the return home of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, according to officials from both countries. Myint Kyaing, a permanent secretary ...