Eighteen ambassadors to Myanmar –– including from the United States, Britain and Turkey –– issued a joint statement on Wednesday, saying they were "deeply concerned," and called for an end to fighting in the country.
There is increasing scepticism about claims of zero cases in under-developed Myanmar and Laos where many of the labourers come from, as fears grow for their weak health care systems and fragile economies.
Aid agencies are particularly concerned about the spread of virus in large, crowded camps, including Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, home to about 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled persecutions in Myanmar in 2017.
Any attempts to revive this long-planned alliance will be ineffective in trying to counter China, and instead will simply be viewed as an alliance of Islamophobes.
Many British Muslim leaders warned the ruling Conservative Party of rising anti-Muslim feelings within the party, but no one paid heed to them.
Saudi Arabia's prioritising of profit over principle has grown exponentially under Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
This is the first real, widespread challenge to its policies the BJP has faced.
A spokesman for Myanmar's military placed the blame of the attack on the Arakan Army , an ethnic armed group seeking greater autonomy of the restive Rakhine state. A spokesman for the Arakan Army, denied responsibility.
That Democratic Party candidates have failed to mention Syria or Bashar al Assad when talking foreign policy is a worrying sign that the US will continue its failed Syria policy.
Many of the 700,000-plus Rohingya who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017 have tried to leave overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district on boats headed for Malaysia.
Trump’s latest travel ban is intended to garner domestic support ahead of 2020 elections, but risks leaving the door wide open to Chinese and Russian expansionism in Africa.
The drastic realignment of international alliances leaves vulnerable Muslims with few powerful friends.
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