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Bangladesh warns Myanmar over violating air space


Dhaka, Sept 17: Bangladesh has accused Myanmar of repeatedly violating its air space and warned that any more “provocative acts” could have “unwarranted consequences”, raising the risk of a deterioration in relations already strained by the Rohingya refugee crisis . Bangladesh said Myanmar drones and helicopters had violated its air space three times — on Sept 10, 12 and 14 — ...

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Iran Military Experts Show Solidarity with Myanmar Muslims


Tehran, Sept 17: Experts and technicians in Iran’s defense industries expressed solidarity with the persecuted Muslims of Myanmar, calling for global action to stop the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist-majority country. In a statement released on Saturday, the Iranian military experts voiced readiness for providing humanitarian aid for the Myanmarese Muslims, hundreds of thousands of whom have crossed ...

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Pakistani shells left three injured in Arnia


Jammu, Sept 17: At least three civilians were injured when Pakistani shells landed in Arnia belt, a Jammu town that lives very close to the international border. The rival armies are reported to have exchanged shells during the last night. The injured were identified as May Devi, 65, Rajni Kumar, 35, and her son Shubam, 12 – all residents of Arnia ...

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OIC has no locus standi to comment on Kashmir: India


New Delhi, Sept 17: India has rejected Organisation of the Islamic Co-operation’s ( OIC ) Jammu and Kashmir statement that “contains factually incorrect and misleading references” and said the group has no locus standi on India’s internal affairs. In its right of reply in response to the statement made by Pakistan on behalf of OIC, India said Jammu and Kashmir is ...

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On Rohingya Muslims question, Asaduddin Owaisi slams BJP: If Tibetan refugees can stay, why can’t they?


Hyderabad, Sept 16: The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen or AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has attacked the Bhartiya Janta Party-led government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Rohingya crisis. Criticising the government over Rohingya refugee issue, the Hyderabad MP questioned that when the government can provide shelter to Buddhist refugees of Tibet then why it wants to send back 40,000 ...

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Afghan Taliban announces to support Pakistan against any aggression by US


Nowshera, Sept 16: The Afghan Taliban have announced that they would support Pakistan against any threat by the Trump administration, pledging to stand by the government in case of any aggressive design pursued by the United States against the country. Surprisingly, the announcement was not made public by the Emarat Islami Afghanistan, the official name of the Afghan Taliban, and was ...

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Turkey will stand with Pakistan unconditionally in difficult times: Tayyip Erdogan


Islamabad, Sept 16: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, according to an official handout issued after the meeting. Upon arrival, Chief Minister Shehbaz was given warm welcome at the Ataturk Airport where Turk officials, as well as Pakistan’s ambassador to Turkey, received him. Talking to Shehbaz Sharif, President Erdogan said that his ...

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40 per cent of Rohingyas in Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh:UN


United Nations, September 15: About 40 per cent of the total Rohingya population living in the Rakhine State of Myanmar has now fled to Bangladesh, the UN has said. Since August 25, the number of Rohingya refugees who have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh has now reached 389,000, Stephane Dujarric, spokesman to the UN Secretary General told reporters ...

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Rohingya Muslims security threat to India as in contact with Pakistani terror groups: India


New Delhi, Sept 15: The Indian government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees were “a threat to national security”, pushing back against condemnation of its plans to deport them. India’s top court is hearing a challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government’s decision to deport Rohingya Muslims, filed by two Rohingyas living in Delhi who fled their village ...

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