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.
Floods and landslides caused by heavy downpours wreaked havoc in the region, killing at least 100 people in a week. Officials warned the death toll could rise.
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.
Authorities orders all mobile phone operators to suspend internet data in nine townships across Rakhine and neighbouring Chin State, citing "use of internet activities to coordinate illegal activities."
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.
Bangladesh plans to relocate over 100,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char island. NGOs have expressed their concerns at the proposal given the lack of infrastructure on the island and potential environmental dangers.
More than 103,000 Rohingya out of over a million who fled Myanmar will be moved to Bhashan Char but international groups warn that the move could be risky.
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