Washington announces sanctions against Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to US.
The Cox's Bazar district – home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims – has seen at least 58.5 centimetres of rain since July 2, Bangladesh's meteorological department said.
The government took the unprecedented step of ordering mobile phone operators to shut down all internet data across at least eight townships in Rakhine and one in neighbouring Chin state.
Malaysia FM Saifuddin Bin Abdullah says perpetrators of violence against Myanmar's minority must "be brought to justice," in talks with members of Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathered in Thailand conference.
India and Myanmar have managed to put aside their differences to tackle a common enemy.
The soldiers were sentenced in 2018 for 10 years over killing a group of Rohingya Muslims but served less than the journalists who uncovered the killing.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who've been behind bars since December 2017, were convicted of possessing classified documents relating to security operations in Rakhine during a brutal military crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.
Report shows refugee settlements and nearby residential areas in Bangladesh face significant food insecurity as Bangladesh police shoot refugee suspects accused of economic crimes.
Contributions will come in from 132 partners including the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Migration Agency (IOM).
Police found the refugees at two separate places in Cox's Bazar, raising the number of Rohingya being rescued from traffickers to more than 100 in less than a week.
Amnesty International says it has "received reports that army divisions involved in atrocities against Rohingya in 2017 have been deployed to Rakhine state again in recent weeks," amid fighting between the military and a Buddhist militia.
The United Nations' Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee said that for the Rohingya to return to their land "the perpetrators must be held to account."
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