Monday, January 22, 2018

Bangladesh says the Rohingya will be returned in coordination with the UN

Bangladesh on Sunday sought to reassure the international community of a plan to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Burma by confirming that the process was "optional" and would be coordinated with the United Nations. In an explanation of the plan to Western...

Myanmar completes preparations for the return of the Rohingya as suspicions about the plan grow

Myanmar is finalizing a plan to return the first batch of Muslim Rohingyas who fled the conflict in Rakhine state despite growing uncertainty about the plan between refugees and the United Nations, state media said on Saturday. According to the New Global Light of Myanmar,...

UN warns of “loss of generation” in conflict in southern Sudan

Seventy percent of southern Sudanese children do not go to school and a newly-born state faces the risk of losing a generation, making it harder to rebuild after the conflict, a UN official said. South Sudan, which broke away from Sudan in 2011, has experienced...

Rohingya refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says the Myanmar government must guarantee the safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims. UNHCR spokesman, Andrej Mahecic says major challenges have to be overcome including informing the refugees about the situation in their areas of origin and...

Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete the return of the Rohingya within two years

Bangladesh said on Tuesday it had agreed to complete the process of returning the Muslim Rohingya to Myanmar within two years from the start of the repatriation process. The plan for the return of the Rohingya, which Myanmar says will begin next Tuesday, has received...

Yemen suffering

The United Nations has once again sounded the alarm about a catastrophic humanitarian situation in Yemen following Saudi Arabia’s devastating war. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says more than three-quarters of Yemenis are in urgent need of aid. It says some...

Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh says it has agreed with Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims recently displaced by an army crackdown. A statement by Dhaka did not specify when the process would begin. But it said the process would be completed within two years from...

Attraction generosity: Jeff Bezos donated $ 33 million for scholarships to migrants

The founder of Amazon is the only one of the five richest people in the world who did not join Giving Pledge and practically does not donate money to charity. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet, donated $ 33 million to...

The world is a step away from the nuclear war: Pope

The pope's remarks came on his way to visit Chile and Peru after a false warning of a missile was fired on Hawaii, sparking panic in the US state and highlighting the possibility of a nuclear war with North Korea inadvertently. "I think we are...

A developer test protects women from cervical cancer

Researchers have developed a new cervical cancer screening test, which could double the rate of early diagnosis. The ZedScan, developed by an expert British doctor, found that it caused minor changes in the cells of the uterus before it became cancerous. This means that women can...

Somali youth movement forces parents to hand over their children

Somali al-Shabaab rebels linked to al-Qaeda are increasingly threatening civilians to force their children to be "indoctrinated and trained militarily," Human Rights Watch said in a report on Monday. The organization said an aggressive campaign to recruit children began in mid-2017, and jihadists have resorted...

Pope fears an “accident” could lead to nuclear war

Pope Francis said on Monday that the world stood on the edge of the threat of nuclear war, adding that the situation was frightening. The pope made his remarks on the flight to Chile and Peru, the day after a missile alert turned out to...

The main songs of Dolores O’Riordan and The Cranberries

The leader of the Irish rock band The Cranberries, Dolores O'Riordan, died at the age of 46. As stated in the message of the native singer, which leads the British edition of The Daily Mail, O'Riordan recently was sick. She died in London, where she...

Burmese army confirms for the first time the discovery of a mass grave of the Rohingya

The Burmese army admitted for the first time on Wednesday the existence of a mass grave of the Rohingya in Rakhine state, and the involvement of 10 members of the Muslim minority in Burmese security forces. "The residents of Indian village and members of the...

43 dead in abandoned mines in Cameroon in 2017: NGO

At least 43 people were killed in Cameroon in 2017 at abandoned mining sites after mining companies invested them, the country's forestry and rural development agency Fuder told AFP on Wednesday. "The number of people who died in mine drilling ... has risen to 43...

Survivors say about 50 migrants may have died off the coast of Libya

About 50 people aboard the boat were missing and possibly dead, survivors from a boat sank off the coast of Libya said on Tuesday. The Libyan Coast Guard rescued about 300 migrants from three boats off the coast on Tuesday but one of the boats...

How much did the war on terror cost Americans?

The "Washington war on terror" has cost the world, US taxpayers, more than $ 5.6 trillion, according to the political magazine The Nation, drawing on the results of studies in this regard. The results of the "Costs of War" project, launched by a team of...

Storm in Madagascar has left 29 dead and 100,000 injured

Twenty-nine people were killed and more than 100,000 injured by the storm, which swept over parts of the island of Madagascar off the coast of eastern Africa last weekend, authorities said Monday. Seventeen people were killed on Monday after a house collapsed after a dust...

The last will of the serial murderer Charles Manson

The last will of the serial killer Charles Manson became known. This is reported by the "Los Angeles Times". According to the testament, all of Manson's remaining property passes to his friend Michael Chenells, with whom he corresponded for the past 30 years. The children...

UN will continue to help the Palestinians until the conflict with Israel is resolved

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) will continue to provide assistance until the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is resolved. This was stated on Monday by the official spokesperson of the Secretary General of the World Organization Stefan Dujarrik,...