The UN has expressed concern over "reports of intensified fighting" in northwest Rakhine state's Rathedaung township.
Aid groups say the pace of new arrivals in Bangladesh has escalated since January 3, as India hands over more stateless Muslim refugees to Myanmar army.
Ethnic Rakhine militants launched pre-dawn raids on four police stations near Bangladesh border, Myanmar army says. Militant group Arakan Army, which wants more autonomy, says it took 14 security personnel "prisoners of war".
Rohingya refugees demand Dhaka recognise their ethnicity as 'Rohingya' and that officials and aid agencies stop sharing their family information with Myanmar fearing reprisals.
The men, who had been in detention for immigration offences since 2012, were handed over to Myanmar authorities at a border crossing in India's northeast state of Manipur.
Myanmar’s government says it repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees, among 700,000 who fled to Bangladesh during a brutal crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state. However, Bangladesh and the UN refugee agency disputed the repatriation claim.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) survey finds that at least 6,700 Muslim Rohingya were killed by Myanmar's military in the first month of a violent crackdown in Rakhine State which began in late August.
Global aid groups warn Myanmar they will not operate in any camps for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state, saying refugees must be allowed to settle in their original homes.
The UN women's rights panel has asked information within six months on rapes and sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls by Myanmar security forces.
US Secretary of State urges Myanmar forces to desist from committing abuses against Rohingya. and allow their safe passage home.
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army says it's "determined to stop tyranny and oppression" but would welcome any peace offer from Myanmar. Meanwhile, a Bangladeshi group has urged Dhaka to arm Rohingya Muslims.
"They beat us, slaughtered us and burnt our houses," says an elderly man, forced to flee the brutality of Myanmar's military. Our correspondent writes from a camp in Bangladesh, where Rohingya refugees are living in conditions unfit for animals.
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