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Border Patrol agents arrest 10 Bangladeshi nationals

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Agents with the Laredo Sector Border Patrol arrested 10 undocumented immigrants from Bangladesh. Border Patrol says on January 11th and 13th agents encountered the individuals after they illegally crossed the Rio Grande River into Laredo. According to reports, there have been

KGNS.TV - 2018-01-18 19:39:00

FCA calls on Sri Lanka to secure release of journalists in Myanmar

The Foreign Correspondents' Association (FCA) of Sri Lanka is deeply concerned over the continued detention of two journalists in Myanmar and urge the authorities to release them without further delay. The FCA Sri Lanka called on the Myanmar authorities to ensure due process and release Wa Lone and

COLOMBOGAZETTE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:11:00

India soon to have its first Tourism University

IIHM, International Institute Of Hotel Management, one of the premier and well-known Hospitality and Tourism Group of Institutes with campuses in the cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Bangkok, together with IAM, it's sister concern with campuses in Goa, Ko

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD.COM - 2018-01-18 16:54:17

Ethnicity and Electoral Fraud in Britain

Several reports have highlighted that, within Britain, allegations of electoral fraud tend to be more common in areas with large Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities. However, the extent of this association has not yet been quantified. Using data at the local authority level, this paper shows that

AMREN.COM - 2018-01-18 18:27:25

More Rohingya flee Myanmar as Bangladesh prepares to start repatriation

TEKNAF, Bangladesh (Reuters) - More than 100 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar since Wednesday, with the latest refugees saying army operations are continuing in troubled Rakhine State, raising doubts about plans to send back 655,500 who had already fled. Scores more were w

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 11:50:13

Elephants and Rohingya Muslim refugees jostle for space in Bangladesh

Mohammed Alam and his young family were enjoying their first good night's sleep in a long time when the elephant attacked their tent. He and his wife, both Rohingya Muslims, had fled their village in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state after soldiers began burning houses. They had trekked for five days

USA TODAY - 2018-01-18 11:07:22

Asia Rice-Top exporters eye deals with Indonesia, Philippines; prices jump

BENGALURU, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Rice prices in Thailand and Vietnam received a major boost this week from a potential deal with Indonesia, while robust demand from Bangladesh propelled rates higher for the staple grain in top exporter India. In Thailand, the world's second-biggest rice exporter, b

AGRICULTURE ONLINE - 2018-01-18 12:46:15

Oil spill off China coast now the size of Paris

The Sanchi sank Sunday after burning for days in the East China Sea The tanker burst into flames after colliding with a Hong Kong-registered freight ship

CNN - 2018-01-18 10:19:19

FIFA Rankings: India begin 2018 in 102nd position

The Indian national football team are positioned 102nd in the world, according to the latest FIFA Rankings published on Thursday 18 January 2018. In the first set of rankings published in the calendar year, the Blue Tigers move three places up from the December 2017 rankings, where they were 105th.

GOAL.COM - 2018-01-18 11:00:30

Bangladesh: Impunity Endures for Rights Violations

A Rohingya refugee stands next to a pond in the early morning at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh December 26, 2017. 2017 Marko Djurica/Reuters (New York, January 18, 2018) - Bangladesh authorities failed to respond to repeated and serious allegations of secret detentions, en

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-01-18 08:15:00

Neighbors wonder about possible connection in Wichita murders

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The Wichita Police Department says it is still actively investigating three unsolved murders that happened in east Wichita over the Thanksgiving weekend. Huong Pham, 62, and her 23-year-old son, Cody Ha, were found dead in their home in the 7500 block of East Huntington just aft

KWCH.COM - 2018-01-17 19:45:00

Upcoming Monsoons in Bangladesh Put Rohingya Children at Risk

The U.N. children's fund warns more than one-half million Rohingya refugee children in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, are at risk of disease outbreaks leading to many deaths during the upcoming cyclone and monsoon season. Bangladesh gets battered by tropical storms during two seasons every year. Aid agenc

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-01-17 13:00:04

Zimbabwe beat Si Lanka in ODI

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Zimbabwe survived a Thisara Perera scare to beat Sri Lanka by 12 runs and secure their first victory in the tri-nation series Wednesday. Tendai Chatara claimed his career best 4-33, including the prized scalp of Perera, to script the victory. Sikandar Raza steered Zimbabwe t

YAHOO! - 2018-01-17 15:19:15

Risk of hunger and crime as U.N. cuts food for refugees in east Africa

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cuts in food rations for 1.5 million refugees in east Africa, due to funding shortages, could increase school dropouts, crime and malnutrition, a United Nations official said on Wednesday. With humanitarian needs soaring around the world, donors are prioritizi

REUTERS - 2018-01-17 17:32:05

Pranab Mukherjee laments brain drain of professionals

Former President Pranab MukherjeeMukherjee also asked researchers of sociology and politics in South Asian universities to explore reasons behind a common fact that saw assassinations of top independence leaders of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burma and Sri Lanka soon after their independence exposi

THEHANSINDIA.COM - 2018-01-17 14:21:00

Myanmar police kill seven protesters after gathering turns violent

YANGON - Myanmar police shot dead seven demonstrators, while 12 were injured in troubled Rakhine State, after a local gathering celebrating an ancient Buddhist Arakan kingdom turned violent. The demonstrators gathered late on Tuesday in Mrauk U township in the northern part of Rakhine to mark the en

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-17 14:18:40

Bangladesh operators rally to LTE licence call - Mobile World Live

Five mobile operators in Bangladesh applied for LTE licences, with the four private companies - Grameenphone, Banglalink, Robi Axiata and Citycell - planning to participate in a 4G spectrum auction scheduled for 13 February. State-owned Teletalk, which holds 25MHz of spectrum across three bands, did

MOBILEWORLDLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 08:31:41

Rakhine clash exposes Myanmar's combustible ethnic mix

The deaths of seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in Myanmar's north has cast fresh light on the complex swirl of religious and ethnic tensions in one of the country's poorest and most troubled regions. Rakhine state usually makes the news because of the Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority who have fle

YAHOO! - 2018-01-17 10:10:26

Atrocity Alert No. 88: Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria and Central African Republic

Despite repeated warnings from international humanitarian and human rights organizations that the situation in Rakhine State remains unsafe for the return of Rohingya refugees, implementation of a repatriation agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar is set to begin on 23 January. Officials held a m

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Concerns surround Rohingya repatriation plan

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Concerns are mounting over a joint plan from Myanmar and Bangladesh to repatriate hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine State.

CNN - 2018-01-17 06:48:53