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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes images of muddy swimmers in Israel; a couple in their hurricane-

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 07:44:49

Reno-based nonprofit travels to Bangladesh to provide care for Rohingya refugees

Kowsar Khan, president of Reno-based nonprofit Duwell International, traveled this month to the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to escape persecution in Myanmar. According to Khan, Duwell International aims to become the "forefront healthca

RENO GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 22:29:51

Protesters call for end to humanitarian crisis in Myanmar

More than 100 people gathered on Boston Common on Saturday afternoon to sound a call to action about the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, where thousands of members of a Muslim minority group have fled into neighboring Bangladesh to escape a military operation. Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya community has

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Ro Khanna discusses ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, H-1B visas at town hall meeting

About 150 people turned out Wednesday evening at a town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna at Ohlone College's Jackson Theatre in Fremont. Audience members lobbed questions at the District 17 congressman about local and international issues alike. A topic that garnered a lot of attention was the kil

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-09-21 04:55:36

See todays top photos and viral videos from around the country and the world

From the top news stories to those that are just plain quirky you can see the best photos and videos from around the country and the world every day. TOP PHOTOS In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 photo, Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stretch out their arms out

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-22 17:15:00

How did the Persecution of Burma's Rohingya Arise?

Some 420,000 Rohingya Muslims, a religious and ethnic minority community in Myanmar, have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since August this year. The United Nations has called the Rohingya the world's most persecuted minority group and described the atrocities by Myanmar's authorities as "ethnic cle

JUANCOLE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:46:44

The Latest: Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of laying mines

UNITED NATIONS The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Bangladesh's prime minister is accusing Myanmar of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims and laying land mines to prevent those who fled to Bangladesh from returning. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina demanded tha

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 23:59:59

How We Were Seduced by Aung San Suu Kyi

As the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar has unfolded over the past month, one of the most visceral aspects of the commentary in the international media has not been the trauma of the poor people who are pouring over the mined borders into Bangladesh. Rather, it has been our collective heartbreak in the We

NEWSWEEK - 2017-09-22 15:11:18

WHO mounts high-impact health response in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

These are some of the priority health needs of the more than 420,000 vulnerable people who have sought refuge in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after fleeing their homes in Myanmar's Rakhine state beginning late August. Over 388,000 of them - mostly women, children and the elderly - now reside in a series

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-21 09:46:00

Smith happy with captaincy record

KOLKATA: Skipper Steve Smith yesterday dismissed suggestions that his captaincy was under threat after a string of disappointing performances by the once all-conquering Australian side. Smith's men were recently tested in a two-match Test series against low-ranked Bangladesh that ended 1-1, after go

GDNONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 04:10:31

Refugees reject claim that some Rohingya safe

The Rohingya refugees began fleeing Myanmar from August 25 when Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) rebels attacked police checkposts and killed 12 security personnel, triggering a military crackdown. "Since the refugees have no home to return to right now, New Delhi must show some magnanimity", s

LIDTIME.COM - 2017-09-22 00:01:55

Myanmar: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 2 2017 | June - 22 September

150 million requested (US$) 76.4 million received (US$) 50% Funded Over 400,000 people flee their homes in northern Rakhine 429,000 refugees arrive in Bangladesh, while others are internally displaced in Rakhine Following a series of attacks on police and military posts in northern Rakhine on 25 Aug

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-22 13:24:00

The Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya Could Be the New Myanmar's Original Sin

In 2016, the world had high hopes for Myanmar. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi had gone from prisoner to the de facto leader of a country slowly moving toward democracy. In 2017, innocent civilians in Myanmar are watching their homes burn. The military is killing people and forcing entire communitie

FOREIGN POLICY - 2017-09-22 15:41:28

U.S. Vice President Pence Urges U.N. Security Council To Take Action On Humanitarian Crisis Of Rohingya Refugees

POLITICO: Pence calls on U.N. to take action on humanitarian crisis in Myanmar "Vice President Mike Pence challenged the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to take action on the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, as Rohingya Muslims continue fleeing to Bangladesh to escape what the U.N. has

KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION - 2017-09-21 14:51:11

WHO sets up health monitoring, early warning alert in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar, 22 September 2017: To monitor health issues affecting the over 422 000 people in camps and settlements in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, WHO has set up a Control Room as part of the humanitarian health response. "The Control Room will help strengthen disease surveillance system and daily rep

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-22 10:34:00

2 Myanmar photojournalists freed on bail in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh police say two Myanmar photojournalists arrested while covering a massive influx of Rohingya refugees from their country have been released on bail, but that they can't leave the country because the charges against them have yet to be dropped. Their attorney Jyotirmoy

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-23 13:19:00

Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block an aid shipment to Muslims in Rakhine State, where the United Nations has accused the country's military of ethnic cleansing The incident late on Wednesday, ended when police fired in the air to disperse t

REUTERS - 2017-09-21 16:53:25

Amnesty says fires continue at Rohingya villages in Myanmar

BANGKOK (AP) - Amnesty International said new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended. The London-based group said i

YAHOO! - 2017-09-23 02:14:10

Myanmar Cardinal calls on international community to not abandon Aung San Suu Kyi

MUMBAI, India - Myanmar's first Cardinal says Aung San Suu Kyi needs the support of the international community during the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine State. Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, said Suu Kyi has been over criticized - "sometimes mercilessly" - by many in internat

CRUXNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 05:32:51

Bangladesh: Immediate Action needed to Avert Massive Public Health Disaster

KUTUPALONG,BANGLADESH/NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017-A massive scale-up of humanitarian aid is needed in Bangladesh to avoid a public health disaster following the arrival of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, warned the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/

MSF USA - 2017-09-21 16:52:44